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Conducting phone interviews is a smart way for employers to save time, money and resources in their hiring process. Instead of doing an in-person interview with every candidate who looks good on paper, taking time to speak with promising candidates by phone first will result in choosing better candidates.  Phone interviews help employers to quickly identify candidates who are a match for their job and those who may not be, without...
What does the fourth quarter look like in your small business? For a good number of small businesses, the last three months of the year are super busy. The end of the year brings in a surge of clients, customers and events which may overwhelm your normal staff. Often times this influx of business, while a good thing for the bottom line of your small business, may be impossible to meet without bringing on some additional resources.  ...
If you’re bringing on seasonal employees to get your business through a temporary busy season like the Christmas holiday shopping rush, don’t forget about the training that these employees will need to not only do their jobs successfully but to work well within your business culture. It can be so easy to just give these temporary employees the bare bones of job related training that will make them functional for the short period...
Do the words, “Employee Recognition” make you start to see dollar signs? Is it followed by thoughts of whether the investment in recognizing employees is worth the time and money? If so, you’re not alone. Employee recognition is one of those human resources things that we know we should do, but often don’t. I’m not judging. Sometimes the demands of just getting through the day and servicing your clients makes it...
Benefits are those extra things that employees get in addition to their pay as a perk of working for you. An attractive employee benefit program is essential for attracting and retaining good employees. Traditionally employee benefits include things like health, vision, dental insurance and retirement savings plans. These are all good things to offer your employees, however a little out of the box thinking will add more value to your...
Anyone who tells you that finding good employees is a piece of cake, either isn’t telling you the truth or has never tried to find employees. (You can tell them I said that friend.) Recruiting is hard. Even large businesses with large budgets and teams of recruiters have a difficult time finding qualified candidates. So it can be even more challenging for a small business with limited budget, time and resources. Not to mention,...
A receptionist is an administrative professional responsible for greeting visitors, clients and managing incoming phone calls. A receptionist plays an important role in providing support to administrative and management teams. The receptionist job posting template is ready to use, easy to customize and suitable for most receptionist positions. Simply fill in the blanks with information specific to your job. Use the receptionist job posting...
A janitor plays an important role in the maintenance and health of commercial facilities. The janitor job posting template is ready to use, easy to customize and suitable for most janitorial positions. Simply fill in the blanks with information specific to your job. Use the janitor job posting template to quickly post janitor jobs and save you time. Post This Job Now On Jacksonville Works    Job Overview We...
Hiring is on every business owner and manager's mind right now.  As of the September 2021 jobs report, there are 10 million unfilled jobs in the United States . The challenge to hire enough employees to keep businesses functioning and able to meet the increased demand is the challenge of 2021. But in order to hire anyone, job seekers must first apply for your jobs. Getting more “apply now” clicks and completed applications...
If you've noticed the vibe among your employees is low, you're not alone. The employees who are on team have been stretched thin and to the max especially as the economy has reopened from the pandemic. But even though demand for services have increased, some employers are finding it challenging to staff up to meet that demand. So those who are working are working even harder to keep up.    With all of the current stress,...
  We really do appreciate our employees. Honestly, every business owner and manager does. We couldn't do what we do without them. We wouldn't be able to service our customers or grow our businesses  without them.  But as small business owners, there is just a lot of stuff to do. Sometimes, showing appreciation to our staff isn't something we can squeeze in a jam packed day consistently.    But weaving in...
The Great Resignation is upon us. Whether you've heard this exact term or not, chances are pretty good you have felt it's impact.    🙋🏾‍♀️ Have you had employees quit in record numbers? 🙋🏾‍♀️ Feel that it is nearly impossible to hire new employees no matter what you do?  🙋🏾‍♀️ The few applicants you may receive don't show for interviews?   Sounds familiar?   Then, my friend, you've...