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Interview Questions for Sales Managers

May 10th, 2017

If you are interviewing for a sales manager position, you are looking for a specific set of skills, leadership being among the most important. So, it is important to realize that someone who was an outstanding salesman may not automatically be the best candidate for a management position, because of the different skill set required.… Read More »

How to Find the Right Passive Job Candidate

April 26th, 2017

Generally, when a company is looking to hire someone, the business advertises the job in various places and then waits for the applications to arrive. But if this is all that a company does, it is missing out on some of the best people. These are the so-called passive job candidates. They are called passive… Read More »

How Do You Know What Skills to Hire For?

March 22nd, 2017

Before hiring anyone, you need to assess their skills. But in order to do that, you need to know what skills are required for a particular type of job. To determine the skills required, you should first do a job analysis. 1. Doing a Job Analysis This is essentially determining the requirements of the job… Read More »

When Should You Rely on Referrals in Hiring?

February 22nd, 2017

If your company is looking for new employees, people who know their jobs and have proven track records, you should use your current employees as a recruiting tool. Numerous studies have shown that employee referrals are the best (or one the best) hiring methods. Employee referrals are a great way to locate new talent for… Read More »

How to Find Qualified Job Candidates in a Competitive Inland Empire Economy

February 8th, 2017

The unemployment rate has declined dramatically since the recession. It is now more difficult than ever to find good people. If your company is looking to fill positions, how can you locate good job candidates? There are several ways. 1. Use a recruiting agency This is a very effective way to find good people. Recruiting… Read More »

How Do You Pay a Temp Worker Who Deserves a High Salary?

January 25th, 2017

If you are hiring someone for a temporary position, and you need to determine what kind of salary to give the person, there are several steps you should take to figure out an adequate pay scale. 1. Evaluate the Job You first need to think about the duties and responsibilities of the job itself to… Read More »

Interview Questions for Purchasing Coordinators

January 11th, 2017

Purchasing coordinators are responsible for purchases that companies make from their vendors. They have to prepare and process purchase orders, keep records of purchases, maintain information about vendors, provide descriptions of purchases and bids. They make sure that necessary inventory is kept in stock. The coordinator also schedules delivery of goods and makes sure that… Read More »

Do You Hire the Generalist or Specialist?

December 28th, 2016

Is it better to be a specialist or a generalist in today’s workforce? That depends on who you ask. Opinions differ, as there are advantages and disadvantages to each. Generalists are people who usually have a wide range of skills and experience in their field, while a specialist has a deep knowledge in some particular… Read More »

Temporary vs Overtime – What’s the Right Decision?

December 14th, 2016

Whether to hire temps or pay your regular employees overtime depends on a number of factors, and you have to look at your individual business to see what is best for you. Overtime Pay Federal law requires businesses to pay overtime to workers when they go over 40 hours for the work week. You can… Read More »

Interview Questions for Production Supervisors

November 9th, 2016

The job of production supervisor can vary from company to company. They generally have a number of responsibilities, all with the goal of meeting a company’s production goals. They play an important role in many manufacturing industries, often taking a hands-on role in dealing with employees. They can plan, direct, or coordinate work activities. Production… Read More »