The Carlton Connection

How to Keep Candidates and Employees Happy: Best Practices for Strengthening Relationships

For every company, the key to success is happy employees and candidates. Keeping your workforce engaged and motivated is easier said than done, and many businesses struggle with attracting and retaining both seasoned professionals and promising young talents. It’s not enough to offer competitive salaries and benefits; you need to create a workplace culture that… Read more »

Unlocking Diversity: Strategies for Inclusive Hiring and Sourcing

In today’s rapidly evolving workplace landscape, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) have become not just buzzwords, but essential pillars for success. Companies that prioritize diversity in their workforce reap the benefits of varied perspectives, innovative ideas, and enhanced creativity. However, achieving true diversity requires more than just good intentions – it demands intentional and strategic… Read more »

Improving Your Candidate Experience

Recruiting is not just about filling open jobs with candidates; it is also about providing a great candidate experience. A positive experience can make your candidates feel enthusiastic and valued, increasing the possibility of them accepting your job offer. On the other hand, a negative experience can damage your brand’s reputation, drive candidates away, and… Read more »

Employee Well-Being: How to Nurture Mind, Body, and Spirit

As a manager, your main responsibility is to ensure the success of the company as a whole. However, you cannot achieve this without a thriving team. Your employees are the lifeblood of the company, and their well-being should be one of your top priorities. Employee satisfaction and engagement are directly correlated with better productivity, which… Read more »

The Importance of Employer Branding in Attracting Quality Talent

  In today’s competitive job market, attracting top talent goes beyond simply posting job openings and offering competitive salaries. Companies must also focus on cultivating a strong employer brand to stand out from the crowd and attract the best candidates. Why is employer branding so important in attracting quality candidates? Let’s delve into some key… Read more »

Providing Effective Coaching and Feedback

  As a manager or leader, it’s your responsibility to provide your employees with feedback and coaching to help them improve and grow in their career. However, it’s not always an easy task, and you may have experienced moments when your well-meaning feedback left your employee feeling demotivated or even insulted. The good news is… Read more »

Unlocking Success: The Vital Role of a Powerful Employer Brand and Culture in Your Business

  In today’s job market, job seekers have more choices than ever before. Top talent isn’t just looking for a paycheck, they’re looking for an employer who shares their values, beliefs, and vision. To capture their attention, businesses need to create an employer brand that stands out from the crowd. Your employer brand is the… Read more »

Unlock the Power of Exit Interviews: Boost Employee Satisfaction and Success

  Unlock the Power of Exit Interviews: Boost Employee Satisfaction and Success Employees come and go, but what if you could turn their departure into an opportunity for growth? Exit interviews are an underutilized yet powerful tool that can help businesses improve employee satisfaction, reduce turnover, and drive success. In this blog post, we’ll explore… Read more »

Why Self Care is Crucial for Both Employees and Employers: Benefits, Strategies, and Tips

  May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s a particularly fitting time to acknowledge that in recent years, we’ve all become more aware of the importance of mental health and self care. Mental health issues have been a major challenge for people throughout the world. People have been struggling with anxiety, depression, and distress… Read more »

The High Cost of Employee Turnover: How it Impacts Your Business and What You Can Do About It

Turnover might seem like a minor issue, but in reality, it can have major financial implications. We’ve all seen the stats: hiring and onboarding a new employee costs an average of 6 to 9 months of their salary. That number skyrockets when you take into account the cost of training, loss of customer relationships, and… Read more »