What Is the Difference Between Analytics and Metrics in HR?

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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 »

A Strong LinkedIn Profile Answers Three Questions

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Your LinkedIn profile plays a substantial role in securing a new position. More employers reference these sites than ever before when they are locating and evaluating candidates, so you need to make sure the content answers any questions they may have about your professional experience. Often, this comes down to three basic questions about who… Read more »

Why Should You Consider a New Staffing Vendor?

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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 »

How Can You Become a Leader in Your Entry-Level Position?

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Many entry-level workers equate leadership with management positions. However, it is actually possible to establish yourself as a leader regardless of where your title places you in the company hierarchy. Every employee has the ability to lead from within their current role, as long as you know how to approach the task. To help you… Read more »

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

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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 »

The Best Timeline for Job Search Communication

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When you’re managing a job search, figuring out when you should send follow up communications can feel like a challenge. To help you navigate these tricky waters, here are some tips about the job search communications timeline. Application Submission Following up on a submitted application is likely the trickiest, in regards to timing, as there… Read more »

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

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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 »

Facebook Jobs – Why It’s Another Place to Find Your Next Job

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When most job seekers think of finding new employment opportunities, turning to Facebook might not be on the top of their list. Generally, sites like LinkedIn, Indeed or various job boards are going to be first stops when landing a position is the goal. However, Facebook’s Jobs section can present a wealth of opportunities, especially… Read more »

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

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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 »

Job Search Tips for People with Quiet Personalities

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People who consider themselves to have a quiet personality or a tendency towards introversion can find the idea of job searches particularly daunting. Often, these individuals aren’t as comfortable selling themselves and may be put off by the idea of interacting with larger groups. At times, even participating in small talk may seem like a… Read more »