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Feb 22, 2018 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

Performance reviews can be a tough situations for both parties involved. Have you ever found yourself struggling to say the right things when it comes to addressing areas that an employee needs to improve? Click on our blog to find out 5 errors to avoid while performing an employee review.

Dec 7, 2017 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

In a recent article we found on Linked In we stumbled across an interesting statistic that stated the #1 problem restoration business owners struggled with was staffing employees and retaining top level talent. This got us to thinking about analyzing some of the clients we work with that thrive in both of these categories to determine some of the things that they do that allow them to retain their employees. Let us know your thoughts on this blog.

Jul 20, 2017 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

What is a behavioral interview question? It is an in depth situational based question that allows you to determine if a candidate is the right fit for your organization. We find that utilizing these types of questions allows us to understand if someone is truly talented at what they do, or if they're just very knowledgeable in the industry and able to fake their way through an interview. Click on the blog to read more, and let us know your thoughts.

Jun 19, 2017 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

Hiring great sales people isn't easy. Even someone with a track record of success may not thrive in your organization, so how can you help improve your chances of making the right hire? Click on the blog to read more, and let us know your thoughts.

May 1, 2017 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

One if the biggest problems we've noticed in restoration contractors marketing strategies is there web presence. There's no instant answer, and certainly no quick solution to this problem. However, this blog will help you develop some better strategies to increase your web presence.

Aug 11, 2016 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

There is a new Wage and Labor Law going into affect that will be establishing a minimum salary threshold for any employee who works overtime. 

1.) If any salary employee works more than 40 hours they must make 47,476.00 per year.

2.) You may calculate 10% of commissions or bonuses into this figure.

2.) There are exceptions to employees who will qualify for this rule, see our blog for more details.

3.) Any HCE (High Compensation Employee) making 100,000.00 a year will be pushed to 134,000.00 per year.

There is much more information to all of the Final Rule, and our new blog will give you brief break down and provide you a link to the Wage and Labor Board's website.

 

Jul 7, 2016 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

Are you struggling with the idea of paying a recruiter's fee? Let us help put your thoughts at ease. For starters Forbes Magazine estimates that the cost of hiring a new employee is around $25,000.00. We can substantially reduce these costs, and with our contingency based search program it won't cost you a thing for us to look in your market for the perfect candidate. This blog will help break down all of the advantages to using a recruiter. Let us know your thoughts and opinions. 

Jun 9, 2016 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

Here is an article written by Brian Maher, which I absolutely love. Now I may not agree with every point exactly for instance I do believe you need to hire people with the correct experience for most positions, but the intangibles that he brings to light are fascinating. I encourage anyone and everyone to read the rest of this blog so you can gain some insight for what talented hiring managers look for when hiring top level talent. It's not all about job experience you have to ensure that their personality will fit your type of management philosophy. I hope everyone finds this as enlightening as we did.

Mar 6, 2016 |
Employers,  |
Mitchell Riley

Yahoo’s latest firing scandal and lawsuit reveals some questionable employer brand practices.

Tags: yahoo,employee,performance,reputation,lawsuit,brand,damage