How to Effectively Recruit and Retain Millennials

There are some blatant misconceptions when it comes to recruiting Millennials – they are not loyal employees, they only care about what’s in it for them, etc. The truth is, Gen Y is simply motivated by different things. In lieu of salary and stability, this generation values freedom, personal growth and meaningful work. They command autonomy, empowerment and flexibility. They want to be challenged and inspired and they want to… Read More »How to Effectively Recruit and Retain Millennials

Dealing with Counter Offers

Our dreaded fear…the “counter offer”. As the talent war heightens so is the likelihood of a counter-offer. It is vital that you are prepared so that you can in turn prepare your candidate. Research has shown that the typical counter offer is between 15 to 20% of the employee’s current salary though the company making the counter offer may try a variety tactics in addition to a salary increase to… Read More »Dealing with Counter Offers

How to Avoid Bad Hires

The Harvard Business Review estimates that 80 percent of mis-hires are caused by bad hiring decisions. Hiring the wrong person can cost your company thousands of dollars. In fact, the latest statistics show that you could waste three to five times the amount of the employee’s salary simply by hiring and then having to replace an employee within a year of hiring them. Let’s break it down. If you hire… Read More »How to Avoid Bad Hires