Recruiting in the “New Normal” (From the Toledo Blade)

Recruiting today is different than it was even just a decade ago. Unemployment rates are at a historic low, and finding and hiring qualified candidates has become highly competitive. Both employers and job seekers have more choices, and information overload is always a factor. This is what we mean by the “New Normal.” In thisRead More

Three Attributes Every Financial Institution Should Look For When Hiring a New Executive

The changing dynamics of financial institutions have more prominence these days than ever before. Competition and a shift to more productive and efficient processes through new technologies require the leadership roles of these institutions to be forward thinking, entrepreneurial, and influential. These leaders also need to have a keen ability to draw from past experiencesRead More

The Key to Surfacing, Evaluating, and Hiring an All-Star Built for Longevity (Part 2)

There is a multitude of talented people out there, so how can your company provide the right balance of recognition, challenge, and compensation so your employees aren’t likely to jump ship? A CareerBuilder survey determined that job-hopping no longer carries the same stigma it used to. About 45% of employers have come to expect newRead More

The Key to Surfacing, Evaluating, and Hiring an All-Star Built for Longevity (Part 1)

The processes of hiring and training new employees are an investment that any company knows will be worthwhile for growing their business. Discerning the candidates who show the most promise when it comes to retention and longevity isn’t always easy. How can you screen incoming candidates not only to find those most qualified, but alsoRead More

The Difference Between a Poor vs. Great Hiring Process Might be Costing Your Company Millions!

Throughout the course of business, companies invest millions on technology and develop detailed processes for running their business day to day. Unfortunately, very little time and money are spent on developing a sound hiring process, particularly one that attract top talent in a candidate driven market. This can lead to bad habits and unsound hiringRead More

Three Ways Print Marketing Can Supplement Your Digital Hiring Efforts in 2019

Today’s employers focus most of their hiring advertising in the digital sphere. From website, to social media, to online advertising and more, chances are you’ve embraced the latest technologies to establish your brand and set yourself above the competition. Does that mean that print marketing is no longer relevant? Not at all. The most effectiveRead More

Shortage of skilled candidates poses recruitment challenges for law firms

By Marcus Dawson, Esq., WorldBridge Partners DECEMBER 2018 Inability to recruit enough qualified professionals may be the largest barrier to growth across all industries today, and the legal sector is no exception. It’s a candidate’s market right now and, although the market is buoyant, the shortage of skilled candidates is very real. That’s partly because,Read More

How to Attract the Best Talent in Your Industry in Today’s Candidate-Driven Market

There’s no denying that hiring and retaining top talent has become harder than ever before for many organizations. Between the skills gap and an increase in job-hopping, there are many barriers to finding candidates who are not only highly qualified but who have the potential to be long-lasting employees. Unfortunately, many hiring managers are discoveringRead More

Are Your Top Employees Dropping Like Flies? It’s Time to Focus on Retention

As the hiring landscape continues to evolve, companies must focus not only on attracting future talent, but on keeping their current workforce happy. In a candidate-driven market, it’s become clear to leaders in all industries that employee retention needs to be a top priority for maintaining talent for the long term. Employees of today haveRead More

The Guide to Forming A Positive and Productive Company Culture

Almost any knowledgeable workforce development specialist will tell you how important culture is for a company’s success. Without a clearly defined culture, an organization is at serious risk of losing employees and experiencing an inevitable loss of growth. However, despite the attention frequently garnered by this concept, it’s often unclear what truly forms a positiveRead More