Should You Be Conducting Background Screenings?

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Your employees are the fabric of your company. These people are directly responsible for the success of your organization, so the importance of knowing exactly who you’re hiring cannot be emphasized enough. Therefore, conducting background screenings is a step you can never afford to miss. While it adds a little extra time and money to… Read more »

Not Getting Enough Applicants? Your Benefits Package May Be to Blame

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You’re ready to hire at least one new employee, but so far your job posting hasn’t attracted many quality candidates. This is the opposite of what you expected because the job is interesting and your company is a great place to work. While not the most obvious issue, your benefits package might be the problem…. Read more »

5 Benefits to Hiring Recent Graduates

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When it’s time to hire you typically seek out seasoned candidates, but you’re starting to wonder if there’s a better approach. Despite their lack of professional experience, you’re considering shifting your concentration to new graduates. Previously you thought their inexperience would put your team at a disadvantage, but that isn’t always the case. Filling certain… Read more »

4 Ways to Attract Top Quality Candidates

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You’re ready to hire and you’re not willing to settle for anything but the best. The importance of finding top talent cannot be emphasized enough, but you’re not sure how to entice them. Since they have their choice of employers, you have to take things up a notch to appeal to the best and brightest… Read more »

Targeted Recruiting — How a Staffing Firm Can Find the Right Candidates the First Time

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Finding the right person for the job is a bit of an art form — but you already know that. It seems no matter how hard you try, several candidates you thought were the perfect choice ultimately don’t work out. This, of course, is very frustrating; steering a hiring process is both time-consuming and expensive…. Read more »

5 Ways You Can Retain a Quality Workforce

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Your amazing team is the company’s best asset. These talented professionals work hard every day and you’re grateful for them — so retaining them is a top priority. Right now they seem happy and you want to put measures in place to keep it that way. Here are a few ideas to help decrease the… Read more »

4 Benefits of Considering Seasoned Talent

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You’re working to fill an open position on your team and you’ve received at least one application from a more mature worker. Since you wouldn’t necessarily expect them to be interested in the job, you might be inclined to write them off — but don’t do that just yet. Seasoned professionals apply for entry-to-mid-level jobs… Read more »

5 Tips for Using Social Media to Recruit Candidates

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When it comes to filling open positions on your team you know sticking to traditional routes — i.e., posting on job boards — won’t necessarily allow you to find the best person for the job. Therefore, you’ve decided to incorporate social media into your approach. Nearly three-quarters — 72% — of American adults use at… Read more »

How to Create an HR System Your Employees Feel Safe Using

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As an honest and caring employer, you want to create a workplace where every single employee feels valued and accepted. You do everything you can to nurture this type of environment, but you can’t be everywhere at once.  Therefore, you want to create an HR system that allows people to make anonymous complaints when something… Read more »

Hiring Trends for the Light Industrial Industry in 2021: The Changes You Should be Making

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Now that the new year is officially in full swing you’re ready to start hiring. Your light industrial company has big plans for 2021 and that means expanding your team.   Of course, the COVID-19 crisis is still going strong so you know you need to take a different approach than you have in the past. Here’s a look at top hiring trends that… Read more »