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Unemployment is extremely low and we’re in an employee’s market. The latest statistic out of the Department of Labor in April says the Atlanta Metro area is just 4.0%. Cobb County is as low as 3.7%. This means it’s harder than ever to find good talent. What are some of the things that companies are… Read more »

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When you bring a candidate in to interview with your company you expect them to be prepared, right? They should have done some research on the company, open positions, and have questions ready to ask. They should arrive on time and give you their full attention. While these are very valid expectations to have, long… Read more »

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Hiring for prior experience only is drastically limiting your candidate pool. Historically, companies have chosen candidates with the most relevant experience over other candidates that show potential to do the job but have never done it before. That standard practice is quickly changing. New statistics show that companies are far more interested in one’s potential in… Read more »

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As more companies turn to data to help guide business decisions, you often come across two concepts: metrics and analytics. While the two do share some common features, they are fundamentally different in many ways. However, they are both incredibly valuable, as long as you know how to use them wisely. To help you understand… Read more »

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Your LinkedIn profile plays a substantial role in securing a new position. More employers reference these sites than ever before when they are locating and evaluating candidates, so you need to make sure the content answers any questions they may have about your professional experience. Often, this comes down to three basic questions about who… Read more »

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A lot of companies rely on staffing vendors for their hiring needs. Often, the partnership allows for a more efficient approach to recruitment that is not only more efficient, but also less costly than using internal resources when you need to fill vacancies. However, just because you are working with a provider today doesn’t mean… Read more »

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Many entry-level workers equate leadership with management positions. However, it is actually possible to establish yourself as a leader regardless of where your title places you in the company hierarchy. Every employee has the ability to lead from within their current role, as long as you know how to approach the task. To help you… Read more »

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Bringing on temporary employees can do more than just save you money, lower risk, and help you get work done; they can also give you a mechanism for driving business growth. Whether you have a new idea you want to test out, need additional staff to handle a sudden increase in demand, or need a… Read more »

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When a customer needs help, they often contact the company’s call center for assistance. This makes call center representatives part of the public face of the business, and these organizations work hard to make sure the right people are answering those calls. If you want to become an awesome call center representative, you need to… Read more »

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Bringing on temp workers can provide you with a lot of benefits. Not only can they help you lower your total staffing costs and reduce risk, they can also make it easier to maintain higher levels of production, adjust to seasonal fluctuations, and even maintain a high level of productivity during hiring freezes.  To help… Read more »