Managing Your Online Reputation to Attract Talent

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In the past, an inside connection was the only way job seekers could catch a glimpse of life at a potential employer. These days, it’s much easier, thanks to review sites like Glassdoor and Yelp. Prior to applying for a job, savvy candidates scour the internet searching for clues on everything from how the company… Read more »

How Can You Find Hidden Automotive Industry Talent?

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If you want to take your automotive company to the top — and of course you do — you need to staff your team with industry-leading talent. The only problem is, this is much easier said than done. You’re vying with your competitors for the same candidates, so you need a secret weapon. Working with… Read more »

Can Your Current Talent Acquisition Partner Do This? The 9 Questions You Need to Be Asking

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Finding a recruiting firm that fits the needs of your company is difficult to find these days. Can anyone really find a recruiting agency that understands their industry? Will that agency value the quality and speed of the process? We believe such a company exists! Perhaps many agencies exist, but it is all about asking… Read more »

Why Employees Leave Their Job and How to Be Their Dream Come True

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With unemployment rates dropping to under 5.5% nationally, employees are now able to choose jobs beyond companies’ availability. Employees leverage this power to seek out the invisible qualities in a business, otherwise known as culture. Studies reveal that 54% of people consider work environment the top reason to accept a job. Read below to learn… Read more »

What Recruiting Challenges are Holding Your Team Back?

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When running a business, it is important to fill your open positions with the right people. However, this is easier said than done. Not only is finding the time to dedicate to the hiring process a challenge — knowing how to go about searching for and selecting the best person for the job can feel… Read more »

Interview Red Flags to Watch for With Experienced Candidates

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To an extent, hiring decisions are always a gamble. There’s no crystal ball you can use to predict a candidate’s success at your organization, but reading between the lines during the interview phase can make all the difference. Since they’re just getting started in the workforce, entry-level candidates often commit a serious of glaring interview… Read more »

Four Traits to Look for in Automotive Contract Employees

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Even if they’re only employed for a short period of time, engineers and IT professionals can have a major impact on your company–especially in the automotive industry. Consequently, hiring decisions need to be taken very seriously — even for contract employees. During their tenure at your business, contractors represent your organization and work alongside your… Read more »

Hiring for Future (Rather Than Current) Needs

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When you’re short-staffed and desperate for talent, it’s easy to give in and hire the first moderately qualified candidate, just to fill your roster. However, this tactic doesn’t equal lasting success. If you want to take your company to the top and stay there, you need to hire with the future in mind. Oftentimes, the… Read more »

Why You Should Look for Candidates Who Have Failed

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It’s only natural to want the best possible candidates to fill open positions on your roster, but if you’re filtering out those with a less-than-perfect track record, you’re missing out. On the surface, it may seem best to hire only the most polished professionals, but these people don’t have what it takes to push your… Read more »

Does Your Management Style Evolve?

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If you’ve been in a managerial role for a while now, you’ve probably supervised many different personality types through a broad spectrum of projects. You’re well aware every day is a learning experience, but if you haven’t applied these lessons to your management style, you’re not as effective as you should be. The business world… Read more »