Let’s be blunt for a second: If your business has an open position, you need to fill it. Waxing poetic about if/why professionals are unmotivated to return to work isn’t going to help you fill your open position. Whether the market is candidate-driven or employee-driven, if you’re not getting any … [Read more...] about Did the Pandemic Change Your Candidate Sourcing and Screening Processes? It Should Have.
Basic principles of supply and demand tell us that in a candidate-driven market, it is not uncommon for companies to struggle to attract and retain talent; for some organizations, a candidate-driven market can make it feel like the talent pool has dried up entirely. Even when hiring managers and … [Read more...] about Looking to Attract New Talent? You’ll Want to Do This for Your Current Employees
To keep or contract out? For some companies, it is quite literally the million-dollar question. For as long as companies have had employees, there has been a debate over the ownership of recruiting responsibilities and what recruitment structure yields the best results. The traditional school of … [Read more...] about The Great Staffing Debate and why Recruitment Process Outsourcing may have the Answers
Loan processors play an extremely important role in the loan approval process. Handling file prep and organization as well as looking for any red flags requires someone who is skilled and efficient. It is important to hire the right loan processors for your team to limit frustrations and hurdles … [Read more...] about The 6 Essential Soft Skills of Loan Processors
It’s never a call anyone wants to receive. Your resume was great, you were prepared for your interview, but an employer decided to move on with someone else. If this happens once you may think, “I wasn’t a great fit”, but if you find yourself consistently being passed on, that may be a sign it’s … [Read more...] about 9 Ways You’re Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Job Interview
The “work world” is changing and it’s changing fast. With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been a rapid shift from working in-office to working from home. As individuals and organizations are adjusting to remote work, they are also changing their perception of the traditional 9-5 … [Read more...] about Has COVID-19 Killed the 9-5 Work Week?
Mortgage Loan Closers and Funders play a crucial step in the mortgage application process. They are the last set of eyes to review a loan and are responsible for closing and funding residential mortgage loans per company and investor guidelines. It is important to have a strong team of Loan Closer … [Read more...] about Do Your Mortgage Closers and Funders Have These 8 Soft Skills?
The timer starts the second a loan application is submitted. If you do not have a strong underwriting team working for your organization, your business will miss funding deadlines, and you will lose your best performing LO’s. You may also notice yourself questioning the risk level of your customers … [Read more...] about 7 Soft Skills of Successful Underwriters
As we adjust to a new “normal,” businesses’ needs and demands will continue to grow. In the business world, the show must go on, and for some businesses, delaying hiring efforts until after the COVID-19 pandemic is resolved is not a viable option. With nearly all of Americans impacted by a shelter … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Effectively Interview During COVID-19
With the number of COIVD-19 cases on the rise, many businesses have stepped up to do what they can to mitigate the fallout from the spread of the virus. For many businesses, part of their COVID-19 battle plan includes shifting much of their workforce to remote workspaces. In a very short amount of … [Read more...] about The 7 Things I’ve Learned Since I Started Working From Home
Production managers play a key role in ensuring customer expectations are surpassed and customer products are received on time. In this role, it is imperative to have an individual with a strong background and skill set. When choosing individuals to interview for your next production manager … [Read more...] about Identify Top-Quality Production Managers With These 6 Soft Skills
Skill set and technical knowledge are imperative when selecting your team’s next engineer. Often overlooked when considering candidates for specialized positions are applicants’ soft skills. Even in highly technical roles where knowledge and expertise are essential, soft skills are vital in … [Read more...] about High Performing Engineers Possess These 9 Soft Skills
The role of service technician can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but across the board, service technicians are essential to keeping the heart of your business beating. For many, a business’s service team is the face of that company. Service technicians are responsible for ensuring client … [Read more...] about 6 Indispensable Soft Skills of Service Technicians
A lack of inventory at any manufacturing plant can cause operations to come to a grinding halt. Inventory related downtime is extremely costly and puts customer and employee retention at risk. Inventory planners are an essential part of inventory management at any company. Their role is vital to … [Read more...] about 8 Soft Skills in Ideal Inventory Planners
You walk out of the office of your last interview and you are relieved, to say the least. All your hard work paid off, and you’re done! Now it’s just a waiting game for the employer to get back to you. But…. What if there is something more you can do to increase your chances of hearing back? Such a … [Read more...] about My In-Person Interview is Over. What Now?
Document control specialists play a key role in the flow of an organization. The documents they create and standardize are followed throughout a business, which ultimately results in increased operational efficiencies, product quality, and customer satisfaction. Additionally, document control … [Read more...] about 9 Soft Skills for Document Control Professionals
Plant managers oversee and organize the daily operations within a manufacturing facility. They manage employees, oversee production, and make sure all safety precautions are being followed. Without an effective plant manager, it’s easy for your operations to lack efficiency, have unmotivated … [Read more...] about 12 Soft Skills to Look for in Your Next Plant Manager
There are few better feelings in the world than hearing that you got the job. All your hard work, interview prep and resume revisions paid off. But that feeling of excitement can be short-lived when you see that the base salary of your job offer is lower than what you were hoping for, and now you’re … [Read more...] about Before Declining That Job Offer, Consider This