Interview Tips for Hiring Managers

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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 »

Benefits of Hiring Candidates with Potential (But No Experience)

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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 »

Is Blind Interviewing Right for Your Company?

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While many businesses have been focusing on increasing transparency, one area that has seen an opposing trend is hiring. Blind applications and interviewing are fairly recent developments that attempt to remove the impact of bias, conscious or unconscious, from the hiring process by eliminating information that can be used to identify certain job seeker characteristics1…. Read more »

What Is the Actual Cost of a Bad Hire? It’s More Than You Think!

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Bringing in a new employee requires a significant investment on the part of the hiring company. Along with the traditional costs associated with recruiting, like advertising fees and staff time, businesses often have expenses related to training and onboarding, as well as productivity adjustments while the new hire gets up to speed. But a bad… Read more »

How Do You Find the Right Staffing Agency for Your Company?

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Once you’ve decided that working with a staffing agency is the right choice for your business, you may be wondering how to choose the right firm to ensure you get the employees you need. With approximately 15 million workers1 finding positions through these organizations, it’s no surprise that there is a wide range of staffing… Read more »

4 Ways to Hire the Right Millennials for Your Company

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As of 2015, millennials became the largest part of the active workforce1 and are expected to represent 34 percent by the year 2024, based on a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics2. And with unemployment sitting at 4.7 percent3, companies can’t ignore Millennial workers when they need to fill positions. However, making sure you… Read more »

Is Hiring the Job Hopper a Valid Concern?

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Many companies are concerned about bringing employees on board who have a resume with too many jobs in a short period of time. It turns out hiring a former job hopper isn’t necessarily a bad move depending on the employee’s motive. Some workers have changed jobs to take advantage of opportunities to advance along their… Read more »

The Process Behind Finding the Top Talent for Your Company

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Securing top talent for your company is a time-consuming process. Follow these guidelines for a clearer path to finding the best workers for your organization. Determine Skills and Attributes Needed To figure out which skills, qualities and attributes are needed for a position, look for commonalities among your most successful employees. For example, your best… Read more »

Why Should Your Business Work With a Locally Owned Staffing Agency?

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When your company is short on qualified workers, it’s important you quickly fill open positions and remain productive. Your company has the option to work with a national brand in the staffing industry or with a local staffing agency that keeps everything right in your local community. Creating a relationship with a locally owned staffing… Read more »

3 Benefits to Offer Job Candidates to Get Them to Accept the Job Offer

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As competition for top talent continues increasing, it’s important you know what to offer candidates so they want to work for your company. (Here’s a hint: one thing you can offer doesn’t cost you anything – it’s a quick and robust hiring process.) Here are three benefits you’ll want to include in job offers so… Read more »