How to Recruit Hard-to-Find Talent for Your Business

Within any organization there are certain positions that are harder to fill than others.  Whether it’s due to a limited talent pool with the specific skill set needed, or a lack of awareness about the position, there are tactics that can be employed to assist in the talent search:

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Rewarding the Non-Quantifiable Achievements of Your Employees

Most employers have systems in place to reward their employees for achieving pre-determined benchmarks, such as sales goals, completion of initiatives and process enhancements. However, it’s also important to recognize employees’ performance for achievements that are more difficult to quantify. Does the employee improve the culture of the organization? Does the individual apply creative and …

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Tips for Millennials

Written By: Kristi Chapman, Recruiting Specialist at CMax Advisors When speaking with millennials in marketing or advertising, I ask them their career plans.  Some have an exact idea of their plans while others aren’t sure of their path.  There are three factors that I encourage every millennial in the industry to consider:

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Community Month 2015

Wow, this year has flown by and December is right around the corner!  Every year CMax looks forward to serving in the community and are excited to host Community Month 2015. Listed below are the various community initiatives CMax will be involved in throughout the month of December. Faith Mission Men’s Shelter – CMax will …

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Pending Changes to Overtime Rules

Are you aware that the Department of Labor has proposed a change to the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees? Exempt positions have met a series of requirements (i.e. type of work, education required, etc.) which excludes them from being eligible for overtime pay. Currently, exempt employees who make at least $23,000 do not have …

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Finding Top Talent

Written By: Bryan Gillum, Managing Director at CMax Advisors Every day I meet with business leaders who are looking to add great people to their team.  These organizations frequently follow a conventional approach to fill their roles: Engage an internal recruiter or HR professional to complete the search Post a job description on a job …

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Managing Expectations

Written By: Bryan Gillum, Managing Director at CMax Advisors As roles become more complicated and leaders expect more from their team members, it is critical for employees to understand and manage expectations.  This means anticipating questions and interpret information to make sound decisions.

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Close Race…

Written By: Bryan Gillum, Managing Director at CMax Advisors CMax Celebration of 2015 Accomplishments Our organization has already experienced tremendous success and growth in 2015.  We have added four new team members during the first half of the year and started working with more than ten new clients.  We are excited about our pipeline of …

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Director, Education Institution

CMax provided incredible value to help us integrate our operations and realize tangible savings.  Their approach was efficient and strategic while incorporating the ideas from various members of the team.  We were able to implement their suggestions more quickly than expected and saw immediate savings from the project.  We would strongly recommend CMax to other …

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Addressing Performance Issues

Written By: Bryan Gillum, Managing Director at CMax Advisors Effective management of employees is critical to maximizing performance. Leaders manage their people effectively by setting clear expectations for their employees, helping employees remove barriers to accomplish goals, and holding employees accountable to attain results. The best companies create a framework for managing performance.

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