Social Media’s Impact on Hiring

By |2019-09-24T20:01:19+00:00September 24th, 2019|Client, Client Tips|

In modern-day society, social media is playing a larger role in the average hiring process. At every minute of the day, we have the screens at our fingertips. Distractions galore! Or are they? According to a recent survey conducted by Society of Human Resources (SHRM) last year, 84% of organizations are currently recruiting on [...]

Motivating Employees Constructively

By |2019-09-19T20:08:34+00:00September 19th, 2019|Client, Client Tips|

Constructive criticism — tactful, thoughtful feedback that balances negative and positive comments — is a vital tool for motivating your team members to keep raising the bar on their performance. Millennial and Gen Z employees, in particular, crave such feedback from managers on a regular basis to help them make meaningful progress toward their [...]

State of the Hiring Market

By |2019-08-01T20:46:06+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

There are a lot of unfilled jobs out there. As of the end of 2018 there were 7.3 million of them, to be precise (BLS). Organizations across the nation are looking to expand and hire, but they are facing one major challenge: finding qualified talent. With an influx of jobs in the market and [...]

Best Available or Best-in-Class?

By |2019-08-01T20:18:41+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

Are you hiring the best available or the best-in-class? In recruiting you essentially have a 75% of hiring the “best-candidate-available” not the “best-in-class candidate.” Let me explain. Essentially your internal recruiting process pulls from 3 different pools of candidates. However, if you are one of the more progressive companies that know the importance of recruiting passive [...]

Create a Great Employee Value Proposition

By |2019-08-01T19:26:05+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

An employee value proposition (EVP) is the unique set of benefits which an employee receives in return for the skills, capabilities and experience they bring to a company. An EVP is about defining the essence of your company - how it is unique and what it stands for. It encompasses the central reasons that [...]

Common Illegal Interview Questions you May be Asking

By |2019-08-01T18:05:37+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

If you're used to asking "What was your last salary?" during job interviews, you might want to check your state and local laws. Many states and localities have made asking the salary question illegal. It’s the no-win question that nobody wants to be asked in a job interview—“how much were you making in your [...]

How to Stop Stress in 60 Seconds or Less

By |2019-08-01T19:15:59+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

Five quick methods you can use to avoid becoming overwhelmed. Running a small business can require managing difficult situations every day. From funding issues to prickly customers, entrepreneurs have to solve problems all day, and the stress of it all can lead to burnout or worse. Instead of sliding into overwhelm, consider these stress-busting [...]

Managing Tardiness and Sick Employees

By |2019-09-19T20:30:44+00:00August 1st, 2019|Client, Client Tips, Eye Care|

Absenteeism and tardiness can have a significant impact on an eye care practice, including lost productivity, increased overtime costs, and elevated stress among the employees left to pick up the slack. To help manage these issues, it is a best practice for all employers to have written policies and procedures in place governing attendance [...]

EssilorLuxottica SA Announces GrandView Purchase

By |2019-08-01T14:38:42+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Client, Eye Care, imatters News|

To complete his vision, the billionaire behind Ray-Ban buys GrandView for $8.1B Ray-Ban’s parent company, EssilorLuxottica SA, announced yesterday it would buy the European glasses retailer GrandView NV in an $8.1B deal. The acquisition is the next phase in the Ray-Ban owner’s farsighted scheme to dominate the glasses biz. But the next few steps [...]

Active vs. Passive Candidates

By |2019-09-19T20:22:04+00:00July 26th, 2019|Client, Client Tips, Eye Care|

If I told you that your career opportunity would reach only 15% of eye care professionals using your traditional posting methods, would you be alarmed? According to market research, only 15% of eye care professionals are actively seeking new employment. We call these active candidates. Active candidates are the eye care professionals who primarily fill the open [...]