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How to Properly Give Notice- 7 Steps to ease your way

You have heard the saying many times; “it’s a small world.” It really is a small world and the way you give notice and leave your current employer could haunt you in the future, if you don’t do it properly. Here are things to consider when you give notice: 1. Give a full two weeks’ […]

You lost me at “Your Hired!”

You Lost me at “Your Hired”! I was reading a comment on LinkedIn from a job applicant scared away from a company because the job offer was made during the interview and an answer was expected on the spot. Did you know the lack of a formal offer or too little information, can lead the […]

Best Practices for Talking Salary

             How to approach the SALARY question when interviewing An important part in any job search is money, of course, but this topic is one where many fear to tread. When should you bring up salary and should you go high or counter for more money?  There is plenty of […]

Interviewing Best Practices to Land the Job!

You have received a call asking for an interview. The job is interesting and you are excited about meeting the hiring company. What can you do to prepare? Interviewing is not rocket science, but nerves can get the better of us because most people don’t have a ton of experience with the interview process, at […]

5 Steps to Successful Employee Retention in the first 90 days

Just imagine that you have been interviewed and taken to dinner by a company with big promises of salary and opportunity.  You are excited to start this new chapter in your life with a great company that seems to have a strong team environment.  On your first day you are shown to a temporary desk […]

Where Have all the Good Engineers Gone…and How Can I Attract Them To My Company?

The skilled trades and line worker shortages have been the top concerns for most manufacturers over the last few years, and with very good reason.  However, if you haven’t hired an Engineer recently you may be in for a shock when you place your job posting.  That shock will likely come from both the candidate […]

Become Irreplaceable

  In preparation for a speaking engagement with the Legal Secretaries of Louisville, Talis Group surveyed 100 of our Legal Customers to find out what would make a Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant more valuable in their position. we can’t help but thank these tips apply to ALL jobs! Below are the responses to that […]

The Dirty Little Secrets of Interviewing

The Dirty Little Secrets of Interviewing Give yourself 5-10 mins to review a resume before the interview. This will allow you to formulate some questions for the candidate and get yourself in the “mode” for interviewing. Also, if you go into an interview unprepared, your candidate may not feel as if you “care” about them. […]

New SHRM Certifications-Talis Group recruiter one of first for exam

A Talis Group recruiter among first to receive the new SHRM-Certified Professional (CP) certification! Erin Stevens, Recruiter at Talis Group, (pictured at far right) visited Washington D.C. as part of the Indiana SHRM leadership team during the SHRM Volunteer Leader Summit. The group met with Senator Donnelly (pictured in middle back) as well as Senator […]

Death By Credentials!!

Is it just me or is the trend for credentials, credentials, credentials getting rather crazy? How much is too much?  How often are these ‘credentials’ just a way for an organization or association to make more money annually on renewal fees?  I am a CPA. It used to be a CPA was all that was […]