How Passive Talent Can Be Your Key to Filling Open Positions

Posted

Do you have more open positions than people to fill them? You aren’t alone. With unemployment at a record low, the quit rate rising, and a growing number of retirees, the 2022 talent crisis is an everyday reality. However, just because there are more jobs than people currently willing and available to work them doesn’t… Read more »

How Local Temp Agencies Can Help You Find the Manufacturing Candidates You Need

Posted

When you need to hire a new manufacturing employee, you’ve always handled the process internally. However, you’re thinking about switching things up. Whether you’ve made a few bad hires recently, don’t have time to dedicate to hiring right now, or have been trying to fill an open position without any luck, you can definitely benefit… Read more »

Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Flexible Workers

Posted

Like most successful businesses, your company has busy periods where you need extra hands on deck to keep up with demand. During this time, you bring on flexible workers to help out, but it can be hard to get the same people to come back each time. This creates a challenge because you have to… Read more »

How Offering Temporary Positions Can Help You Get The People You Need When You Need Them

Posted

Your company has always had a traditional hiring model, but you’re starting to think it might not be the most efficient choice. Instead of hiring all employees on a permanent basis, you’re considering working with a staffing firm to offer temporary positions. This can allow you to get the people you need when you need… Read more »

How to Fill Open Positions That Honestly… No One Wants

Posted

Your company is a great place to work, but despite that, there’s one job on your team that’s viewed as so undesirable, you can’t get anyone to take it. Whether it requires a less-than-appealing work schedule or the job duties are a hard sell, you’re desperate to find a qualified candidate who wants it and… Read more »

Why You Should Partner With The Wood Companies When Recruiting in the New Year

Posted

Now that the year is winding down, you’re starting to look ahead to 2022. You have big plans for your Michiana team — and part of that involves hiring new employees. In the past, you’ve always handled the hiring process on your own. However, it’s a lot to add to your standard job duties. At… Read more »

Should I List Vaccination Requirements in a Job Listing?

Posted

As an employer, you’ve been navigating obstacles related to the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. Your latest challenge is ensuring all new hires are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since the Biden Administration has required businesses with 100 or more employees to get everyone vaccinated or tested weekly, your company might have no choice but… Read more »

Should You Be Conducting Background Screenings?

Posted

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

Posted

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

Posted

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 »