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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 …

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 …

It’s Your final Interview… Now What?

In Headhunters, Hiring, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

You’ve made it through your first and second, maybe even third interview. Human resources has given the hiring manager a thumbs up. Now it’s your final interview and you’re in the home stretch. What you KNOW: There are people in the organization who really like you. They’ve gone to bat for you because they feel strongly that there is a good fit for …

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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 …

Executive Search: Is It Worth the Cost?

In A-Level Talent, Cost of a Bad Hire, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Recruiter, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Small Business Hiring, Working with recruiters by Barbara Ashton

Is a search firm cost effective? Your answer depends on whether or not you agree that having the right people working for you will determine whether you are struggling or prospering in your business. Something to think about. It’s like David and Goliath out there. For small-medium businesses the market is increasingly competitive. Larger corporations are generally far better positioned …

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. …

End of Summer Got You Down? 6 Ways to Kick Up Your Team Spirit

In Corporate Culture, Employer Branding, Employers, General, Hiring, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Management, Productivity, Team building, Team Spirit, Trust, Trust in the Workplace by Barbara Ashton

I was out walking the river this morning and got a full frontal attack that the last glorious days of August are here. I cringe feeling the mornings get crisper as the days are getting shorter. But at the same time my heart skips a beat as I look forward to something new. Back to school time has always felt more like New Years than …