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Hiring for Attitude -Training for High Performance!

In Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Improving Productivity, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiters by Barbara Ashton

People who don’t fly right, ie., fit your culture and values, fail to adapt, don’t (or won’t) learn, and therefore can’t form the kind of positive relationships that build morale, productivity and culture. If these people exist on your team, the essentials of hiring for attitude may have been grossly overlooked in your hiring process. You’re not alone. Close to 90% of new hires fail …

Completely Fed Up With High Turnover? 5 Onboarding Tips Guaranteed to Turn Things Around.

In Employer Branding, Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Improving Productivity, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Okanagan Headhunter, onboarding, Performance Benchmarks, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Reducing Turnover, Retention Strategies, Team building by Barbara Ashton

Not convinced you need an onboarding strategy? Sit down with your hiring managers and ask yourselves two simple questions … A: How long does it take for you to know when a new employee is going to be a long-term productive member of your team? B: How long does it take for a new employee to exhibit the values and …

Crazy High Recruiter Fees? What You Need to Know to Make Your Investment Pay Off

In Employers, Headhunter Fees, Headhunters, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Recruiting Fees by Barbara Ashton

The first question many employers ask right out of the gate is “How much will it cost me?” Because there seems to be a great deal of controversy and myth associated with headhunters and recruiter fees, we did some research. And what we came up with – the uncontested facts and figures – well, some of these surprised even us.  The Elephant in the Room …

On Finding a Good Recruiter for Your Company

In Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Using a Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Building trusting relationships with employers and candidates, and then managing those relationships via highly developed skills, tools and processes… that is the fine art of a good recruiter.   Why Employers Use Recruiters Right fit employees are the single most important factor in business. Increasing profitability and ensuring sustainable growth for your company can only be achieved when you are working on …

6 Employee Onboarding Tips Guaranteed to Build Engagement

In Employers, Hiring, Hiring New Grads, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Okanagan Headhunter, onboarding, Productivity, Retention Strategies by Barbara Ashton

To measure your company’s effectiveness in employee onboarding, let’s start with a few questions you should be asking yourself about an employee in their first six months. These questions are designed to help you determine whether or not your current onboarding program is working: Q 1. How long does it take for you to know when a new employee is …

Tough Guys Finish Last…12 Surefire Ways to Resolve Workplace Conflict

In Corporate Culture, Cost of a Bad Hire, Employers, General, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Management, Productivity, Retention Strategies, Team building, Trust in the Workplace, Workplace Conflict by Barbara Ashton

Let’s face it. With workplace conflict being the number one cause of stress, absenteeism, turnover and lost productivity, we could all stand to be a little happier at work. Conflict in the Workplace is Inevitable, Normal and Natural. The problem is that some folks are easier to get along with than others. And it’s only natural that any workplace that employs …

How Today’s Top Employers are Hiring the Best People

In A-Level Talent, Corporate Culture, Delegation, Employer Branding, Employers, General, Headhunters, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Sustainable Leadership, Team building, Trust in the Workplace, Uncategorized, Values Based Hiring by Barbara Ashton

Have you ever wondered how certain companies are consistently hiring the best people? How do they attract and keep the best and brightest employees? Finding and hiring great people can be an agonizing experience for even the most seasoned hiring manager. Hiring managers and business owners consistently tell me their hiring process is far less than what they’d like it to …

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5 Very Good Reasons for Using a Recruiter to Hire

In Cost of a Bad Hire, Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Using a Recruiter, Working with recruiters by Barbara Ashton

The words I most like to hear from our clients? Here they are. “Barbara, you cost us a lot of money up front, but it was worth every penny down the road.” And I know I’m not alone in saying this. I mean who in business wouldn’t want to hear the sweet music of that kind of value statement coming …

The Succession Plan for Business Owners and Hiring Managers

In A-Level Talent, Employers, Headhunters, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership Training, Management Training, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Succession Planning, Sustainable Leadership, Team building by Barbara Ashton

CFO: What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us? CEO: What happens if we don’t, and they stay? I have no idea where this quote originated. What I do know is that I posted it to my LinkedIn profile and almost instantly received over a thousand likes and shares. One would think I would …

Video: The #1 Interview Question to Ask Any Serious Candidates

In Employers, General, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips by Barbara Ashton

As a business owner or hiring manager, the time you invest in an interview is important. Learn how to identify early on in the interview process whether or not your candidate is motivated and well-suited to becoming a part of your team. Wasting time with a wrong fit candidate is the bane of just about every business owner and hiring manager I know. …