Tips for Hiring the Right Receptionist

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It’s right there in the job title: receptionist. The person you hire for this role literally receives people, as the first person they encounter when they enter your building, call on the phone or send an online inquiry. Since they are one of the most, if not the number-one, customer-facing employee on your team, you… Read more »

Should You Consider Hiring an Underqualified Candidate?

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Every time you hire someone, you want to select the perfect candidate for the job. Too bad there’s no such thing. Every job applicant has their pros and cons. It’s up to you to weigh all of them, and then make the selection that brings you the closest to perfection. And while they may not… Read more »

How You Can Spot a Top Performer in a Job Interview

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With unemployment at a 17-year low, competition for top talent is fierce across the United States. The most desired candidates on the market have multiple job opportunities to choose from, so you have to be both creative and perceptive when seeking out high performers in interviews. Look for Leadership Potential Find candidates you can develop… Read more »

Learn About the 7 C’s for Finding and Hiring Top Talent

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Without a team of quality, effective employees in all areas, it’s impossible for your business to stand apart, build a brand or develop a unique customer experience. And it all starts with hiring success. Every employee is a significant investment in time, money, resources – and the future of your company. As per the title… Read more »

Selling Your Company to Candidates During Job Interviews

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When it comes to landing A-level job candidates, an interview is not just about you evaluating them. In today’s market, they have the upper hand, and you can bet they’re evaluating you and your company as well. And if they don’t like what they see, they won’t even skip a beat as they go elsewhere…. Read more »

Learn How to Improve Your Brand to Attract Top Talent

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Your employer brand is your company’s reputation as an employer and also its value proposition, or what it offers to potential employees. It should be authentic, sharing “what it’s really like to work here” and providing insight into your culture, as well as candidates’ opportunities for career advancement. Just as you would with your consumer-facing… Read more »

Tips for Managing Challenging Employees

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In your role as a manager, you will inevitably have to deal with difficult employees. They may be insubordinate, overly argumentative or even bullying. The root of the problem may be laziness, boredom or a lack of motivation. Whatever the reasons behind the situation, it’s up to you to nip it in the bud. Evaluate… Read more »

Reasons You Should Reject a Job Candidate

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As you narrow down the field towards making a final hiring decision, what criteria should you use for rejecting job candidates? The process can be overwhelming – and much is riding on your selection. Factors to Consider That pile of dozens – and dozens and dozens – of resumes and applications will get shorter –… Read more »

Tips for Evaluating a Candidate’s Growth Potential During an Interview

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A candidate’s potential is determined by their ability and desire to grow within your company. You’re seeking employees who can not only do the job today, but eventually take on greater responsibilities and add more value to your organization. By looking for the right qualities and asking the right questions, you can ensure a good… Read more »

Tips for Interviewing a Receptionist

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Your receptionist is the face of your company. Every new and current client, job candidate and employee, vendor and visitor interacts with them. Because these impressions are so critical, it goes without saying that having the right person in the role of receptionist is a top priority. Questions to Ask When hiring a receptionist, you… Read more »