Are Non-Compete Clauses a Thing of the Past?

Are Non-Compete Clauses a Thing of the Past?

March 8th, 2016

Non-compete clauses are a common part of many employment contracts. They are in place to protect a company’s best interests and ensure trade secrets and confidential information don’t make their way to competitors when an employee departs. But are they really necessary anymore? Are they fair?

The Importance of Proper Onboarding of Marketing Professionals

The Importance of Proper Onboarding of Marketing Professionals

March 4th, 2016

Hiring a marketing professional doesn’t mean that you have found the right person to fill the void in your organization. Onboarding will tell you whether or not you have hired the right marketing candidate.

Hire Wisdom: New Employee Onboarding – How to Hit the Ground Running

Hire Wisdom: New Employee Onboarding – How to Hit the Ground Running

December 11th, 2014

The first day on a new job can be tough for new employees, but it doesn’t have to be. Onboarding is the process of integrating a new hire into the company and helping them acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors to become effective organizational members and insiders. There is certainly a range in terms of how and how well companies onboard. Most of us have had experiences on both ends of the spectrum at some point in our careers… so we know that effective onboarding makes a world of difference, both in productivity and feeling “at home”, engaged, competent, and committed.