It seems like ever since 2020 when the pandemic hit we keep getting hit with something new every year making us hope the following year will be much better. 2022 was a year for the books; employees continued to make a stance for fair pay and a better work-life balance, resulting in The Great … [Read more...] about 2023 Culture Predictions
We’ve seen it everywhere, so let’s talk about the elephant in the room, the Great Resignation. Also known as the Big Quit, the Great Reshuffle, or the strike! First and foremost, what is it? Starting in early 2021, employees were leaving their positions left and right. The number of people … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About the Great Resignation
Talk about stress and anxiety when a working mom’s worlds collide. You work remotely and your kids don’t have school today, this week, or month, how are you going to still exceed expectations at work while attending to your children who are also at home? This is 100% possible, when they said moms … [Read more...] about How to Juggle Working Remotely While Your Children Are Home
“If you could see all that is happening in a working mother's head, you would be simply amazed.” Author unknown Oftentimes, little girls are given their first doll by the age of 2 and from there they instantly become a mother to their baby doll, mimicking everything they have watched their mother … [Read more...] about The Month of “Mom”: Balancing a Career and Having Children
By now, if you follow us, our newsletter, or our blog, you have already read our latest insight on building a successful LinkedIn profile. Now, you might be wondering how you can additionally stand out, since your profile has been elevated. We are here to help! Do you want to set yourself up apart … [Read more...] about 4 Must Do’s to Stand Out on LinkedIn
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