Do You Know the Importance of Diversity in Your Workforce?

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When hiring, you take many different factors into account, but if diversity isn’t one of them, that’s a problem. If it doesn’t seem like a big deal to you, that’s likely because most of your team comes from a background similar to yours. Diversity highlights many types of differences, including racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender,… Read more »

Do You Have Gaps to Fill on Your Team? Temporary Staffing Can Be The Permanent Solution

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For your company to thrive, you need to be fully staffed. However, this is proving to be easier said than done. Traditional hiring practices aren’t really working for your team, so it’s time to consider trying something else. More than just a quick fix, incorporating temporary workers into your permanent staffing plan can be exactly… Read more »

Struggling to Hire? Make Sure Your Benefits are a Strength, Not a Weakness

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Finding top talent is harder than ever right now. The current labor shortage has made what was already a difficult task feel nearly impossible for many employers. Since candidates have their choice of opportunities, it’s important to make sure your company stands out from the crowd. One of the best ways to achieve this is… Read more »

How Passive Talent Can Be Your Key to Filling Open Positions

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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 »