First Time Manager? 4 Tips to Motivate and Lead Your New Team

First-time managers often report that the job isn’t quite what they expected.  They move from being prized as highly productive front-line staff to a job in which they must manage an interconnected and sometimes conflicting web of relationships.  The first days on the job can be stressful – but they are essential to building a […]

Your Top Candidate Declined Your Job Offer…Now What?

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. […]

4 Strategies to Help You Achieve Better Staffing Results Long Term

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 […]

5 Secrets to an Organized Job Search

Your job search deserves your utmost attention. After all, you are not just looking for a job – you are looking for a place you will enjoy spending eight hours a day tackling projects that inspire and challenge you. To find that dream job, start by getting organized. Here is how: Set up “job search […]

Which Is Better: Hiring for Potential or Experience?

When a key staff member leaves, your instinct is probably to hire based on experience. You need someone who can do the job now, not in 30 or 60 or 90 days. However, hiring for potential provides opportunities that hiring for experience does not. Here’s a quick guide to hiring for potential versus hiring for […]

The Insider’s Guide to Finding a Great Staffing Partner

Is slow hiring costing you the best candidates? Are you throwing more time, effort, and resources into finding “better people” – only to consistently hire those who don’t offer the right cultural fit or who jump ship after only a few months? Do you want to make a big leap forward with your business, but […]