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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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With the rise of the gig economy and a larger offering of nontraditional jobs, it can be difficult to determine, from a legal standpoint, whether the person is an independent contractor or an employee. Advancing technology has made it easier for people to work from remote locations from anywhere in the world, and this only… Read more »

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Most people remember the discomfort and anxiety they felt during their first day at their current or last job. Often, it’s a somewhat overwhelming experience with so much to learn in a seemingly limited amount of time. The traditional onboarding process is designed to mitigate these feelings by providing new hires with clear direction to… Read more »

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At some point in your career, you’ll likely become dissatisfied with your current salary. Maybe you’ve taken on new responsibilities but your compensation hasn’t changed, or you’ve furthered your education and increased your experience without scoring a new paycheck. Regardless of the reason, deciding when and how to make your move can be challenging if… Read more »

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Making the decision to work with a staffing company often involves a lot of time and consideration on your part. After all, it is an investment, and you’re trusting another agency to find you suitable candidates. Determining which company is right for you can feel daunting, especially if you don’t know the warning signs of… Read more »