Entries by Jennifer Celaya

Is your Hiring Process Hurting Your Business?

Hiring the right individual for your business can feel like a daunting process at times. From drafting the job description, marketing the opening, sourcing and screening applicants, interviewing, completing background/reference checks, to making an offer. That’s already seven steps! In today’s hiring market it has become abundantly clear that the standard process of six to…

How to Recruit the Currently Employed

CareerBuilder reports that, as of 2016, “nearly half (48 percent) of employers can’t seem to find the workers they need to fill their job vacancies,” but “76 percent of full-time, employed workers are either actively looking for a job or open to new opportunities.” Companies are not able to satisfactorily fill their open positions using…

What Millennials Can Bring to Your Business

Gallup’s 2016 report, “How Millennials Want to Work and Live,” puts numbers to the suspicions we’ve had all along – millennials are altering the status quo. Millennials hold strongly, more than previous generations, the belief that work has to be more than a paycheck; it has to have real-life value, and millennials aren’t finding the…

Prioritizing Jobs for Hiring

Which positions should take priority in company hiring? While the answer to this question varies from business to business and industry to industry, we’ve outlined for you five points to consider when endeavoring to systematically fill open positions. 1. Study your organizational structure.   Looking at a visual map of employees and their charges can…