Posts Categorized: Hiring Advice

What Qualities Should You Be Looking for in a Office Administrator?

An office administrator is often the unsung hero of a company. The first person a potential new hire or client meets, the central nervous system of the whole operation, the person who keeps everything running on time and on budget, a good office administrator is an essential part of every successful office.  But how do… Read more »

How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

Choosing between two candidates

It’s a double-edged sword, a blessing and a curse: The job posting that’s been open for quite some time resulted in a handful of really great, qualified candidates who aced their interviews. They were charming and had great potential. After much internal discussion and debate, you’re down to two final candidates, both of which would… Read more »

4 Ways AI Can Transform Your Recruiting Strategy

AI Can Transform Your Recruiting Strategy

There are so many tools HR specialists and hiring managers can use in their recruitment efforts to find and attract the best, most qualified candidates.  But could you do more by doing less and leaving the rest to artificial intelligence?  AI has been around, to varying degrees, for years now. Still, it’s only recently started… Read more »

Looking for That First Job After School? Try a Staffing Firm.

If you’ve recently graduated from either college or high school, you may be looking for your first full-time job. Looking for jobs after you’ve graduated can be challenging. First, there’s the common dilemma of people entering the workforce: Many jobs require experience, but how do you get a job that requires experience if you don’t have… Read more »

5 Great Ways to Follow up After Your Job Interview

Think you’re done once you walk out of the interview? Think again! Follow-up actions are very important in clinching the interview and getting the job. Here are five great ways to follow up after your interview to increase your chances of getting the job. Write a thank-you email or letter It’s very important to write… Read more »

Follow These Steps to Hiring the Best Light Industrial Talent

In today’s job market, it can be tough to find qualified people. How do you make sure you get the best light industrial talent? Follow these five steps. Write a comprehensive job description for the position You must specify the skills and qualifications needed. Think of the job description as a two-way street. For the… Read more »

3 Reasons to Partner with a Staffing Agency in 2019

If you’re going to be recruiting and hiring in 2019, it makes sense to partner with a staffing agency. Here are three reasons why working with a staffing agency can help your business. It will save time Any recruiting process takes time. In fact, the U.S. average for hiring one position is 23 working days… Read more »

Polish These 7 Job Skills To Get a New Job in the New Year

Planning to look for a job in 2019? Get the jump on it by polishing your job skills now. Despite the many job descriptions you might read, there are essential job skills that important in every position, and never go out of style. Employers sometimes refer to these as “soft skills,” because they aren’t technical… Read more »

The 5 Best Ways to Foster Positive Company Culture

A company’s culture is an  important element. Yes, what a company makes and its profit picture matter, of course! Without excellent products and clients buying them, no organization can stay in business very long. But it’s a company’s culture that determines whether employees look forward to coming to work every day. It’s a company’s culture… Read more »

Seven Ways to Reduce Your Light Industrial Employee Turnover

Turnover can be a problem for light industrial employers. It can dampen productivity, as the hiring process and initial training periods can impact productivity. Productivity can particularly be hit during times of record employment levels like the U.S. is currently experiencing, because finding people who are looking for a job or want to make a… Read more »

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