Top Methods for Attracting Passive Job Seekers

By definition, “passive” job seekers are not actively in the market for a job change.  However, these individuals are often highly trained and can boast of a string of accomplishments, both professional and personal.  The question is, how can you find them? Stay Visible and Well Connected Your own employees and networking contacts are generally… Read More »

Small to Mid-Sized Businesses: Here is How You Can Compete in Today’s Market

Job openings today are occurring at a faster rate than potential employees are entering the market.   As an employer in this environment, you want to hire the best candidates, but you also need to do so with cost constraints in mind. Share Your Success on Your Website When you operate a small or mid-size business,… Read More »

Maximize Productivity with Employee Referrals

If the relationship you have with your employees is strong, you already have the basics of a good employee referral program.  Best of all, when you maximize the loyalty employees have towards you, everyone associated with the referral program can be a winner. Starting a Referral Program Rewards to employees who refer staff who are… Read More »

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 »

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 »