5 Articles on the High Cost of Hiring the Wrong Employees (If You Still Need Convincing)

In Episode 3 – The Cost of Hiring the Wrong Employees on the Down2thHire Podcast, Cathy Vaughn, General Manager of Sportsplex – the Hudson Valley, NY’s premier fitness, swimming and tennis center – joined the show to discuss the high cost of rushing through your hiring process and hiring a candidate that turns out to be a […]

August’s Hiring Roundup

Check out our list of August’s top five hiring articles from around the web.  These articles cover every aspect of the hiring process: from deciding whether or not you need to hire… to asking the best interview questions… to cutting your losses when you’ve made a bad hire. 1. Hope? When hiring, it can be […]

How Does the Affordable Care Act Affect My Small Business?

With the Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act last Thursday, everyone’s asking, “How will this affect me?” For small business owners and executives, here are three questions that will help you determine how much money the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) will save or cost you. 1. Does your business have less than […]

Lessons in Hiring and Business from Dick Clark

This morning I heard about the death of Dick Clark, “America’s oldest teenager” who made rock and roll mainstream with “American Bandstand,” and helped us usher in the New Year at Times Square for the past 40 years. Every morning, I listen to The Wall Street Journal This Morning with Gordon Deal, and today TJ Walker was being asked […]

A 4 Point Checklist for a Healthy Recruiter–Hiring Manager Relationship

Guest post by Joel Capperella. Joel is Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions with Yoh, a provider of staffing solutions including recruitment process outsourcing and social media recruiting strategies. Joel is also a regular contributor at The Seamless Workforce, a blog that covers the latest workforce news, and provides expert insight on staffing industry trends.  My company recently commissioned a study […]

5 Questions for Newt Gingrich

This is the ninth post in a series of posts on jobs plans.  Vote on who you think has the best jobs plan for you and your business. These two Gingrich-quotes give us a feel for the principles behind Gingrich’s Jobs and Prosperity Plan: “I am for more revenue through economic growth; I am for more revenue through […]

Closing the Skills Gap with the 99 Jobs Plan

This is the eighth post in a series of posts on jobs plans.  Vote on who you think has the best jobs plan for you and your business. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.  Mine consisted of all the perfect ingredients for Thanksgiving: food, family, friends, hiking, movies, and reading – including Ben Casselman’s WSJ […]