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New spin on old interview questions 1. What makes you the most qualified candidate for this position? This is an important question for several reasons. The first and most obvious reason is that this question gives the interviewee the opportunity...
How one of the Lowcountry's top recruiters finds top talent By Leslie T. Snadowsky Looking for a job as a kayak nature guide or a stand-up paddleboarder? At Outside Brands’ Outside Hilton Head, Human Resources Director Susan Edwards, PHR, SHRM-CP, is looking...
Letting someone go, legally. By Leslie T. Snadowsky “You’re fired!” It’s a succinct phrase that packs a lot of punch and possible legal liabilities. According to business immigration, labor and employment lawyer Melissa Azallion Kenny, a partner at regional law firm Burr &...
Yes, you have to do them.  By Linda Klingman Everyone wants to know how they’re doing at work. That’s why performance reviews are important. Although feedback should be a daily and weekly discussion, a formal written review at least once every...
Post-pandemic hiring practices to have on your radar It’s been repeated ad nauseum that Covid shook nearly every industry to the core, but the pandemic was especially tough on recruiters. While many companies were forced to let some employees go,...
By Cristin Heyns-Bousliman  In an issue about money, the likely focus is going to be “how to make more,” “how to save more,” and “how to grow.” So, of course, I am here to tell you how to give it...
By Franklin Buchanan It’s human nature to want to know how you’re doing, especially in business when you may expect to find out only during the performance evaluation and review process. Sadly though, it’s a time that’s often ineffective and...
By Scott Wierman Community Foundation of the Lowcountry’s mission is to strengthen our community by connecting people, resources and needs. Learn more at cf-lowcountry.org. I’ve noticed that times of crisis invite introspection, spurring us to examine what’s truly important in our...
Weighing the options and deciding which is best for your business By Sam Gair To hire or to outsource? It’s a question many business owners ask themselves in all phases of their business, but particularly by many startups and entrepreneurial ventures....
Motivating your team is not about the money. By Richard Ellis We live in times of unprecedented societal and business change. As we enter the “new normal” work environment, it’s important to understand today’s teams approach work with a new motivational...