Is Now the Right Time for a New Job?

Have you been thinking about changing jobs? Simply thinking about leaving a job can be a sign something is wrong. Unfortunately, many people convince themselves things eventually will get better. Maybe your terrible supervisor will leave? Maybe your workload will become more manageable? Maybe you will get a promotion or a raise? However, as bestselling… Read More »

Benefits of Direct Hire Recruiting #1: Access to Skilled Talent

Overcome the Challenges of Tight Labor Market When candidates are scarce, your business may face a growing number of unfilled positions. Open seats often lead to disruption and delays. In response, your company might react by hiring good enough candidates (rather than high performers) just to fill positions as quickly as possible. When you use… Read More »

A Recruiter’s Advice: How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Job seekers be prepared. You are going to have to explain why you left your last position. But, don’t worry. Even in the worse-case scenarios, you can ace this question and the interview. Bad hires cost a company money, so employers always are on the lookout for red flags. Unfortunately, these include unemployment, employment gaps… Read More »

Here Is Why Taking Temp Work Is Great for Your Career

Most of us like the idea of a dream job, but perfect opportunities seldom fall out of the sky. Sometimes finding a job, any job, can be both difficult and discouraging. Whether you are newly graduated, unexpectedly unemployed, looking to re-enter the work force or aspiring to switch jobs or careers, temporary work can be… Read More »

The Importance of Having a Workplace Safety Policy and How Often You Should Conduct Trainings

Whether your company is a small start-up or an established corporation, implementing and maintaining an effective workplace safety policy can be overwhelming. However, it is essential and possible. Why a Workplace Safety Policy Is Necessary? It’s the Right Thing to Do An accident or tragedy in the workplace is far-reaching. It affects the individuals directly… Read More »

Improve Efficiency and Quality of Hires Using a Staffing Partner

Is your company searching for top talent? Has it occurred to you that if you are recruiting the same way as your competitors by posting jobs, screening resumes, interviewing a few candidates and picking the best bet that everyone is ending up with average results? Attracting quality candidates requires skill and dedication. And many organizations… Read More »

Underproductive Employee? Here are Best Practices to Get Them Back on Track

As a manager, dealing with underproductive employees is sure to be on your “least favorite things to do” list. Perhaps a worker is not fulfilling their job requirements, distracting others in the organization or just clearly slacking off. It is tempting to put your head in the sand. Maybe this will be short-lived? Maybe it… Read More »

Advantages of Using a Staffing Agency to Get Hired

Perhaps you have never considered looking for a job through a staffing service, but you should consider it.  Many people don’t realize there is no cost to them to get a job through a staffing agency and there are many advantages. The fact is, a staffing service can provide a distinct advantage in your employment… Read More »

Best Practices to Get Employers to Notice Your Resume

The job search is on. Your resume is written and perfected, you dutifully sent out dozens of copies … and all you hear is crickets. What went wrong? First, don’t get discouraged too easily. Industry estimates vary, but in some markets, less than 2 percent of applicants are called for an interview. However, if your… Read More »

Top Strategies to Increase Employee Retention

Employee turnover is expensive and disruptive to businesses. To reduce employee turnover, managers must address why their employees want to leave. According to a 2016 article in the Harvard Business Review, “In general, people leave their jobs because they don’t like their boss, don’t see opportunities for promotion or growth, or are offered a better… Read More »