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3 Tips for Hiring Great Millennials

Millennials.  Avocado toast. Selfies. Ruining beloved cultural institutions.  Okay, now that we got that out of the...
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Engaging Hawaii's Next Workforce: Gen Z

By Janina Abiles
For years, the spotlight has been focused on Millennial members of the workforce, but that’s about to change; Generation Z is growing up fast. The oldest members of Gen Z were born in 1997, so they’ll be turning 22 in 2019—and entering the...

5 Secrets to Attracting Talent in a Candidate-Driven Market

By Michelle Steitz
Hawaii has been seeing record-low unemployment, with the unemployment rate staying below 3 percent, for the past three years, and employers across the country are fighting for talent in a candidate-driven market. Attracting good people in a...

Best Practices for Conducting Effective Interviews

By Tyler Tuipulotu
Employers in Hawaii are becoming increasingly frustrated with the state’s very low unemployment rate, and as a result, the challenge of finding skilled talent to fill open roles. To compete, employers should look at how they are recruiting and...

Do's & Don'ts: Are You Asking the Right Interview Questions?

By Janina Abiles
Have you ever made a bad hire? You’re not alone. Surveys have found that 48% of all new hires have to be replaced in the first 18 months. Hiring the wrong person can be an expensive mistake too—on average, a bad hire can cost a company 30% of the...

How to Write Job Descriptions That Attract the Right Candidates to Your Private Practice

By Chris Wakukawa
Attracting top talent in the highly competitive Hawaii market is challenging, and it’s especially hard for the healthcare industry. Like attracting patients into your practice with effective advertising, how can you get in front of the right...

4 Common Mistakes That Drive Job Candidates Away from Small Businesses

By Chris Wakukawa
Finding the right people to hire–those with the right experience, skills, and growth potential–is challenging for businesses of all sizes. Even more for small businesses, the NIFB Small Business Optimism Index recently found that 88% of small...

Top 5 Tips to Get Fully Staffed: Key Insights From Our Summer 2018 Growth Series

By Ruth Erickson
Our summer Growth Series, “Get Fully Staffed: Finding & Keeping Great People", took place on June 27th with keynote speaker Eric Chester, with our largest audience ever. Eric has written six books about employee engagement, workplace culture, and...

6 Essentials to Make Sure Your Next Job Candidate Comes to Work for Your Business

By Chris Wakukawa
Finding the next hire for your business can feel like finding a needle in a haystack. In fact, the NIFB Small Business Optimism Index found in April 2018 that 88% of small businesses hiring or trying to hire reported few or no qualified...

Can Diversity Help You Attract and Retain Employees?

By Ruth Erickson
Having employees from different backgrounds creates an enriched, engaged company culture that’s good for business. Even so, there’s a large wage gap in the U.S.– with women making 20% less than their male counterparts. Additionally, racial wealth...

How to Write Job Descriptions That Attract the Right Candidates

By Trisha Nomura
Attracting the best candidate means creating the perfect job description. You want an employee that will step into the office and get along with their coworkers, know how to get the job done and be able to bring new insights and ideas to the...