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 »

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 »

Why Your 10-Year-Old Resume Format Won’t Get You the Job

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If you haven’t been on the job market for some time, it is possible your resume won’t meet the expectations of today’s hiring managers. Formatting standards have changed, so the resume design you selected 10 years ago can actually hurt your chances of getting called in for an interview. To help make sure your resume… Read more »

It’s National Safety Month – How Does That Apply to Office Settings?

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When people think of workplace safety, an office environment isn’t the first workplace they picture. But serious accidents and injuries occur in almost any setting, including offices. In fact, the leading types of office injuries1 result from common accidents like trips and falls, strains, falling objects, striking against objects and being stuck between objects. To… Read more »

Are You Being a Pest in Your Job Search?

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When you’re looking for a new job, it is common to be excited and even a bit anxious. While following up on an opportunity can be a smart move, going too far can quickly have you labeled as a pest instead of someone who is simply interested in a position. To make sure you don’t… 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 »

It’s Your First Day. Here’s How You Make a Seamless Transition

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It’s common to feel a bit nervous before your first day on a new job. Often, you still have a lot of questions about the work environment and want to make the best impression possible. To help make your transition into a new position as seamless as possible, here are some tips to take with… Read more »

Here’s How a Staffing Agency Provides a Unique Solution for Your Talent Needs

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When choosing a staffing agency, you want to select a company that isn’t going to provide a cookie-cutter approach that ignores the unique needs of your business. Skilled firms are capable of learning about your company, allowing them to create a personalized solution designed to help you succeed. If you ever wondered what makes their… Read more »

How to Lose the Job Before You Sit Down for the Interview

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Many job seekers see a job as won or lost based on the interview. While that part of the process is obviously important, what you do before sitting down with the hiring manager can play just as much of a role in whether you are selected as any other component. To help ensure you don’t… Read more »