Interview Tips for Hiring Managers

Posted

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 »

Benefits of Hiring Candidates with Potential (But No Experience)

Posted

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 »

What Is the Difference Between Analytics and Metrics in HR?

Posted

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 »

Why Should You Consider a New Staffing Vendor?

Posted

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 »

Part 4 – What Is the Value of Temporary Employees? Drive Business Growth!

Posted

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 »

Part 3 – What Is the Value of Temporary Employees? Get Work Done!

Posted

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 »

Part 2 – What Is the Value of Temporary Employees? Reduce Risk!

Posted

Temporary workers offer companies a variety of benefits. Often, they can contribute to reducing staffing costs, give businesses access to the right kind of talent on short-notice, and are open to short-term arrangements. But, many organizations don’t realize that these employees can also help reduce risk in a variety of areas. Here’s what you need… Read more »

Part 1 – What Is the Value of Temporary Employees? Reduce Costs!

Posted

One of the largest expenses companies must manage is associated with their workforce. Payroll, benefits, worker’s compensation and unemployment all add up quickly when you hire permanent workers. So, when you only need a few extra hands on deck for a short period, hiring more full-time staff members might not make much sense; that’s where… Read more »

The Risks of Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors

Posted

With the rise of the gig economy and a larger offering of nontraditional jobs, it can be difficult to determine, from a legal standpoint, whether the person is an independent contractor or an employee. Advancing technology has made it easier for people to work from remote locations from anywhere in the world, and this only… Read more »

You Know About Onboarding – Why You Need to Know About Preboarding

Posted

Most people remember the discomfort and anxiety they felt during their first day at their current or last job. Often, it’s a somewhat overwhelming experience with so much to learn in a seemingly limited amount of time. The traditional onboarding process is designed to mitigate these feelings by providing new hires with clear direction to… Read more »