Posts Categorized: Hiring Advice

Important Signs That Show You May Need to Grow Your Staff

All businesses have periodic needs to grow their staff. Even if you’re fully staffed for work needs now, attrition could leave you without sufficient staff, or sufficient staff of the right level. Plus, if you’re business itself is growing, you will definitely need to grow staff. You also don’t want to be caught with a… Read more »

Your Online Reputation May Be Hindering Job Applicants

Have you ever posted a job opening…and a very small number of people applied? It’s a bit like throwing a party and having few people respond to your invitation, right? While there are many reasons you may not be receiving many job applications (it’s a very tight job market, for one), you really need to… Read more »

Want to Grow Your Company? How to Hire the Talent You Need

At times of company growth, it’s not uncommon to need more people. Maybe a lot more people. Hiring new people can be challenging. It takes time away from the work of the business, for one thing. Developing job postings, reviewing resumes, and choosing the right candidates to hire can be time-consuming. You also run the… Read more »

Showing Employee Appreciation Is More Important Than You May Think

Do you think keeping your employees working and paid is a sufficient method of employee appreciation? Think again. Employees are very motivated by specific actions that show they are appreciated. They tend to be more loyal to firms and supervisors that appreciate them. More loyalty equals better retention, and less time and money expended to… Read more »

What Screenings Can Staffing Firms Provide?

The hiring process can be lengthy and complicated. Each step of it takes time. Input from multiple people is usually required. As a manager, you likely want the best and most productive employees hired in as little time as possible so your department can return to full productivity. But the hiring process can sometimes take… Read more »

Here Are the Top Reasons Why You Need to Be Partnering With a Staffing Firm

When it comes time to hire, managers and human resources departments are best served if they partner with a staffing firm. Here are the top reasons why. They can reduce the time to hire Busy managers often need people on the job fast, especially in peak seasons. But the steps in the hiring process can… Read more »

5 Ways Staffing Agencies Reduce Hiring Costs and Raise New Hire Quality

Hiring new employees can be a time-consuming and expensive undertaking. It can take months for the entire hiring process to be complete, from the development of the job posting to the final checking of references and naming a start date. The average cost to replace an employee in the United States is roughly $4,000. In… Read more »

Key Pieces of a Resume You Need to Look for When Reviewing Applicants

Reviewing resumes is a lot of work. What are the key pieces of a resume you need to look for? Here are 3 tips that will help you target how to look at resumes. 1. Look for the key skills and experience in the job description. Think your resume review process begins when they come… Read more »

Are You Background Screening Your Employees?

If you’re not background screening your employees, you should be. Recruiting, interviewing, and training employees is a big business expense. It can cost up to two times a worker’s monthly salary or more. You want to make sure that the workers you hire will be productive going forward. But if you don’t do a background… Read more »

Are You Ensuring Your Company Is Active on Social Media? Candidates Will Be Looking!

Is your company active on social media? It should be. Facebook alone has close to 1 billion users every day. Instagram, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and LinkedIn have millions more. If you aren’t active on these channels, you could be losing touch with potential job candidates. Candidates Look at Social Media, Especially Younger Ones Specifically, you… Read more »

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