America’s Greatest Threat? Lack of Hourly Workers!

By Tim Sackett Businesses big and small are desperate currently for workers. Low-skill, semi-skilled, people who have no skill but are willing to be trained. The hourly rate is anywhere between $12-22/hr. I’ve spoken to companies in every market and industry, many of whom will tell me they’ll hire as many people as they can find, they just can’t find …

There Is a 75% Chance of Selecting Better Talent if You Only Hire…

ME! No, I’m only joking. I’d be way higher than 75%!  You all know I love data and some of the fun things we can pull out of studies about performance and selection. A 2014 study on world-class athletes found that the top-performing athletes had older siblings in 75% of the participants studied! So, want to hire better performers? Ask this question: …

5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Recruitment Agency

By Ian Preddy, VHR 5. Extended Reach For The Best Talent A recruitment agency will have access to the best talent available; this includes access to candidates that are actively seeking work, as well as talent that is currently employed elsewhere. If you use a recruitment agency, you’re statistically more likely to access the best job-seekers on the market; candidates who are …