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Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at Your Healthcare Agency

It comes as no surprise to you that hiring in today’s climate is tough — especially in healthcare.  On the back end of the pandemic, we’ve seen a talent shortage across the board, which means that qualified and available applicants get hired faster than ever before. Add to that the number of speciality certifications required … Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at Your Healthcare…

Google Job Listings: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Google for Jobs (GFJ) is one of the best platforms for both employers and job seekers alike to post and find open positions. However, Google job listings aren’t the easiest things to set up. Unlike other job boards, GFJ is free and allows for great optimization of your listings in order to get them in front of the audience …

How to Write a Job Description: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second Learning how to write a job description is like mastering an art form.  It needs to accomplish a number of things in a very short time. It needs to explain the job itself, portray your employer brand, attract certain candidates, include Google ranking signals, and grab people’s attention. That’s a big ask! But it is doable… as long as…

How To Avoid A Culture Retreat… As We Start To Go Back To Work?

Today I want to bring up something important which has come up over the last few weeks:  how to avoid what I call a “culture retreat” as your company goes back to the office. Here’s the topic: many companies who are coming back to work have told me that their newly found culture of agility, … Read more» The post How To Avoid A…

Help Your Job Board Emails Avoid Spam

I saw this the other day via the Morning Brew newsletter that I subscribe to. It’s a good example for how to tell people on your email list to mark your emails so they don’t go into spam. I suggest sending something like this at various intervals as a reminder, especially when they first sign up. To help ensure the Brew gets delivered without…

What You Can Do to Avoid Bad Hires

20% – We’re sure this is a number you’re familiar with when it comes to the cost of turnover. Ever since the well-known 2012 report came out putting the average cost of replacing a worker at 20% of that employee’s salary, it gets cited again and again. And it’s an important statistic.

Good Leaders Give Bad News, Bad Leaders Avoid It at All Costs.

I’m always amazed at how so many leaders can get so far in management without learning one of the basic tenants of management. It’s this: Good leaders have to give bad news. Patty Azzarello learned this back when she became the youngest general manager in Hewlett Packard (HP) at the age of 33, and she reminded me of this basic management principle recently when…

How to Avoid These 3 Culture Change Pitfalls

Culture change is a human experience. It’s not just a business imperative, as it has been viewed for decades, as reflected in these expressions: “If we’re going to grow, we have to change the culture” and “This culture is toxic, and it is affecting our customer service.”

Avoid EEOC Trouble By Smart Hiring, Sound Procedures and Soft Skills

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resolved 99,109 employment discrimination claims in fiscal year 2017, resulting in $398 million in compensation paid to claimants. Of the claims resolved, 47% were for retaliation by an employer against a complaining employee. These statistics suggest we are witnessing two phenomena related to the EEOC claims: