Mastering the Modern Hiring Process: The Dual Pillars of Success

In today’s competitive job market, hiring has evolved into a comprehensive journey, spanning from the initial need for a new hire to their successful onboarding over a 90-day period. This process typically takes around six months and requires a significant investment of time and resources. To ensure that this investment pays off, it’s essential to…

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5 Tips for Successful Onboarding

What does your onboarding process look like? Is it paperwork and a gift basket on day one and then training day two? Only 12% of employees believe that their employer does a good job at onboarding. For years, businesses have been calling a person’s first day on the job their onboarding. However, turnover can be…

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What Employees Need to Be Successful

Let’s make sure your employees are set up for success on the first day of work. This is a helpful guide for whoever does the hiring in your office. Before their first day Tie up all loose ends for the interview process for all candidates Have their space ready for them upon arrival Share their…

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Being Inclusive as a Small Business

To show different people from different backgrounds all getting a seat at the table

Diversity is a hot topic these days in business. But it’s not enough to be diverse, we must be inclusive. Everyone needs a seat at the table, and it starts with small business. Understanding Privilege Not everyone has the same starting line in life. Whether it’s being of the color of their skin, gender, orientation,…

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Battling Employee Turnover

It can cost you a third of an employee’s salary to replace them if they leave. That’s a lot of dough, but we are really here to discuss turnover and how to prevent it. Fortunately, a lot of the ways employees report on what they need out of a company to stay are common sense.…

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The Interviews You’re NOT Doing

Picture this, you’re looking to fill a position within your company, and you have a couple great candidates on your calendar, thanks to a super recruiting team. You’ve set up interviews with them all, and you’ve made your decisions. Now you have some all-star employees, and you send them on their way to orientation. You…

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What’s the Opposite of Onboarding?

For almost every person going through the onboarding process, there is a person who has quit, will quit, or was fired. People leave and get fired for a multitude of reasons, and unfortunately it is not always professional. Honestly, I’m sure every boss has had that one employee they did not like, and every employee…

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Proceed with Procedures

If you’re hiring, it makes sense to review the policies and procedures up front right? Yea, but that is if you have a clear set of them. Using outdated or vague policies does not help the training process, it could hinder it by making the rules hard to follow. Having a clear manual will help…

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Get Onboard with Onboarding

A Few months ago, SRS had the pleasure of attending the Michigan Trade Summit. As a bright-eyed intern, I had never been to such an event. This event started with a panel that included three SRS members. The panel was asked to answer questions about recruiting and retaining employees. One point Anathea Collar, SRS’s HR…

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Develop your Development Tactics

The last thing any employer wants to do is leave their employees out to dry after training day. Employee growth does not end with training, they should continually develop their skills. Whether it is through training seminars, team building exercises, or promotion opportunities, there are a multitude of ways to develop employees. Training Training seems…

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