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 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 »

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 »

As a Millennial Job Candidate, Are You Getting a Bad Rap?

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Based on information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics1, millennials will make up approximately 34 percent of the labor force by 2024. In fact, they overtook Gen Xers as the largest part of the workforce2 back in 2015. But, even though this generation accounts for nearly one-in-three workers today, many are still fighting against stereotypes… 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 »

What Are the Reasons NOT to Accept a Counteroffer?

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When you sit down with your manager and say you’ve taken a job elsewhere, chances are (if you’re a valued employee) they’ll offer you a salary increase, promotion or other incentives to get you to stay. Numerous studies show if an employee accepts a counter offer, they are more likely to be gone from the… Read more »

Which Part of Your Hiring Process Can Be Improved?

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As great as your hiring process is, there’s always room for improvement. In a candidate-driven market, a long time-to-fill will come back to hurt your company. When you are continually meeting to make a decision on a candidate, they have already decided to go with another option. If you are having problems with handling each… Read more »

Employ Partners Handles Employer of Record and Payrolling

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Think about this situation. Your project has an internal need for a talented employee but you aren’t able to hire anyone.  Maybe your company has a hiring freeze, or the internal process to hire a new employee doesn’t mesh with the timeline you need to complete the project. Taking it even further, you know exactly… Read more »