What to Do When a Candidate Wants Too Much Money

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Your long recruitment process is finally over: you’ve found the perfect candidate. You send an offer, but you get a disappointing reply. They want more money. Not just more – too much. Much more than you’d ever considered for that position. Now what? In the abstract, of course, it’s easy to suggest the obvious. You… Read more »

Hope is Not a Strategy

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The labor market in Central Oregon remains tight and finding qualified employees continues to be one of the primary barriers for business growth in our market.  Hoping the right candidate will apply to your job or walk through your doors is not a strategy.  The labor market is only going to get tighter for the… Read more »

What Happens if The Candidate Isn’t Right for This Job, But You Don’t Want to Lose Them?

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It’s the goal of any recruitment process: you find the perfect candidate, one you don’t want to lose. There’s a catch, though. They don’t fit with the particular job you’re recruiting for. Flexibility is crucial to long-term team building, so you want to target excellent talent. This is true even when great candidates appear at… Read more »

How to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

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Diversity represents a crucial part of a strong workplace culture. It helps you build an energetic, dynamic team. The process should permeate your entire operation. But building a diverse workforce has to start with the recruitment process. A strong commitment to diversity can invigorate your entire organization. It not only helps you find untapped talent…. Read more »

Best Practices for Performance Management While Remote

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As a good supervisor, you strive to get the best out your team, no matter the circumstances. However, that task gets trickier when direct oversight isn’t actually possible. In those situations, you need to upgrade your managing game. To do that, you should implement the best practices for performance management to get the most out… Read more »

This Year’s Recruiting Trends to Land Top Talent

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It felt good to finally say “goodbye” to 2020. Unfortunately, 2021 isn’t off to a much better start. All signs point to another complicated year…but that doesn’t mean you can put business on hold and wait for better circumstances. You still need to build and manage your team, which involves leveraging this year’s recruiting trends… Read more »

Will Networking Be The Way You Find Your Next Job?

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The start of a new year gives you the opportunity to jumpstart your career development. How do you accomplish this? Networking, of course! By connecting with people, you can find hidden possibilities and increase your chances of landing your ideal position. That makes networking the best way to find your next job. One study suggested… Read more »