Safe Hiring – 8 Tips to Improve your Remote Hiring Processes

We polled of Human Resources Professionals to find their best new norm hiring solutions. We asked HR what has worked to make you successful and effective as you interview and hire during the Covid-19 pandemic?  So here it is… 8 simple tools and ideas that you can easily implement today. Since this is our new… Read More »

Top 4 Tips to Impress Your Boss While Working from Home

1. Be Engaged When You Get Face Time One of the easiest ways to impress your boss and coworkers is to be extra engaged when you do get a chance to interact with them—namely, on the phone or video meetings. Dress up, even if it is only from the waist up! Also, try to “arrive”… Read More »

Agency 8 Donates to Houston’s Food Local Pantry

Our community needs our help now, more than ever. This week Agency 8 donated to the Clear Lake Food Pantry to help feed 130 families.  Here is some feedback on our efforts: “The Clear Lake Food Pantry is a faith-based 501 c3 Nonprofit Organization. Short testimony below! Through this period of clouded doubt and worry,… Read More »

8 Tips to Improve Employee Engagement

8 Tips to improve employee engagement Why do we care about employee engagement? Well, because happiness matters, relationships matter, hiring costs matter and a team striving towards success together make your company matter. Many companies have a workforce that is working remotely and these changes can greatly impact your team bond. Building a great team… Read More »

Average Time to Hire and 3 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

3 Easy Ways to Speed Up the Hiring Process Is your hiring process dragging out? Are you losing applicants along the way?  Time to take action. This is a hot job market and speed matters. When jobs take a long time to fill, productivity decreases, and your remaining employees might also feel overworked. So, speeding… Read More »

8 Tips on Virtual Hiring Best Practices

Virtual Hiring Best Practices for Video Interviews The workforce is going remote amidst the coronavirus pandemic. But, you still have to fill that urgent opening in Accounting or Manufacturing right?  Therefore, you need some savvy technology solutions to interview, hire, onboard and train. Here are some best practices being implemented asap by Human Resources and… Read More »

Guidance on Business Operations During Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus-Guidance on Business Operations Recommended strategies for employers to use now: Actively encourage sick employees to stay home: Employees who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness are recommended to stay home and not come to work until they are free of fever (100.4° F [38.0° C] or greater. Employees should notify their supervisor and stay… Read More »

Reduce Turnover through employee feedback

Reduce Employee Turnover With These Overlooked Elements of Employee Feedback Most companies have come to understand the value of employee feedback. Not only can it help you create a more comfortable and welcoming work environment, but feedback – when used correctly – can give you in-depth insight. Insight into how your company is viewed by… Read More »

Developing a sound business case for using an external recruiting agency

Developing a business case for external third-party recruitment- when to use a recruiting agency Are you struggling to fill your job vacancies and the talent is just nowhere to be found?  You are not alone. According to a SHRM research report, 83 percent of HR professionals reported having difficulty recruiting suitable job candidates in the… Read More »

8 Job Market Stats that will shock you!

It is a good economy and the digital era has made a huge impact on job seekers and the war on talent. There has been a “perfect storm” of economic growth, rapid expansion of the jobs market, and retiring Baby Boomers.  Are you feeling the talent drought yet? Here are 8 statistics that prove it… Read More »