When small businesses are looking to make budget cuts, employee training is often what takes the first hit. Not only does a lack of training lead to high turnover rates, it can also lead to critical errors that may cost multiple times over what good training costs. Employee training is … Continue reading
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HR Annie Consulting, an HR consulting company located in Portland, OR, provides a variety of HR services to help companies and industries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Their services range from building clients’ HR processes and employee processes, to hiring strong talent to join clients’ teams. Before having an established applicant … Continue reading
Traditional job interviews are mostly hypothetical, with candidates being asked to speculate on how they’d handle themselves in made up situations with a team of unknown colleagues. This type of interview reveals very little about the candidate besides their ability to give glossy responses to classic interview questions. If interviewers … Continue reading
Being open to a variety of different views is a good thing, regardless of any rhetoric to the contrary. After all, in the United States alone, many of the biggest corporations today were founded by first- or second-generation immigrants, a group that practically ensures diversity. Differences in background make for … Continue reading
Every company wants to attract the best and brightest talent, but not every organization is looking for straight-laced employees with traditional personalities. Creative organizations, unique start-ups, and companies with eccentric leaders are often looking for employees who can fit in with their unconventional company vision. People who fit outside-the-box don’t … Continue reading
The HR industry is continuously shifting its face and direction as the years are passing by. The newest technological breakthroughs along with the quick rise of digital applications are definitely changing the way employers treat their human resources management. We can notice a huge interest coming from investors from all … Continue reading
Most employers start evaluating their employees around the one-year mark when they’re getting ready to give their annual reviews. While this is often when managers start considering the next steps for their team, most employees start thinking about their future much earlier, often right from the time they begin a … Continue reading
If you’re searching for a job, you can now simply Google it. The tech giant recently launched its own job search engine, — Google for Jobs. This new job search engine pulls listings from across the web, providing access to more than a million job postings. Job seekers are first … Continue reading
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Making a bad hire is very costly, but how much does it actually cost? To quantify the amount, let’s do some quick math: The Center for American Progress conducted an in-depth study and determined that the average cost of turnover is 21.4% of an employee’s annual salary. This means that … Continue reading