Hiring in a Low Unemployment Market

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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 »

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 »

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 »

4 Best Practices for Working With a Staffing Agency to Find Your Next Job

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If you’re new to working with a staffing agency, you probably don’t know exactly what to expect. Follow these guidelines for potentially greater success when working with a staffing firm to secure your next position. Communicate Clearly It’s important you communicate clearly with the staffing agency without taking up an unreasonable amount of time. After… Read more »