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  • The Cost of Hiring New Employees (Infographic)

    Although hiring costs vary by industry and region, it is always surprising to see the bottom-line figure, after all of the line item costs have been factored in. The total cost of hiring one new employee could be as high as $5,000, or more, in a professional or manufacturing ...
  • Why Becoming A Brand Is Important For Efficient Recruitment

    An organization is bound to have established more than one goal and a mission statement. Branding moulds all aspects of an organization–such as culture, raison d'etre, values, mission and more–into a cohesive image. A brand image is the simplest definition of an organization which leads to efficient ...
  • Company Changing Direction? Here’s How to Hire in a Pivot

    You watch “Silicon Valley”, you’re familiar with Mark Zuckerberg, and you’ve definitely heard of Snapchat...so you know that small companies, or even slightly larger startups are prone to pivot. It means shelving a product that got lackluster market response or changing direction based on client feedback. Smaller ...
  • #FirstInHR: What to Look For in a Potential Hire

    When your small business expands beyond the founding team’s ability to manage all of it, it’s time to hire a few people to cover the day-to-day essentials. You may know what jobs you need filled and who to hire for them — your product manager, your sales representative, your ...