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Bringing in a new employee is a costly, time-consuming process that can easily be made worse with a bad hire. Take it from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, for example: the average direct cost for hiring a new team member is about $58,000 including basic wages, benefits and taxes. Now add on recruiting, advertising… Read more »

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It’s important to hire the best possible talent. Having the right personnel can mean the difference between success and failure. Here are six tips for hiring the best employees for your business. Be Proactive Don’t wait for a vacancy to start looking for talent. If you wait until someone leaves, you’ll feel pressure to advertise… Read more »

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Congratulations to TierPM Co-Founder Marika Aquino on being named one of Commercial INTEGRATOR Magazine’s “40 CI Influencers Under 40: Class of 2015”!  Marika has been lauded by the magazine for her efforts in gaining recognition for TierPM’s focus and commitment to the Audio Visual industry by partnering with clients and job seekers alike to help deliver innovative… Read more »

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Job hunting, like campaigning, is about connecting with the decision makers and convincing them that you have the right background, acumen and energy to get the job done. With two year election cycles, it feels that we are being exposed to never ending political campaigns. Some campaigns bring out interesting candidates and ideas, and some… Read more »

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U.S. News & World Report (02/18/15) Andrew Soergel Although businesses increased hiring dramatically last year, about half of the respondents to PayScale’s annual compensation best practices survey said they were having trouble finding skilled workers to fill open positions. Seventy-five percent of recruiting firm professionals said there are skills shortages in the industries they work… Read more »

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Looking for Audio Visual talent can be difficult especially when you may not have all the right tools and resources to effectively look for qualified candidates. That is why many folks in the industry look to staffing and workforce solutions firms to aid them in their search. Working with a staffing agency is an excellent… Read more »

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Information technology executives are predicting a challenging hiring environment this year, according to a new CompTIA report. Core IT jobs rose 2.4% last year, and unemployment is below the national average. Meanwhile, businesses are consuming more technology, and demand for IT workers is on the rise. Forty-three percent of the 650 IT executives surveyed reported… Read more »

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Most newly minted managers find the transition from technician to manager to be considerably more difficult than imagined. The job duties are more complex than anticipated. Conflicts may arise. Projects frequently get delayed. And in the worst cases, morale issues develop and turnover escalates. What went wrong? And more importantly, how can you prevent these… Read more »

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »