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Welcome to The Neighborhood!

Most people don’t know it, but ‘accolo’ means neighbor in Latin. We want to be really good neighbors too – You know, the kind of neighbor you can talk with for hours over a couple of cold ones. Well, this is our neighborhood and we’ve got lots of great stuff to talk about. So we’ve got the grill fired up, drinks are in the cooler, and we’re just waiting for you to get this party started. Welcome to the neighborhood!

Employee Perks: Do they Work or Distract From Work?

Employee perks and benefits have been helping businesses to win over talent since their invention. Back in the day, a company health plan or 401K may have been quite impressive, but times have changed. In order to compete for ...

Improving Customer Retention with Employee Retention

A high rate of turnover is bad for business. On the staffing side, a high rate of voluntary turnover means more money spend on sourcing, qualifying and hiring talented candidates. This cost is one thing, but paying for something ...

Do You want to be a Successful Manager?

The difference between a successful manager, and one who is barely managing to hold it together, is the difference between a team that is successful and one that is barely making their target. In general, a successful manager is ...

Lessons in Hiring from “The Graduate”

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be fun to pull some lessons in hiring from a classic romance. Hiring someone is the same thing as starting a professional relationship with that person, so it’s important to be sure ...

5 Hiring Practices that Drive Candidates Crazy

The hiring process can be frustrating for everyone involved. On the employer’s side of things, hiring managers are consistently experiencing difficulty in finding candidates who are qualified for their company’s most important positions. These candidate searches routinely stretch over ...

The Most In-Demand Jobs of 2016

As we move further into the teen years of the 21st century, companies are still looking for talent that they desperately need. Technology companies continue to push the envelope for innovation, which is requiring ever greater levels of technological ...

The Right Way to Fire Someone

They say, “You have to break a few eggs to make an omelet.” This expression refers to the cost of producing anything, how any final product will come at the sacrifice of at least the ingredients involved. For the ...

Hiring in a State that has Legalized Marijuana

All over the country, signatures are being gathered each day in favor of legalizing marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. Right now, 23 states have legalized marijuana for medicinal use and this year shows every sign of adding more ...

2016 Hiring Practices Forecast

The beginning of a New Year often gives us a chance to reflect on the past and plan for the future. You can see what has been working and what’s been working on your last nerve. You can see ...

Hiring Tech Talent? Prepare for a Challenge

Along with increased interest rates, 2016 is ringing in with renewed competition for tech talent. If you are planning on hiring tech talent in the coming year or will depend on tech talent in the near future, prepare for ...

Identifying Toxic Employees

Think back to the last person you had to fire. While there are many reasons that employers are forced to let go of employees, having your hand forced is rarely pleasant. Maybe they’ve been slacking since their sixth month ...

Hiring for Experience Vs Potential

Hiring someone who is highly experienced can mean that they are very good at their job. It can also mean that they come with some hefty salary requirements. Hiring someone with potential can pay off in a big way, but it ...

Getting More from Millennials

Millennials are people born between the years 1980 and 2000. We’re still working on a name for kids born after the year 2000, but “New Millennials,” does kind of have a ring to it. Millennials are the people who ...

Human Capital: It’s Not What You Think?

Download your free copy of this BrightPaper to learn how can gain a strategic advantage in the war for talent. You\'ll learn: How to identify candidates that will stay with your company To use psychological indicators to uncover a candidates ...

Candidate Bill of Rights

We know what it’s like to look for a job. The experience can be painful and humiliating — and that’s just during the application process. So Accolo has created a Candidate Bill of Rights. The specifics are below, but the ...

Employee Campaign Referral Guide: Learn how to increase your employee referrals with these real world strategies and examples

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