Training is Key! How to Get the Most Out of Your New Hire

Both forward-thinking employers and job seekers rank training as a top priority. Training plays a key role in developing strong, competitive organizations that have satisfied customers who speak well of them.  Another plus is good training has been proven to be highly effective in reducing turnover; in contrast, poor training plays a major role in… Read More »

Make Sure You Are Hiring The Best Talent

Your people are your biggest asset, but when it comes to hiring, how can you increase the odds that the individuals you select to join your team are, indeed, your best choices? Prepare Ads That Attract Strong Candidates At Salem Solutions, we know the words and the tools used to attract strong job candidates are… Read More »

Five Ways to Stay Motivated at Work

Last year, a Gallup survey found nearly 1 in 4 employees feels burned out, either always or often.  While a lack of motivation may not always be caused by feeling “burned out,” there is little doubt that finding it difficult to stay motivated at work is a common issue. Fortunately, it is an issue that… Read More »

The Top Benefits of On-Site Staffing Firms

Money that is invested in recruitment and its associated tasks can run into thousands of dollars, and it is important that those dollars return the value you expect. Because of that fact, it is always good to know that you have individuals dedicated to helping you find the staff you need. Salem Brings Special Expertise… Read More »

Lets Talk: Easy Methods to Improve Business Communication

Communicating in a business setting is multi-faceted.  It may involve speaking directly to staff and clients or it may require written communication.  It requires a combination of skills and appropriate word choices.  Whether a spoken or written reply is appropriate, good listening is always an important starting point.   In fact, according to the University of… Read More »

Three Ways to Better Coach Your Staff

When you think of the people who have been instrumental in your life in positive ways, you may recall a favorite athletic coach, teacher or mentor.   Some challenged you.  Some encouraged you.  Some guided you toward goals you felt were beyond your reach.   Thus, it is not surprising that if you could be described as… Read More »

How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

After you’ve spent hours polishing your resume and contacting potential references, the next critical step you’ll likely face in the hiring process is the phone interview. Hiring executives and recruiters often use the phone interview as an important step in the screening process.  In particular, they use phone interviews to give them a sense of… Read More »