The Game of Dodgeball and What it Says about your Personality

Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner The Game of Dodgeball and What it Says about your Personality I hate losing! So much so in fact, that if you were to ask my brother what it was like to play a board game with me growing up, he would roll his eyes and tell you the stories of how I was terrible of a loser. This wasn't just a pout in the corner. This was quit-in-the-middle-of-the game because there [...]

By |2016-07-06T11:23:11-05:00July 6th, 2016|Hiring, Management, Uncategorized|

The Cost of a Bad Hire

My passion is to help small businesses succeed. At BCI, it’s what makes our Monday morning meetings fun and full of life. Your success stories are the coffee in our veins on Monday mornings, and there really is coffee running through our veins too. Seriously, you should see how much coffee we go through in a day! However, I know for you to succeed you often have to get through challenges. One of the biggest [...]

By |2016-06-28T12:31:27-05:00June 28th, 2016|Hiring, Management, Uncategorized|

Do You Really Need To Add Another Parts Person?

Here is a riddle I would like for you to solve. What is the one thing you always think you don't have enough of, but always end up having too many? The answer? Employees at the Parts Counter! You know the drill during season. You are at the parts counter, all the phones are ringing, a service tech is burning valuable time, and you have ten people standing in line each waiting to get help [...]

By |2016-06-01T11:31:48-05:00June 1st, 2016|Hiring, Management, Parts, Uncategorized|

Do Uniforms Matter?

Did you know that clothing, or more specific, uniforms in the workplace, have a much more powerful impact than you might first think? Fair or not, people judge businesses by what they see and that includes the appearance of our employees, including the way they are dressed. We all know it’s true, customers form opinions about us based on what we and the people who work at your dealership are wearing.  We look at how [...]

By |2016-05-23T11:50:16-05:00May 23rd, 2016|Hiring, Management|

Using Assessments in Hiring

When we need to hire someone here at BCI, it can often feel very overwhelming. I don’t know if we are anything like you, but when we get to the point of hiring, we are typically desperately in need of another person, and it is tempting to just want to fill the position with a person who has a pulse and will show up regularly. We have learned the hard way that while it is tempting [...]

By |2016-01-25T15:31:06-06:00January 25th, 2016|Hiring, Management|

Hiring Questions

The hiring process can feel like a lengthy process, but now you are ready to sit down and interview those who have answered your ads! So, what are you going to ask them?  In addition to job skill, what is it that you need them to bring to the job?  Is it a good attitude, a relatable personality, or the ability to stay highly focused with excellent follow through? Take time to write out the questions [...]

By |2016-01-21T12:05:07-06:00January 21st, 2016|Hiring, Management|

Where to Advertise your “Now Hiring” Ad

You have worked through writing out a comprehensive job description, now how do you find that potential new employee? Where you post your "Now Hiring" Ad is important. Here are 3 ways you can market your job opening: on the internet & social media, physical signs & notices, and through print avenues like newspapers and magazines. The internet and social media pages.  The internet & social media is at the top of our list and [...]

By |2016-01-12T12:24:19-06:00January 12th, 2016|Hiring, Management|


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