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The Cost of Employee Turnover: How to Calculate It

The Cost of Employee Turnover: How to Calculate It

When employees leave, it has a greater impact on the company than just having to replace them. Every time someone leaves, there is a financial cost attached. Managers must invest time in finding a suitable replacement. Employees also tend to be less productive in the...
Creating a Pre-Interview Questionnaire

Creating a Pre-Interview Questionnaire

One of the most time-consuming parts of identifying ideal candidates for a position is screening applicants, both before and after you decide which ones to interview. However, the right pre-interview questionnaire can take much of the guesswork out of screening...
Why Social Media Background Checks Are a Bad Idea

Why Social Media Background Checks Are a Bad Idea

When it comes to hiring new employees, it’s not uncommon to do a background check, especially for certain kinds of jobs. Some employers have taken the process another step further and conduct social media background checks. In fact, as many as 70% of employers...
What Is A Contract Worker In Canada? A Complete Guide!

What Is A Contract Worker In Canada? A Complete Guide!

Contract worker! Don’t assume the term is as simple as it sounds. It’s not. What you thought is a contract worker might actually be an employee. That may sound like a surprise, but when the Canadian Revenue Authority is involved, things could turn ugly pretty fast....
How To Write A Pain Letter – All You Need To Know

How To Write A Pain Letter – All You Need To Know

At first, cover letters were great. They did the trick. But right now, they might just be the reason why no one has you called you yet. That path is now a black hole. Employers no longer bother to look at cover letters, and new technology puts the last nail on this...
What Is A Pain Letter And Should You Worry About It?

What Is A Pain Letter And Should You Worry About It?

Let’s face it, persuading that potential boss to hire you is no picnic. You’ve probably tried the cover letter as part of your effort. Did it bore any fruit? If yes, congratulations! Interestingly, there are just as many people who would say otherwise. The truth is...