Our Thoughts - Human Resources

Winner and Still Champion – Employee Referral Programs

Over my 43 years in recruitment communications you can imagine how many new, exciting resources for discovering, attracting and retaining talent have been launched beyond just employee referral programs. Beyond doubt the introduction of new tools to improve the tedious…


Time to Recharge and Experience Life!

    I hadn’t taken a “real” vacation for a few years.  I’ve used the same excuses as everyone else … not enough time, not enough money, work concerns, etc. etc.  Sure, I’d taken a day off here and there,…


OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK

The Handbook Recruiters Should Not Be Without

Way back in 1948 The Bureau of Labor Statistics started an annual publication called the Occupational Outlook Handbook. For nearly 70 years it has been the go-to source for job seekers to get a sense of the occupations that are on the…


Bring Back the January Job Fair in 2017

What are you doing January Fourth? If you’re like many Americans, you’ll be thinking about finding a new job and possibly attending a job fair. According to Monster.com, job searches spiked by more than 70 percent on the first Wednesday…


reputation matters

Reputation Matters

It’s a small world and getting smaller with technology keeping us more connected every day. Just ask Ryan Lochte, Colin Kaepernic or Anthony Weiner. What we say (and do) matters in a digital world.  Your reputation matters. According to a…


Effective Communication Skills Are Essential

Effective communication skills are important regardless of your profession. Whether negotiating a purchase, interacting socially, engaging in important conversations, or just getting your kids to listen, being able to state your case succinctly and effectively is a skill that will…


hiring optimization

Hiring Optimization!

Hiring Optimization! That’s what SCG can do for your recruiting efforts. Finding exceptional employees in today’s market is getting tougher every day.  Especially in high-demand fields such as Nursing, Transportation, Engineering and IT. Some companies do well finding such employees…


New Evidence in Favor of Employer Branding

There was a time not that many years ago that employer branding was one of the new horizons in talent acquisition.  Those who became experts in this relatively unexplored subject were definitely on the leading edge.  Although this had an…