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Many professionals are seeing the benefits of increased demand for their talents thanks to the unemployment rate sitting at 4.7 percent1. This gives job seekers a lot of leverage when negotiating for positions. They are able to seek out positions that offer a range of benefits, including the highly desirable potential for growth2. However, just… Read more »

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Believe it or not, you may be making around 35,000 decisions each day. Whether figuring out what to have for lunch or which direction you want your business to move in, you’re constantly making choices. Unfortunately, repeatedly making even the smallest choices every day can result in decision fatigue. Here are three ways you can… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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When applying for work through a staffing agency, it’s important you set yourself apart from all other candidates. Follow these guidelines for securing your next position. Follow Directions It’s important you follow directions when filling out the staffing firm’s application. This is your first test in determining whether you do exactly as you’re asked. Ensure… Read more »

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Securing top talent for your company is a time-consuming process. Follow these guidelines for a clearer path to finding the best workers for your organization. Determine Skills and Attributes Needed To figure out which skills, qualities and attributes are needed for a position, look for commonalities among your most successful employees. For example, your best… Read more »

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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 »

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As a confident would-be employee, you want to nail your job interview. But if you think all you need is a knockout resume, think again. Nowadays, companies take an extra step before the in-person interview: the phone interview. Here are five tips to help you stand out through a phone call. 1. Answer the Phone… Read more »

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Searching for a job is stressful and time consuming. If you don’t have a plan, your search may take even longer. Follow these guidelines when securing your next position. Network Before applying for a job, find out the names of the hiring manager and other employees in the organization and contact them. If you’re unable… Read more »

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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 »