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“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” (Peter F. Drucker) When the right hire will make a world of difference ( and when doesn’t it?) it’s worth the extra effort to carefully observe candidates’ behavior from the time they walk in the door for their interview until they pull out of… Read more »

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An employee who relates to your company culture will be happy and at home within your organization – which ultimately means greater job satisfaction, performance and loyalty. As noted by author Jim Stengel, “Nothing unites and motivates people’s actions as strongly as ideals.” An employee-employer cultural match is the perfect formula for success going forward…. Read more »

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An organization that values its employees and is committed to providing opportunities for them to grow is the ideal place for a mentoring program. Mentorships are relationships between two employees, formed for the goal of personal and professional development. The mentor is generally a more experienced individual who shares knowledge, advice and guidance with a… Read more »

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As a busy manager, you can’t afford to waste time weeding through one unqualified candidate resume after another. You can cut through this clutter and limit your selection process to fewer individuals who are better qualified for your position using a current, well-developed job description (or JD). The end result will be not only finding… Read more »

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It can be challenging ─ if not impossible ─ to find the best person for the job when you need them the most. When you’re trying to hire someone fast, you don’t always end up choosing the ideal candidate, as you’re all too eager just to find a person with adequate qualifications to fill the… Read more »

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Many people mistakenly assume the term “boss” and “leader” are interchangeable. However, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Anyone can be granted a management position, but not everyone has what it takes to be a successful leader. A boss merely focuses on getting the job done, while a leader works to inspire everyone around… Read more »

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At StaffMasters, we know the Carolinas. In fact, we’ve been working hard to connect the best and brightest candidates in the area with their ideal employer for more than 30 years. We don’t just maintain a presence in the Carolinas ─ this is our home. Our company headquarters is located in Charlotte, NC and we… Read more »

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When hiring new employees, you want only the best for your organization. However, if you’re trying to manage staffing in addition to your regular full-time job, you might be inadvertently selling your company short. Many businesses choose to handle their staffing needs in-house, which can prove to be a costly decision. Not only can partnering… Read more »

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When it comes to hiring new employees for your business, you want only the best. However, if you’re not keeping up with current hiring trends, you may not be up-to-speed on where to find top candidates and the best ways to sell your company to them. These days, most everything in business revolves around technology… Read more »

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During the recession a lot of highly-skilled, incredibly talented employees were laid off from their jobs. Now that the economy is back on the rise, you may have noticed a steady surge of overqualified candidates applying for open positions at your company. Traditional hiring practices have commonly advised against hiring someone who is overqualified for… Read more »