Do You Know Why Employees Are Leaving Your Organization?

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Exit interviews can provide you with valuable insight into the functioning of your company. Some employers believe that exit interviews collect information too late in the employment process. However, this type of interview provides exactly the information you need to improve procedures and policies within your organization. After all, the most useful feedback isn’t the… Read more »

How to Properly Screen Potential Employees Through a Phone Interview

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Phone interviews are a valuable screening tool. That’s because they are inexpensive and easy to conduct, and are a great first step to help you sort through a list of job candidates. Still, you should follow several best practices to maximize your phone interviews and make them an efficient hiring tool. Here’s how. Fill Your… Read more »

How to Improve the Recruitment Process

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Improve your company’s efficiency by hiring the right people for your open positions! In other words, as an employer, you should take your hiring process very seriously. The quality and appropriateness of your staff can determine how well your business operates and what it is able to accomplish—just as having the wrong employees can hinder… Read more »

How to Write a Top-Tier Employee Evaluation

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Employee evaluations help your staff members become better employees. Continuous feedback—ideally twice per year—lets your employees know what they are doing well and what they can improve on to enhance their professionalism, and build their skills and experience. Managers often get nervous about employee evaluations, but the truth is, they are an opportunity to offer… Read more »

Summer Team Bonding Activities for Your Workforce

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The summer is the perfect time to take a breather before beginning the fourth quarter! A team-building activity can be a much-needed respite during the lazy, hazy, warmer months of summer. It can also work to strengthen the camaraderie you’ll need between coworkers to make that final push toward achieving your annual goals this fall…. Read more »

4 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd While Hiring

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In a sluggish job market crowded with qualified job seekers, it may seem counterintuitive to be thinking about how to make your own company stand out among other employers looking to hire new staff. After all, candidates should be banging down the door to work at your company, right? Well, the truth is, no matter… Read more »

How to Discover Your True Hiring Needs

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Getting through the daily workplace grind can often cause staffing issues to fade into the background. But good hiring managers will remind themselves to take a step back on a regular basis and evaluate whether the company’s true hiring needs are being met. These needs are an ongoing concern. Like the business you work for,… Read more »

Who Is Accountable Search and Why Should You Partner With Us?

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Even if your company has a dedicated Human Resources department (and especially if you don’t), partnering with professional accounting and finance staffing firm  Accountable Search can give your business a huge boost. Our firm will not only relieve you of the many burdens and expenses associated with hiring new employees, we offer direct access to… Read more »

Tips on Hiring the Right Employees in Chicago

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Sometimes the best employees aren’t the right employees for the job. Too often, hiring managers can find themselves blinded by an applicant’s skills, qualifications, knowledge. They can forget to ask themselves about the individual behind that killer resume. Character, work ethic, and many other so-called “soft skills” can be more important in determining an employee’s… Read more »

Implementing a Social Media Policy in the Workplace

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Social media has entered the very fabric of our lives, at work as much as at home. Nowadays, businesses vigorously encourage employees to blog, post, and tweet about their daily workplace activities. Constant updates and brand promotion via social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn has become as much a part of the job… Read more »