Off-the-Wall Interview Questions – Yes or No?

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Once you have interviews lined up with your most promising candidates, it’s important to come up with a reliable game plan to get the full picture of whether they will be a good fit for your needs. It’s not just interviewees that need to prepare and do their homework before the big day. Interviewers should… Read more »

Find the Best Passive Candidates Through These Planning Tips

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Passive candidates can be a strong choice for employers looking for staff who is experienced, in demand, and able to ramp up quickly. But they can be a challenge to recruit. The benefits of looking at both active candidates and passive candidates are clear, as you can broaden your scope and even generate a reliable… Read more »

Build Your Active Candidate Pipeline with These Tips

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Having difficulty identifying and recruiting the right candidates for your open jobs? You’re not alone. There’s a real war for talent taking place, and the current job market is very competitive. Recruiting success depends heavily on building and maintaining a strong candidate pipeline. If you are standing by your old recruiting tactics, you’ll inevitably find… Read more »

Is Your Project Manager Going on Vacation? 3 Tips for Perfect Coverage

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An effective project manager is a critical part of an effective team. They are responsible for keeping projects and an entire team on track and on schedule. That takes strong leadership, communication, and organization skills. It also takes the ability to motivate people, to problem solve and to prioritize effectively. When your project manager goes… Read more »

Improve Your Office Safety Right Now with These Three Tips

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When you think about workplace safety, are you quick to think of fire drills or avoiding ladders? These common workplace concerns are top of the list of office safety, but how often are they an issue? Do you regularly have a maintenance ladder set up outside your workstation or office? Probably not. Here are three… Read more »

Five Podcasts for Your Summer Leadership Development

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Podcasts have quickly become an excellent source of leadership development. For those too busy to read or take a continued education course, but who are keen to further their professional development, listening to podcasts on your commute, while doing menial tasks, or even when you’re on vacation can be a great way to continue your… Read more »

Will Sustainable Manufacturing Help You Hire Better Candidates?

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When you are in the market to hire the best and brightest in the industry, you need to look at what other companies are doing in order to attract the top talent in the industry. Whether it’s offering higher salaries, better benefits, or a unique culture of work, the people who can’t wait to get… Read more »

Sourcing on LinkedIn – How to Find Your Candidate

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Finding the right candidate in a sea of applicants is simultaneously challenging and richly rewarding. The internet and websites like LinkedIn have opened the playing field to really finding the best talent in the industry quickly, but you have to know how to find what you’re looking for. If you are unfamiliar with sourcing on… Read more »

When Is a Consultant the Right Option for Your Business?

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Hiring the right talent at the right time is an ongoing struggle for many employers across the energy industry. The cost and time involved in recruiting and hiring full-time employees isn’t always an option. Maybe you need someone right away. Maybe you only need someone for a specific period of time. Constraints like these make… Read more »

Stakeholders – Why They Hold the Key to Success in Your Project

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When it comes to project management, how you engage stakeholders can have a huge impact on the overall success of your work. Considering how influential they can be to the success of your project, you should actively work to include them early, often and make sure they are engaged throughout the lifespan of your project…. Read more »