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The Risks and Rewards of Hiring for Cultural Fit

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 21, 2022

What does workplace culture mean to you? Is it a goal you seek to achieve, or the organic result of other processes? What happens if your culture is hard to define, and what are the risks of imposing it from the top down or not defining it at all?

Workplace Happiness and Engagement Trends

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 5, 2022

According to eRep's survey data based on its Happiness Index employee engagement tool, across a wide range of industries and employers, here's what we've learned about who's happy in their work and who isn't.

Who Is Working For You?

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

Is each member of your team hardwired for their role? Do you have creative people occupying analytical jobs? Is turnover killing your margins? Is it even worth asking these questions? Your bottom line holds the answer.

Are You Fit For Your Job?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 22, 2022

Ask yourself this question, and be totally honest: do you enjoy your job? Data shows that over 70% of workers are disengaged. Considering that sobering statistic, what can you do to improve your fitness for your job?

Surviving a Recession With Powerful Hiring

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 8, 2022

Turnover causes problems even in the best of times. Will you make it through a recession if your employees don't stick around? Here are ways your hiring decisions can enable you to survive potential economic challenges.

In Hiring, Make it Count

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
July 4, 2022

The impacts of lock downs, disruptions to supply chains and hiring and retention problems plague every sector of the economy. Whether you are an employer wanting to keep your operation fully staffed or an individual out there looking for work, make it count.

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.

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