Posts Tagged: Winston-Salem Staffing

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 »

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 »

Important Questions You Should Be Asking Job Candidates

The questions you ask job candidates in an interview can reveal a great deal about how they will perform if they’re hired and about what motivates them. The best questions should give you a firm sense of who the top candidates for a position are. You should also make every effort to ask open-ended questions…. Read more »

Are You Investing in Continuous Learning for Your Employees?

Continuous learning is important in any workplace. It ensures employees do not become stagnant in their learning. Whether it’s new safety processes, learning how to operate recently purchased equipment or being groomed for a supervisory role, every workplace presents new material and new opportunities to employees. Continuous learning ensures they can take advantage of it…. 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 »

Do You Know How to Write an Effective Cover Letter?

When you apply for a job, it’s standard practice to write a cover letter to go along with each resume. Cover letters can be crucial in landing the job. Do you know how to write an effective one? Here are 4 tips. 1. Tailor the cover letter to each job Don’t send a form cover… 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 »

5 Tips to Prevent Back Injuries While Lifting on the Job

If lifting is part of your job, you need to be sure to do it in the right way. Otherwise, you could injure your back, which can cause not only pain but make it hard to continue to work. Here are 5 tips to prevent back injuries while lifting on the job. 1. Don’t use… 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 »

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