Hiring in Round Rock TX

5 Tips to Make a Great Apprentice

Could an apprenticeship be right for the next stage of your professional development? For many skilled trades, apprenticeships are the best way to gain real experience on the job. If you want to make a fantastic impression, here are a few qualities that employers look for when they’re hiring apprentices for their open positions.   Eagerness to Learn  The single most valuable skill a potential apprentice brings to the table is the eagerness to learn. [...]

National Safety Month: Are You Letting Bad Safety Practices Slide?

June is national safety month. How will you recognize it this year? Sometimes, even with the best of intentions, we begin to let small things slip in terms of safety in your manufacturing, warehouse, or office environment. Even in light of COVID-19, when we have too much else to consider regarding safety, we can’t let the other safety aspects slip. Here are some ways safety can be taken for granted and how that can lead to problems.   Consequences of [...]

How to Appeal to New College Graduates with Your Open Jobs

The class of 2020 is graduating with an unprecedented legacy. The final months of their last year of college were different than we’d seen before, and these new graduates will be in a unique position to find jobs out of school. As an employer, how can you appeal to these new graduates and hire them in your company? Consider how well they’ve handled adversity and what a great addition they will be to your staff. Here’s [...]

5 Job Hacks for Recent College Grads

Graduation is upon us. Even with the complicated situation at the end of the 2020 school year, students will be graduating and looking for work. Especially in uncertain times, having an excellent strategy to find employment after graduation will be essential. So how do you go about finding a job after college? Here are some tips to get you started.     Customize Each Resume  It sounds like a lot of extra work, but It will [...]

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left uncertain about whether their companies will last through this crisis. While the numbers are [...]

Are Your Interviews Making Candidates Run for the Hills?

Not all interviews are created equal. If you talk to job seekers, you’ll hear dozens of interview horror stories. What’s worse is when you find out that your interview experience is at the top of their “worst” lists. Are your interviews repelling candidates and making them disinterested in accepting your job? What can you do to improve the situation and make a good employer impression on candidates? Here are some things that can scare off [...]

Confronting Your Employees About Less Than Status Quo Work Ethic

Not every conversation you have as a manager is going to be pleasant and positive. Sometimes you have to bite the bullet and have that difficult conversation with an employee who isn’t living up to expectations. If a team member is performing with less than status quo work ethic, what can you say and how can you approach the subject to positively change their path.       Plan Out the Conversation Ahead of Time   When you need to [...]

Proper Ways to Greet An Interviewer

Every part of your job search is a chance to make an impression on a hiring manager. While your resume and cover letter need to stand out from the crowd, you also need to ensure that you’re kept top of mind after an interview. That begins with your greeting. How do you greet an interviewer to show them that you mean business, want the job, and are respectful? Let’s take a closer look.       Body [...]

4 Tips to Become A Company Your Employees Will Want to Brag About

The gold standard for any employer is to be a company where people genuinely want to come to work. What can you do to ensure that your team is bragging about you and your organization? How can your environment, mission, and corporate culture influence the individual employee experience? Those are the things that attract top talent in the future, so consider these four tips to become a company worth the excitement.       Employee Focused Workplace [...]

Managers Share What Makes an Employee Become Irreplaceable in A Job

The goal of any job seeker is to find a job where they are respected, rewarded, and appreciated. Often that comes down to be an irreplaceable member of the team. But what do employers consider irreplaceable? What personal and professional traits do they prefer when making a hiring decision? Here are some things you can keep in mind while you’re looking for your next perfect job offer.       No Drama The single most important thing you can [...]