5 Ways Your Small Business Can Increase Employee Retention

 Original article posted on LinkedIn For small businesses, retaining your most productive employees is crucial to improving your business long-term and eliminates financial costs. For example, from the article What Was Management Thinking? The High Cost of Employee Turnover it states: For entry-level employees, it costs between 30-50 percent of their annual salary to replace them. For [...]

By | 2018-03-09T20:01:00+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Questions you should ask recruiters before working with them

If you are considering using a recruiter to help you find your next star employee, you are going to pay a large sum of money (fee) for their services. Choosing a recruiter to work with is no different than purchasing any other product or service. You want to learn more about that product or service [...]

By | 2018-03-09T19:57:20+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hiring Tips: 4 Reasons Why Using Multiple Recruiters Could Hurt Your Business

During my 20+ years in recruiting, many companies expressed their feelings on using multiple recruiters for their openings and why they see a benefit. Why Companies Think It's Beneficial The belief that having staffing companies competing against each other, will result in getting better service and a more aggressive search. They think they will receive [...]

By | 2018-03-12T15:39:26+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How I Saved a Small Business over $19,000 in Recruiting Fees

I know, it’s odd that a Recruiter is writing about how they saved a company money in recruiting fees because as you know, recruiting fees are up there.  Typically, recruiting fees run anywhere between 25% to 30% of a candidate’s first-year salary, sometimes even higher with retained search firms that work on C-Level positions. Today, I’m [...]

By | 2018-03-09T20:50:04+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|4 Comments