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How Company Benefits and Incentives Can Drive Employee Engagement

Recruiting and retaining top talent has a lot to do with the benefits and incentives offered at your company. Today, it can be difficult to discern what it is that really attracts employees, and then what continues to motivate them once they’ve been hired. There needs to be a balance between over-the-top perks like unlimited…

How Managers Can Best Motivate Top-Performers

Top-performing employees are a critical force at your company, capable of 400 percent greater productivity than the average worker, according to research published in Personnel Psychology. Beyond their personal output, top talent inspire and motivate other employees to do their best work. Despite their production and leadership capabilities, top performers need to be motivated too,…

4 Big Mistakes Solar Companies Make When Working With Recruiters

Generally speaking, when a renewable energy organization decides to hire solar (or energy storage) recruiters to help fill a critical need, it’s because they realize they need the help of an expert. So if a company decides to hire an external expert to help with a critical hiring project, why wouldn’t they let that expert…

The 3 Reasons Why Your Sales Team Isn’t Full of “A” Players

If most solar and storage companies know that the difference between a mediocre salesperson and a top performer is like night and day, then why don’t more organizations have sales teams that are packed with “A” Players? Benefits of a high-performance sales team include… Higher quality customers Significantly increased revenue A big boost to team morale…

Interview Pro Tip: Don’t Get Drunk or Swear Like a Sailor

When it comes to job interviews, common sense isn’t always common practice. Everyone knows that they should conduct themselves professionally in an interview, yet for whatever reason someone will dress too casually, swear like a sailor, gossip about their current (or past) employer, or even get drunk. You can’t make this stuff up. Every year…

How Your Social Media Presence Can Impact Your Candidacy

Before the rise of social networks like Facebook and Instagram, job seekers did not have a digital footprint to consider when applying for a job. Today, 73 percent of Americans use more than one of the eight major social media platforms, according to recent data from the Pew Research Center. The average user in the U.S….