October 31, 2014

Creating a High-Performing Work Environment

As mentioned in our previous post, attitude supersedes skills when evaluating ideal candidates.  By now, you’ve taken this into consideration in your candidate evaluation and have hired a driven, curious and dynamic personality. You’ve trained them in the skills necessary to be successful in their position. Now you need this employee to contribute in a significant way to your organization to maximize the performance of your company. But how do you create a high-performing environment for this new employee to […]
July 3, 2014

Social Learning

At any recruiting firm, the success of the business is reliant on the ability of the employees to build relationships with others. Recruiters must be able to connect and establish rapport with candidates in order to engage them throughout an entire interview to offer process. While the most successful recruiters are those who possess natural qualities like confidence and assertiveness, there are still key methods on how to train new hires on “selling” an opportunity to a passive candidate. The […]
January 31, 2014

The Open Office Space Debate

The debate over whether companies should adopt an open office design or a traditional enclosed work space has been a hot topic recently. While open floor plans have gained popularity over the years, no doubt correlated with its association as a “modern” concept, some companies are now choosing to build offices with divided, enclosed spaces.  Organizations originally embraced the idea of open work plans in order to foster a collaborative work environment and provide transparency throughout the hierarchical structure of […]