Expert Approved Interview Tips: Is Your Candidate Waving These 6 Red Flags?

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It’s happened to all of us, a new boss who micromanages, a new coworker who takes credit for your work, or the recent hire with a chip on their shoulder. So how can we escape the financial loss, reduced productivity, & negative employee morale a bad hire brings?   Here are the warning signs so… Read more »

Delegate MORE Micromanage less: Little known benefits of empowering your team

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Empower your team. Delegate more and micromanage less

Micromanaging is damaging to your team and company, but so is a hands-off approach to leadership. So, how do you find the middle ground? We must shift away from both nasty habits and practice guiding our employees. Why should you choose to delegate even if you feel like micromanaging? Micromanaging wastes time that you could… Read more »

Achieve Your Growth Goals [Convince Candidates to Say Yes to the Job Offer]

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The moment you’ve been waiting for is here. It’s time to interview candidates and get the help that your team desperately needs. You completed the first steps by clarifying the job description, setting the pay range, and selecting the interview questions. However, there is one more thing that needs refining—your sales pitch. Wait. A. Minute…. Read more »

Guest Post: Confessions of a Boomerang Employee—third times the charm

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Guest Post by Rene Beach I began my Focus journey during the Spring of 1999, a doe-eyed college student on a quest to discover a career path. In the previous 12 months, I changed jobs 12 times: receptionist, outside sales, and daycare worker (to name a few). I accepted a position supporting the Focus executive… Read more »

Why Employee Experience Matters

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Why Employee Experience Matters

Most companies are eager to make investments in things that improve their bottom line. They understand that advertising and marketing bring in customers and increase sales. They realize that purchasing equipment with the latest technology raises productivity and profits. These efforts are easily quantified, so it doesn’t require a hard sell to convince them to… Read more »