Hiring a new employee can be an expensive process – especially when within a few weeks or months you realize they were a bad hire. The costs of advertising the position, allocating staff resources, time spent interviewing, relocation, training and on-boarding can make one bad hire can turn into a very expensive mistake.
Is 2019 the year you get promoted, take on more responsibility and essentially feel like your career is moving in a forward direction? That’s what many of our candidates are hoping for and since we spend our time finding out what motivates our clients to hire and promote, we thought we’d share what they are looking for.
If you are looking for top talent you may need to start thinking about what you can offer a new hire, instead of what they can offer you. By offering better benefits you can outshine your competitors and woo the best talent for your team. But let’s not forget, the same mentality is needed for retaining your top talent. Everyone becomes excited that a new members has joined the team but it cannot stop there.
The Clash may have been referring to relationship issues when this cult classic hit was written, but the illustrious question still applies on-the-job. Whether you’ve only invested a few years into the company or you’re a seasoned asset on the team, we all reach that unavoidable fork in the road in which we ask ourselves if it’s time for a change.
It can be difficult to remain poised and keep it together when we run into a string of disappointments. From what feels like endless rejections from job applications or not receiving the promotion you were hoping for, or simply feeling unsure about the future and that track that you’re on, it’s important to remember one thing – you are not alone!
It’s fair to say that almost all the candidates we work with are looking for a good Vacation and PTO offering in their compensation package. However, in the US, standard vacation packages haven’t changed much over the years. Professional salaried employees can expect 10 days and 15 days for more tenured, senior staff.