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Should co-workers be friends?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 16, 2022

There doesn't seem to be any doubt that a healthy workplace culture is a good thing to have. Should that healthy culture be comprised of friendships and off-campus socialization between co-workers? What if that socialization is a requirement?

Defend Against The Great Resignation With One Powerful Act

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 24, 2022

Before it comes to the point of needing to ask departing employees, "As you leave, can you tell us why?" how do you determine what will motivate your staff to stick around? The answer is surprisingly simple.

Fight the Peter Principle: How to Avoid Bad Promotions

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 17, 2022

Hiring the wrong person for the role has obvious costs. What about promoting someone above their level of competency? That can cost even more because the top reason people quit their jobs is bad bosses.

How to Write Effective Job Listings

By
Leon Morley , Contributor
Posted
January 10, 2022

In this challenging job market where candidates are empowered to make choices, the importance of a well written job listing has increased. Get top tips that will teach you how to write effective listings that land top candidates.

Ethical Hiring in 2022

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 3, 2022

The Great Resignation has thrown employers into turmoil as they struggle to maintain existing staff and hire replacements. Desperation can motivate some to pursue methods that are not only unproductive, but may even be unethical.

Should Hiring Be Like Dating?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 27, 2021

Many people seek relationships via dating apps. These apps gather numerous types of information about people and use algorithms to find matches between individuals who share a lot in common and have similar tastes. Why should hiring be any different?

It's All About Your Team: A Profile of Ted Davis, Airstream Adventures

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 8, 2021

We interviewed Ted Davis, the CEO/President of Airstream Adventures, a successful retailer and customizer of the iconic Airstream brand of travel trailers. We learn the secret to their success (hint: it's all about their team).

Adding Value Goes Both Ways

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 11, 2021

Many leaders focus on the value a worker brings to their organization. Why not also ask what value the organization and the role brings to the individual?

Should Employers Be Selective in a Hiring Crisis?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 20, 2021

Is it a good idea in today's hiring crisis for employers to be selective? Hanging onto top performers has obvious benefits, but should an employer let a poor performing employee go when the pool of available candidates to replace them is ultra-thin?

Hiring Tactics and Strategy

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 30, 2021

Not only has the employment power position shifted into candidate's hands, their demands have placed a new burden upon organizations scrambling to keep enough people on the payroll to meet basic operational needs.

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