8 Simple Tips for KEEPING your New Year Goals

How to Build Trust

Make good GR8 Choices 8 tips for KEEPING your New Year goals We can set all the goals in the world but the success of your achievements will still boil down to one thing…great choices!  Expect that you will be challenged and here are a few tips to keep those goals in a positive direction… Read More »

Hire for attitude, train for skills.

Hire for Attitude

Recruiting top talent with a unique skill set has always been hard. Recruiting the right skills plus the right attitude….it’s crazy hard. If you had to make a choice of one over the other, which one would you pick? Learn why companies like Southwest Airlines pick attitude as the key factor in hiring criteria and… Read More »

Pajama Day: An Easter Seals Fundraiser

PAJAMAS AT WORK! Join Agency 8 in our Annual Pajamas at Work fundraiser for Easter Seals, an organization that provides services to kids with disabilities.  Participating in charitable activities increases employee morale.  Wearing PJs at the Holidays brings festive cheer! Your organization can make a difference in the lives of many special needs children through… Read More »

WARNING: Here’s what every company needs to know about combining Leadership and Politics

Here’s what every company needs to know about combining Leadership and Politics   Jordan gets handed a paycheck every Friday. This week’s paycheck, in late October, should be like all the others, but the envelope was heavier than normal. With great anticipation, Jordan tears open the envelope, and then his emotions quickly change to anger as political propaganda… Read More »

Interview Questions to Ask Engineers

Engineers are problem solvers with a passion for accuracy. Whatever sector of engineering your company is in, there are many different nuances that can go into forming your engineer interview questions. When hiring a new Engineer to your team, you want to make sure that they have the skills required to fulfill their duties.  These… Read More »

Negative Glassdoor Reviews: How to Respond to Them

Glassdoor: love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. Glassdoor is a website where current and former employees anonymously review companies; additionally, Glassdoor allows users to anonymously submit and view salaries as well as search and apply for jobs on its platform. Your prospective employees review these when considering to apply to your organization. … Read More »

What to Include in Your “Welcome Back to the Office” Letter

Whatever the timeline of your return to the office, it is important to draft your letter to employees about their re-entry into your facility. Depending on how long your employees have been working from home, you have to accept that there will be an adjustment period; additionally, you have to effectively communicate the changes in… Read More »

Essential Behavioral Interview Questions to Ask and Their Purpose

As a Hiring Manager, it can be difficult to determine which candidate will fulfill the role best and fit into your company culture. This is why behavioral interview questions are commonly used as they assess past actions to predict future actions. Behavioral interview questions accomplish the following: Evaluate the candidates behavior, knowledge, skills, and abilities.… Read More »

New To Texas? Here Are Some Phrases To Get Familiar With

I reckon you are not from around here are ya? New to the south and interviewing?  We are fixin’ to teach you all you need to know to speak Southern and Interview in the South. Someone once said that when you visit the South, you need a translator. It’s true, y’all know we do have… Read More »

How to Recognize and Decrease Burnout in Remote Employees

Working from home was once a rare novelty that only a few professionals were able to do, but now there has been an increase in telecommuting due to stay-at-home orders. With all of the stresses that have impacted the world, an increase of burnout has followed.  Employers had to quickly change to a work-from-home environment… Read More »