With 2016 right around the corner, companies of all sizes and industries are looking to add talent to their team for the New Year. With the demand for top talent at an insanely-high level, companies find themselves competing with each other for the same candidates. A number of companies have stepped up their game and […]
As a newer employee at The DAVIS Companies I have slowly begun to experience all of the ways that the company gives back to the community. Not only do we give back to the community, but also to the hardworking people who go to work every day representing DAVIS.
Whether you are filling a job that has recently been vacated or creating a new position, you should always be running background checks on your prospective employees. Not only will doing so highlight criminal history red flags and notable character flaws, but it will also help you to verify skills and find honest, well-rounded people […]
We have all heard the line, “I can’t get experience if companies won’t hire me, and I can’t get hired without experience.” This challenge can be very frustrating for job seekers, especially those who know that they have the soft skills and motivation to learn the job in which they are applying for.
“A fixed or established mode of procedure or course of life, usually dull or unpromising” – This is how the dictionary defines a “Rut.” We have all been there in our lives; the days drag, the wins just aren’t coming; and it seems like it’s never going to end. When you’re in a rut at work, it’s hard to get out. The boss is on your case, you […]
In my work as a talent development professional, I interview many people of all ages and backgrounds, but there is one question that comes up in every interview: are there flexible scheduling opportunities? Last year, a large-scale survey of U.S. companies estimated that approximately 45% of businesses with more than 50 employees offer some type […]