Trouble-Free Hiring: 5 Tips To Help You Avoid Potential Headaches

Hiring the right person for your team can be a daunting task. One wrong hire can take up valuable time and resources, not to mention negatively affect the morale of your existing staff. However, with the right approach, you can make the hiring process less stressful and more productive. Here are five tips to help you avoid potential headaches and ensure a trouble-free hiring process.

Money Matters: IT Jobs Ads Should Tell You Exactly What You’ll Earn!

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It is of utmost importance for job seekers to be aware of the salary range indicated in job postings as it can greatly benefit them in various ways. By having a clear understanding of the salary range, job seekers are able to better manage their expectations when applying for a particular role. This helps to ensure that they do not waste their time and resources applying for positions that are not within their desired salary range. Additionally, employers who provide detailed information about the salary range in their job postings are more likely to streamline their hiring process as applicants are able to self-qualify themselves based on the salary range provided. This enhances transparency in the recruitment process. Furthermore, job seekers who are well aware of the salary range indicated in job postings are likely to have an advantage during salary negotiations when offered a job.

What’s More Important, EQ or IQ?

In this month’s Inc magazine, Justin Bariso asks an interesting question: What’s More Important, EQ or IQ? Justin goes on to write, If you could choose to have higher than average cognitive intelligence (IQ), or higher than average emotional intelligence (EQ), which would you pick? Interestingly, many people nowadays like to pit IQ and EQ against … Read more

Clocking in, 21st-century style

​In the era of telecommuting, what qualifies as “working time”? A new paper proposes a way to track employees’ hours on the job while respecting their time off. Matt Palmquist from Strategy & Business authored this engaging article. In the digital age, the idea of taking work home has been given new meaning. The rapid … Read more

Google’s Remote Work Policy Has 9 Great Tips

INC magazine highlighted a story written by Justin Bariso, stating that Google’s remote work policy has 9 great tips you should definitely steal today. He writes: As companies debate whether or not to bring employees back to the office full-time, they scramble to refine their remote work policies. One company they could learn a lot … Read more

What Separates Great Companies From Average Ones?

According to Marcel Schwantes, Founder and CEO of Leadership from the Core, he believes that giving employees more data and more power to make decisions has big benefits. In INC. Magazine’s he wrote the following: ​A new Harvard Business Review report shows the power of putting data in the hands of front-line workers, but it … Read more

Best Tech Jobs 2020, listed the top 20 jobs in an article listed as “Best Tech Jobs 2020: The Most In-Demand Technology Careers” on May 8, 2020. ​1. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer Average Base Salary: $146,085 Job Growth, 2015-18: 344% AI/Machine Learning Engineers are in high demand as the tech industry shifts its focus toward the emerging field … Read more

This is the future of work

​ ​​Jacob Morgan, the 4x Best-Selling Author, Speaker, & Futurist, listed on the the following 17 changes from the past work to the future: ​ Employee engagement… to employee experience For many years we have collectively focused on employee engagement with minimal results, something I talked about in my HBR article a few years ago. That’s … Read more