3 Tips to Building a Dynamic Workforce for a Competitive Edge

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By Terri Gallagher (This is a guest post by Terri Gallagher of Gallagher and Consultants. If you’d like to learn more about the new workforce landscape, join us on Tuesday, October, 9th at 1:00 pm EST / 10:00 am PST for a 1-hour live webinar called “Death of the Gold Watch” – Rise of the… Read more »

HR INSIGHTS | How To Create Positive Candidate And Employee Experiences

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Regardless of what product or service it provides, a company is only as good as its people: without the right people, business grinds to a halt. Savvy leaders know better than to underestimate the value of their employees—and are always looking for ways to improve that aspect of their organizations. In every issue of ExecuTeam HR Insights, we aim to provide… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Top Employees! 5 Retention Strategies to Follow.

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With the economy back in full swing and talent in many sectors at a premium, the focus on retention is at an all-time high.  Skip the gimmicks and employ these five strategies to improve retention and reduce your hiring costs: Get feedback. Start by talking to your current staff. What do they like most about… Read more »

Easing the Pain Staffing Strategies to Leverage When an Employee Quits

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“I’d like to hand in my resignation.” No manager wants to hear those words, especially when the person saying them is a key member of the team.  But employee turnover is a fact of life – and when it happens to your company, it’s one you must manage proactively in order to minimize disruptions and… Read more »

Your Top Candidate Declined Your Job Offer…Now What?

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It’s been weeks, or maybe months. You’ve waded through endless resumes, narrowed down the field to a handful of candidates, and extended an offer to your top choice…only to hear “Thanks, but no thanks.” What do you do now? Here’s how to bounce back after your top candidate turns down your offer: Find out why…. Read more »

4 Strategies to Help You Achieve Better Staffing Results Long Term

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In today’s economy, Houston companies are finding themselves competing for the best candidates in nearly every field. Not sure how you can pull in better candidates no and in the future without breaking your budget? Consider these four tips. Create (and follow!) a hiring plan. Having a strategic staffing plan can help your company align… Read more »

The Employer’s Guide to Understanding Types of Staffing

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For most businesses, payroll occupies a significant portion of the budget, and if you’re like most businesses, you’ve probably spent some time trying to control your staffing costs while retaining essential talent needed to obtain business goals. One point to consider is that not all of your employees need to be full time. Don’t have… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Faced With a Hiring Decision

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Many hiring managers dream of being in this position: You have narrowed down the search to two outstanding candidates. Both of them have the expertise to thrive in the position and would make a strong addition to your company’s culture. Which do you hire? Although finding two strong candidates is a plus, having to choose… Read more »

Strategic Staffing: 2016 Staffing Tips

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As one of the leading recruiting firms in the Gulf Coast Area, ExecuTeam knows that too many times, employers lose a key person and then rush to fill the position. But effective staffing stems from being proactive, rather than reactive. In order to get ahead of the game, you need to create a strategic staffing… Read more »

5 Tips to Help You Plan for Your 2016 Hiring Needs

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The new year is just around the corner. Before the first quarter of 2016 and the annual round of performance reviews begin, take some time to review your hiring plans from last year and start predicting who you’ll need to meet 2016’s goals. Here’s how: Summarize your achievements last year. Look at who you hired… Read more »