Screening Candidates for Cultural Fit

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You can certainly sum up a candidate’s experience by the contents of their resume, but you won’t be able to determine their cultural fit until a face-to-face interview. This is one of the reasons why d. Diversified Services meets with every candidate before submitting them to our clients. We want to make sure we provide… Read more »

6 Tips for Spotting a Bad Hire During the Interview

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Hiring an employee is a very important decision. It’s a fragile choice because hiring the wrong person can be very costly. Many employers make the mistake of hiring a bad employee because their number one concern is filling a position. Instead, employers should focus on filling the position with the right employee. It can be… Read more »

Handling Conflict in the Workplace

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In any workplace, conflict is inevitable. When multiple personalities, work ethics, and biases collide, it stirs up potential conflict. However, as the employer, it’s your job to prevent and handle conflict when it arises. If you want your business running like a well-oiled machine, then this is part of your maintenance to guarantee that your… Read more »

Keys to Writing a Successful Job Description

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The best way to attract potential hires is through the job posting. When you work with our recruiters, we use your job description to give us insight on your expectations and needs, so we can find you the perfect candidate. Let’s work together to fill your needed position. Create a clear-cut job description to help… Read more »

Building a Road Map for New-Hire Success

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By Don Charlton, written for HR Insights For most people, achievement is relative: they don’t think they’ve achieved something until they believe they’ve reached their potential. To feel truly successful in a new role, they need to have a clear picture of where they are—and where they can go. So if you want your new hires… Read more »

Strategies for Effective Communication with Employees

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An attribute of a great leader is effective communication. Communication is about listening with our minds rather than just our ears. It’s also about coming up with the best words to send out the appropriate messages. Proper communication is crucial as an employer or else your employees work aimlessly and your business doesn’t reach its… Read more »

What Fantasy Football Can Teach Us About Hiring

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By Vincent Michelino, written for HR Insights   As the beginning of autumn draws closer and the NFL preseason begins, fantasy football managers across the country begin their comprehensive draft preparation. It’s common practice at this point to begin scouring through hundreds of player profiles and projections, engaging in several mock drafts, and exhausting every… Read more »

Tips to Develop a Positive Work Culture

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It’s a common misconception that cut-throat, high pressure, competition-rich work environments drive financial success. Research shows that workplace stress can be a result of the high pressure environment and will lead to an increase in healthcare expenditures and resignations. Positive work cultures are proven to inspire creativity, productivity, and overall better team-building. In order to… Read more »

Top 5 Soft Skills & How to Evaluate Them Before Hire

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It’s important to find the right candidate to fit the role as well as the company’s culture. It’s not only about the candidate’s personality and technical skills, but their soft skills are a very important aspect in determining whether the candidate will fit in within your company. Behavioral prompts and questions are designed and used… Read more »