4 reasons leaders should be able to do any job at the company (even the entry level ones)

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By Ryan Rafols – Fast Co. Despite the hardships, the great thing about doing the dirty work is that as you grow and scale your teams, you have a fundamental understanding of every aspect of what it takes to run your business–because you’ve done it all. When people think of leaders who carry the illustrious… read more

How to Spot Lies in a CV

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By Andrew Fennell – Undercover Recruiter With new research from Robert Half’s Office Team suggesting that nearly half of candidate’s lie within their CV (a 25% increase from their 2011 survey) as a recruiter you need to enhance your ability to spot those white lies. Using probing questions, fine-tuning your sifting skills and going beyond simply… read more

How you treat your loyal employees determines your future.

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By Oleg Vishnepolsky – LinkedIn 2 in 5 managers fail within their first 18 months according to Harvard Business Review. The main reason is departures or de-motivation of their best employees. Yes, “people do not quit companies, they quit their bosses.” Everyone knows that, including those bosses. So why do they not stop their best… read more

Succession Planning: Leverage Employee Retirement Plans to Achieve Objectives

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By Tiffany C Wright – Spark ADP By including personnel management concerns in your employee retirement plans, you can support valuable succession planning at your organization. Effective succession planning is multi-faceted. It ensures the continuity and viability of the organizations from multiple perspectives. People — and their identification, development and placement — are the largest… read more

Meet Kathy Pape – Newest American Recruiters Franchise Owner

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We sat down with American Recruiters’ newest Franchisee, Kathy Pape and found out all about what makes her such a unique and successful businesswoman, her competitive nature and why she’s such a great fit for our company….and yours.   Our team met with her for a short interview, while Kathy was on a recent visit… read more

Top Tips For Shortlisting Candidates

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By Rob Scott-UndercoverRecruiter Shortlisting candidates is potentially the most important part of the recruitment process. With the majority of roles often having tens or even hundreds of applicants, ensuring that you’re selecting the most relevant candidates to go through to the next stage of the process is crucial to recruitment success. Robert Scott, Managing Director… read more

6 Common Contributors to Uncomfortably High Employee Turnover Rates

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By Manish Dudharejia – RecruitLoop Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Manish Dudharejia – Founder & CEO of E2M Solutions. His opinions are his own. Good talent is hard to find, and in some cases, it is even harder to keep. High turnover rates within a company can not only slow down the process of advancement and success,… read more

There’s an optimal time to give negative feedback

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By Leah Fessler – QZ.com Oh, the joys of being criticized. There’s nothing like being told you’re bad at something, especially when the dig comes from someone you respect. Some, including my former employer, harangue you into believing that every piece of feedback is a gift—no matter how badly it stings. These people are probably right…. read more