Posts Categorized: Hiring Advice

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 »

Great Tips to Speed Up Your Candidate Search

When you need new people to do the job in your company, you need them quickly. Unfortunately, recruiting and hiring people takes time. More than a third of companies take up to a month to hire. That’s not only a long time, it can be risky in this economic environment. The employment picture is brighter… Read more »

Do You Want to Find the Best Employees?

When you’re looking for people to hire, you want the best employees. You want people who can do the job. You want people with a “can-do” spirit, you will show up and demonstrate a good work ethic. Reliable and on-time. You also want people who can get along with other people. People who pick fights… Read more »

What Is Your Cost Per Hire?

Business owners thinking about their cost per hire need to think much more broadly than just salaries and any benefits, of course. The costs to recruit, train, and onboard employees all need to be factored into any cost per hire. Factor in the Costs to Recruit and Train How much are those costs? Well, some… Read more »

How to Engage With Millennial Employees

Engagement with all employees is crucial for a smoothly functioning and productive company. But it’s especially important to employees of the millennial generation, those in their mid-twenties to thirties now. Why? First, they are expected to make up half of all global employees by 2020. That’s just over two years away. If you don’t engage… Read more »

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