Author - Angela MacDonald

4 Tips For Improving Your Onboarding Process

An onboarding program is just as essential for new employees as it is for your organization. Effective onboarding programs can influence employee engagement, performance and retention, so it’s...

5 Ways HR Can Impact Leadership Development

One of the many responsibilities of HR is to make sure their company has the right people in the right leadership roles, and that leaders at all levels of the organization are successful in those...

5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Do Leadership Development

Am I crazy? If you’re the owner/leader of your organization, or if you work in the HR department and you don’t have a leadership development program to offer your employees, this is the question you...

Promoting From Within vs. Hiring Externally: Which Is Better?

It’s time to fill a higher-up position at your company, and you’ve got two options: is it time to promote someone internally, or should you search outside the company for a suitable candidate? HR...

4 Important Benefits To Hiring For Culture Fit

In recent months, I’ve had some interesting conversations with my clients about culture fit. Those who work in HR (or more generally, those who do the hiring) seem to be looking for more information...

How To Improve Onboarding Through Coaching

So. It’s that time. You’ve just hired a new employee for your startup, and you’re wondering what’s next. Onboarding is often referenced to as the ‘probationary period,’ but it’s so much more than...

4 Things Every HR Team Should Offer To Employees

As an HR professional, your primary role can often seem like it revolves around positions. Hiring for open positions, conducting exit interviews for people who are leaving their positions, organizing...

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Hiring

It’s safe to say that entrepreneurs have their fair share of challenges. One of the most daunting challenges can be hiring additional staff. On one hand, once startups begin to grow, it’s nearly...

How To Hire An Effective HR Specialist

Entrepreneurs are used to taking on as many different roles as possible in order to get the job done. But as the startup grows, so do the higher-importance responsibilities, like complying with...

How To Debrief Assessment Results In 5 Simple Steps

Personality assessments are amazing tools because although they’re critical to an effective hiring process, they’re also useful for coaching and developing staff. Assessing employees and holding onto...

How Do I Reject Candidates In A More Positive Way?

Look at you. You’ve interviewed a bunch of great candidates, you’ve got a few top contenders, and you’re pretty sure you know who’s going to be your first call for the new position. Nice work. But...

Is It Better To Hire Overqualified Or Underqualified People?

Can you think of the last time you hired a truly perfect match for a role? Yeah – us neither. More often than not, hiring the right person involves looking at candidates who are either underqualified...

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