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Welcome to The Neighborhood!

Most people don’t know it, but ‘accolo’ means neighbor in Latin. We want to be really good neighbors too – You know, the kind of neighbor you can talk with for hours over a couple of cold ones. Well, this is our neighborhood and we’ve got lots of great stuff to talk about. So we’ve got the grill fired up, drinks are in the cooler, and we’re just waiting for you to get this party started. Welcome to the neighborhood!

Why Your Millennial Employees Will Leave You

Young people don\'t stay in their jobs for very long. This has been true since before you quit your first job, but the world at large seems fairly preoccupied with the fact that the Millennials are hopping jobs like there\'s no tomorrow. From their ...

17 Most Ridiculous Resumes

A resume is a candidates chance to make a great first impression, and with the high level of competition, candidates need to do things to standout. Unfortunately that sometimes means you have to sift through endless misspellings or pictures ...

Hiring in a Candidate Driven Market

Hiring in a candidate driven market is tough. A candidate driven market is one that is driven by the skills of professionals, not by the wants or plans of employers. While there are many factors that have led us to ...

Successful Succession Planning

Unexpected turnover is one of the most disruptive and costly parts of doing business. Though you have two weeks’ notice to start finding a replacement, usually, the difficulty of finding this replacement and the time that it takes to ...

Employee Perks: Do they Work or Distract From Work?

Employee perks and benefits have been helping businesses to win over talent since their invention. Back in the day, a company health plan or 401K may have been quite impressive, but times have changed. In order to compete for ...

Improving Customer Retention with Employee Retention

A high rate of turnover is bad for business. On the staffing side, a high rate of voluntary turnover means more money spend on sourcing, qualifying and hiring talented candidates. This cost is one thing, but paying for something ...

Do You want to be a Successful Manager?

The difference between a successful manager, and one who is barely managing to hold it together, is the difference between a team that is successful and one that is barely making their target. In general, a successful manager is ...

Lessons in Hiring from “The Graduate”

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be fun to pull some lessons in hiring from a classic romance. Hiring someone is the same thing as starting a professional relationship with that person, so it’s important to be sure ...

5 Hiring Practices that Drive Candidates Crazy

The hiring process can be frustrating for everyone involved. On the employer’s side of things, hiring managers are consistently experiencing difficulty in finding candidates who are qualified for their company’s most important positions. These candidate searches routinely stretch over ...

The Most In-Demand Jobs of 2016

As we move further into the teen years of the 21st century, companies are still looking for talent that they desperately need. Technology companies continue to push the envelope for innovation, which is requiring ever greater levels of technological ...

The Right Way to Fire Someone

They say, “You have to break a few eggs to make an omelet.” This expression refers to the cost of producing anything, how any final product will come at the sacrifice of at least the ingredients involved. For the ...

Hiring in a State that has Legalized Marijuana

All over the country, signatures are being gathered each day in favor of legalizing marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. Right now, 23 states have legalized marijuana for medicinal use and this year shows every sign of adding more ...

2016 Hiring Practices Forecast

The beginning of a New Year often gives us a chance to reflect on the past and plan for the future. You can see what has been working and what’s been working on your last nerve. You can see ...

Hiring Tech Talent? Prepare for a Challenge

Along with increased interest rates, 2016 is ringing in with renewed competition for tech talent. If you are planning on hiring tech talent in the coming year or will depend on tech talent in the near future, prepare for ...

Identifying Toxic Employees

Think back to the last person you had to fire. While there are many reasons that employers are forced to let go of employees, having your hand forced is rarely pleasant. Maybe they’ve been slacking since their sixth month ...

Employee Campaign Referral Guide: Learn how to increase your employee referrals with these real world strategies and examples

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