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 …

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 …

Values. The Single Most Important Thing to Know About Hiring Right.

In A-Level Talent, Employee Value Proposition, Employer Branding, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Retention Strategies, Team building, Values Based Hiring, Values Blueprint by Barbara Ashton

Have you ever hired someone directly from your competitor, feeling righteously proud about your new trophy hire, only to discover after it was too late that they were a seriously wrong fit? You’re not alone. We’ve all been there, wooed by hearing all the right things, only to learn that age old lesson – action speak louder than words. Scary …

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 …

Money Money Money. It’s a Rich Man’s World.

In Corporate Culture, Demanding Employers, Employers, General, HIring Good People, Retention Strategies, Sustainable Leadership, Team building, Trust in the Workplace by Barbara Ashton

Abba 1976. Remember? I work all night I work all day to pay the bills I have to pay. Almost 40 years later and money is still most business’s number one focus. Smart business you say? Think again. 2 Million People are Quitting Their Jobs Every Month. Still recovering from the recession and with a 7% unemployment rate, there is a …

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Progressive Hiring Process: Hiring Better Faster

In General, Performance Benchmarks, Productivity, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Salary Negotiation by Barbara Ashton

We all know business is business, but when we need people to do our business, it is time to stop, step back, take a big look, think for a moment, and to remember that we are looking for a person. While you may be extremely competent in your hiring process, even the most experienced HR professionals, hiring managers and recruiters can and do lose …

Social Recruitment & Executive Search: The Art Form of Personal Relationships

In General, Online Recruiting, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Social Recruiting, Values Blueprint by Barbara Ashton

As recruiters the one question we get asked a lot is: where do you find your people? Even though we are increasingly reliant on the internet, building relationships is essentially the how, the what, the where, and the why of our business at Ashton & Associates Recruiting. A recent interactive conference headed up by a panel of academics and social media experts took a good …

A Good Employee Onboarding Program – 3 Keys to Your Company’s Success

In A-Level Talent, Bad Hire Situations, Cost of a Bad Hire, Employee Training, Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Retention Strategies, Team building by Barbara Ashton

You’ve hired the best. Now what? You only get one chance to make the right impression on your shiny new employee. Don’t learn this lesson the hard way. I recently took a call from a very disgruntled woman who quit her job after only 10 days due to sheer frustration. She decided to cut her losses sooner than later when she …