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Background Checks for New Employees: What’s Legal?

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Hiring a new employee can be incredibly stressful. It requires time, money, and effort, maybe from multiple people on your team. This is why it’s important to get the hire right the first time—so you don’t spend any more time than you have to on finding competent people to fill…

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Tips for Onboarding: How to Make Sure Your New Employees Stay

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Finding and hiring a new employee is stressful, and unfortunately, the stress doesn’t end once the hire is complete.    Once a new employee has joined your team, it’s time for a new challenge—onboarding.    Like many other aspects of hiring, there’s a right way and a wrong way to…

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Ways Technology Can Make Hiring Easier

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Technology has improved our lives in many ways—some of them very unexpected.    Take hiring, for example. It might not be the first thing you think about when you consider technological advances of the last decade, but the fact is, technology has changed the hiring process for the better.  …

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How Startups Can Build Quality HR Teams

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Let’s face it: HR isn’t exactly a priority for most startups.   In fact, some startups may even see HR (human resources) as a function of the “corporate” world, which is usually a world that startups are trying to remove themselves from.   For this reason, startups often take a…

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Checklist for Writing a Good Job Listing

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What’s the first step to making a great hire? Writing a great job listing!   While every part of the hiring process is important, you aren’t going to get anywhere if you don’t have a detailed job listing that attracts the right pool of candidates.   The best way to…

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5 Tips for Landing Your First Post-College Job

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Graduating college is a huge step. Whatever degree you’ve earned, you’ve put a lot of time and effort into learning the material and skills you need to help you succeed for the rest of your life.   Of course, while your college graduation is an important end to your college…

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4 Reasons Why Your Business May Need an IT Consultant

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When it comes to technology, many business owners are in the dark.   Sure, you might know the basics (connecting to WiFi is pretty much necessary these days), but if things get a little more complicated—which software to use and when to update it, removing viruses, analyzing data, and so…

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How to Find Motivation for Monday

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If rainy days and Mondays—and especially Mondays—always get you down, you’re not alone. In fact, up to 76% of Americans experience “Sunday night anxiety” in anticipation of the new work week starting on Monday morning.   There’s a reason Mondays have a bad rap: work is a source of real…

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How to Recruit Cybersecurity Talent Without Knowing Cybersecurity

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As technology ingrains itself into the day-to-day operations of almost every business in the world, cybersecurity becomes increasingly important.   The need for talented cybersecurity professionals is very real; in fact, cybersecurity is consistently rated among the top most difficult positions to fill in the tech industry. This is partly…

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