Benefits of Direct Hire Recruiting #9: We Save You Time and Money

Has your company ever considered hiring through an employment agency? Especially in a tight labor market, partnering with a staffing service can be a fantastic option. Here’s how direct hire recruiting will save you time and money.  How Direct Hire Recruiting Will Save You Time Only Meet with Qualified Applicants At some point, you’ve probably advertised a position, sorted resumes and conducted interviews, and then discovered NO ONE was a good match. So, you… Read More »

6 Questions Accountants Are Likely to Get Asked In An Interview

You’re looking for an accounting job, and you have an upcoming interview. That’s great! Now, it’s time to prepare. Here are six questions accountants are likely to get asked along with tips for crafting the best responses.    Which Accounting Platforms Are Familiar to You? Ideally, the platform you have worked on is the same one the company uses. However, the reality isn’t always that simple. Therefore, display your familiarity… Read More »

Does Your Company Have a Clear Safety Reporting System?

What if there’s an accident or a near-miss at your plant? Does your company have a clear safety reporting system in place? If not, here’s what you need to know.  Reasons to Have a Clear Safety Reporting System  It’s the Law The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires organizations with more than ten employees to keep a record of serious work-related… Read More »

Need to Create a Resume, But Don’t Know Where to Start?

You’re ready to begin job hunting, but first, you need to create a resume. Uh-oh. What if you don’t know where to start? Follow these five steps to complete the task.    Step #1 – Make a List Before you worry about formatting, most importantly, think about what you want your resume to say. Pull out a blank piece of paper or open… Read More »

Tips to Reduce Pain from Standing All Day at Work

You’ve had a long eight (or ten) hours on the job. You’ve been on your feet for most of that time. Now, you’re tired and achy. What can you do to feel more comfortable? Use these tips to reduce pain from standing all day at work.  Choose the Right Footwear If your feet, legs, hips, and back are… Read More »

Flu & Cold Season: 5 Tips to Keep the Germs Out of the Office

Flu and cold season is here. Are you trying to keep your employees healthy? Use these five tips to keep the germs out of the office.  Encourage Everyone to Get the Flu Shot According to WebMD, the single best way to avoid the flu is to get the flu shot. Although the early fall is the best time to get vaccinated, any time in… Read More »

Importance of Researching the Company Before You Interview

You landed an interview. That’s fantastic news. Now, you can sit back and relax. Wait a minute. Not so fast. To make a great first impression, you need to do your homework. Here’s why you need to research the company before you interview.  You Want to Look Like a Knowledgeable Candidate If you haven’t taken the time to learn about an organization, it will become evident at some point during… Read More »

5 Reasons You Should Consider Temp-to-Hire

Your company is looking to fill open positions. Should you start recruiting from scratch? Or, should you consider hiring one of your temps? Here are five reasons why temp-to-hire candidates are a smart choice.  Temp-to-Hire Employees Are a Known Quantity Unfortunately, hiring can be risky. Let’s say you find the perfect candidate who aces the interview, so you enthusiastically hire her or him. Then, you discover s/he has… Read More »

5 Tips to Combat Employee Complacency

Motivated and energetic employees push companies to succeed and excel. So, what if your team is doing exactly what they’re asked and nothing more? Use these tips to combat employee complacency and bring enthusiasm back to the workplace.  Provide Purpose Wouldn’t it be great to wake up excited to go to work because you are doing remarkable things?… Read More »

Balancing a Physical Job and Working Out

Your work keeps you active, but you want to stay in shape too. What’s the trick to balancing a physical job and working out? Use these five strategies to create the healthiest version of you.  Don’t Assume Your Job Replaces Your Workout Having a physical job can be beneficial. After all, you are burning more calories and staying more active… Read More »