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3 Tips for Effective Social Media Recruiting

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on June 24, 2020 at 1:15 PM

As media has evolved, gone are the days of checking the “Help Wanted” ads in local newspapers. With the help of Google and job boards like Indeed, prospective employees can find open positions in their industry in any location with just a few clicks. With this increased access to jobs around the world at any time, employers need to get more creative than a simple job posting when it comes to recruiting top talent. This is where social media recruitment comes into play.

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Topics: Social Media, Recruitment Advertising

5 Tips to Successfully Recruit and Hire Remotely

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on April 17, 2020 at 1:15 PM

As businesses continue to adjust operations during this unconventional time, many employees have begun working remotely. While there may be a learning curve to this transition, technology has given teams the resources to maintain standard operations while still growing their business. Rather than postpone recruitment and hiring, check out our five tips to successfully recruit and hire remotely below!

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Topics: Recruitment Advertising, Company Culture

3 Reasons Why Communication Will Solve Your Hiring Needs

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on March 27, 2020 at 1:45 PM

With unemployment at an all-time low, recruiting new talent has become a challenge for many companies looking to grow their team or expand their business. Whether you are in an industry with high turnover or you are in need of senior level talent, it can sometimes feel like there simply aren’t enough candidates for the new talent you need to recruit. This is why communication is more important than ever when it comes to the interview process: in a job seeker’s market, every interview counts. Check out our three reasons why communication will solve your hiring needs below:

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Topics: Recruitment Advertising, Company Culture, LinkedIn

Three Keys to First Quarter Success

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on January 16, 2020 at 1:06 PM

 

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Business Growth Strategy, Lead Generation

3 Ways To Stay Motivated

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on December 2, 2019 at 10:34 AM

 

The winter freeze seems to come earlier every year. With the colder temperatures, everyday responsibilities that are a breeze in warmer months become more taxing during winter: whether it’s thawing your car windshield, making the commute to work in stalled traffic or staying alert during the early evening sunset, it takes a little extra time to complete simple tasks when it’s cold outside. Business tends to stall as well: unless your industry can rely on consistent holiday business, you will likely see less traffic during the fourth quarter. With this ebb in the professional world it can be easy to get discouraged. Rather than remain stagnant or fall behind, we recommend considering this an opportunity to get creative with your time. Check out our three ways to stay motivated during the winter months below!

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Topics: Business Growth Strategy, Thought Leadership, Company Culture

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Team Today

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on November 15, 2019 at 10:08 AM

Teamwork is everywhere. Whether you work on a team of individuals to accomplish a project or you simply have coworkers in different departments, there is always an aspect of teamwork that comes through in every professional setting. The dynamics within any team feed into company culture, and since company culture is the backbone of your work environment this impacts every employee directly. If you find your team struggling with productivity and commitment, check out our five ways you can improve your team starting today!

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Topics: Business Leaders, Company Culture

3 Differences That Set Consultative Sales Apart

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on November 4, 2019 at 10:15 AM

When you hear the word 'sales,' you likely have a preconceived notion. Maybe it’s a knock on your front door from someone trying to rope you into the latest gadget, or a greasy salesman who won’t take no for an answer. Whatever this image may be, the common traits of these stereotypes are confrontational and aggressive in nature. However, sales come in many different styles depending on the business and industry. One of the styles of sales that has redefined the relationship between salesperson and customer is consultative sales. Also known as solution selling, consultative sales puts the focus on customer needs and addresses these with the services or products the consultant can offer as a solution for their client. Check out the three differences that set consultative sales apart from other sales roles:

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Topics: Work at Zimmer, Recruitment Advertising

The 4 Do's and Don'ts Of A Job Seekers Market

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on October 4, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Looking for your next opportunity? You’re in luck: with unemployment at an all-time low of just 3.7%, it’s a job seeker’s market right now. With an increased playing field of potential employers, job seekers have more choices than ever when it comes to pursuing a new career, whether that’s in the same industry or a new one. When deciding where to take your career in 2019, there are a few things to consider as you navigate the job market. Check out our list of do’s and don’ts of a job seeker’s market:

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Topics: Business Growth Strategy, Recruitment Advertising

5 Keys To A Positive Company Culture

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on September 30, 2019 at 11:13 AM

When looking for a new professional opportunity, there are plenty of things to consider, from salary and benefits to commute time and growth opportunities. Yet in recent years, company culture has become an increasingly important point of consideration for employees: a Glassdoor survey found that 56% of employees prioritized company culture over salary. This is especially important, as job hopping has nearly doubled over the last twenty years. How do you ensure that your company culture is one that will attract and retain team members? Check out our five keys to a positive company culture below:

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Topics: Business Growth Strategy

5 Easy Solutions for Improving Your Onboarding Experience

Posted by Jonathan Durbin on September 20, 2019 at 9:11 AM

After numerous phone calls, plenty of questions and countless applications, you’re finally here: your new hire’s start date is just around the corner. You have the date marked down and you have their training materials ready to go. You run through a mental list of first day onboarding, but you still have your own responsibilities to cover and you start to feel overwhelmed.

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Topics: Business Growth Strategy

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