Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR's Blog (3)

Recruiting: Is it Sales or Purchasing?

So may people think recruiting is sales. And to a point it is - selling the candidate on the company and the company on the candidate -  however a recruiter should be a purchaser of long term relationships and company investments.

If you are looking to hire: hire an external recruiter on retainer or an internal recruiter on salary.

Recruiter goals should be focused on filling positions with the right candidates as well as long term retention.…


Added by Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR on March 3, 2015 at 11:49am — 1 Comment

Hire someone who has once been laid off!

Candidates who have once been laid off (especially recent lay offs) are hungry, appreciative and understand that "It Can Happen To Me". They become loyal!

In my experience, these employees understand that a business will make hard decisions and the employee's who are the most productive, job focused and drama free have a better chance of keeping their jobs than others.

With that said, conduct all of your due diligence during the hiring phase. Let's face it - many employees will…


Added by Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR on December 6, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments

How to Destroy Your Business in 5 Easy Steps

I teach and mentor others in a tongue in cheek manner on the topic of: How to Destroy Your Business in 5 Easy Steps.

1. Hire the wrong people
2. Dont train them
3. Dont pay or reward them effectively
4. Dont hold them accountable
5. Keep them employed too long



Added by Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR on August 19, 2014 at 8:18am — No Comments


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