Why you should never accept a counter offer

You’ve spent a lot of time searching for a new position, applying for jobs and going to interviews to secure a better position than the one you’re in now. You finally have that new job offer you’ve been hoping for, written your resignation letter and told your boss the news. Then comes something you weren’t expecting: a counter offer. What should you do? Read more

How to recruit in an age of salary history bans

The salary history ban in some state and local governments has added yet another item to the list of questions you can’t ask in an interview. But it doesn’t have to cripple your recruiting efforts. Read more

3 benefits employees crave (that don’t cost anything)

Determining which benefits to offer is something that can cause major headaches for employers. The balancing act between offering attractive benefits while also attempting to keep costs down requires employers to research and strategize to determine the optimum benefits package for your employees. In this highly competitive job market, the right benefits will attract the best talent. Read more

4 tricks to effectively work from home

Working from home isn’t something every company offers. But it’s a highly valuable perk that not only allows employees to save on commute time but offers the flexibility to get in some “life” during work hours – like switching over the laundry or letting the dog out. Read more

How to choose the right type of employee for your business

Contract, contract-to-perm, permanent – which should you choose? It all depends on what’s right for your business.

Deciding to hire someone as a contractor, permanent employee – or somewhere in-between – is not a decision to take lightly. A variety of factors must be considered before making a choice. And you must ask yourself a few major questions to ensure you hire the correct type of worker. The questions are: Read more