Top Ways to Anticipate Your Hiring Needs in the Coming Year

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The new year is just around the corner, so there’s no better time to get started on your staffing plans for 2015. It’s certainly no secret that your company can only be as successful as the employees behind it, so it’s important to ensure you’re staffed with all the right people. Use the last few… Read more »

Bad Candidate? Or Just a Poor Interviewer? How to Tell

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It’s important to know that not every bad job interviews should be taken as a red flag. For many candidates, job interviews are beyond stressful. The need to formulate the perfect responses to questions and try to impress a variety of new people can cause even the most talented candidates to succumb under pressure. A… Read more »

Staffing Budget Out of Control? Here is How to Rein it In

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It’s certainly not a secret that your employees are your greatest asset. However, maintaining a staff filled with top talent shouldn’t break the bank. If your staffing budget has become unmanageable, consider partnering with a staffing firm. These professionals are skilled at finding staffing solutions to help you save money and increase efficiency. Four Ways… Read more »

Job Fair in Partnership with Walsworth Publishing

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On Tuesday September 16 Wood Temporary Staffing will be holding a job fair at the Watervliet District Library located at 333 N Main St, Watervliet.  The job fair will be from 11AM to 1PM and will focus on openings at Walsworth such as Web Press Helpers, Fulfillment, Binding, Forklift, Machine Operation, and General Production, though one can apply… Read more »

Six Nonverbal Clues to Be on the Lookout For in Interviews (And What They Mean)

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Sometimes what a candidate doesn’t say during a job interview can speak louder than their answers to your questions. Nonverbal cues can provide an inside look at what the candidate is actually thinking ─ rather than basing your decision solely on their well-rehearsed responses. Before conducting your next job interview, be sure to familiarize yourself… Read more »

Are You Losing Money Due to Average Talent?

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If you think having a team of loyal, but average employees is doing anything for your business – think again. Mediocre talent can drag down the morale of the entire organization and cost you time and money in rehires. Why do you have subpar performers in your organization? Take a look at your recruitment strategy…. Read more »

Interviewing an Unemployed Candidate? Keep These Things in Mind

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In your quest for the perfect candidate, you will likely come across individuals who are either gainfully employed or “in between jobs.” Interviewing unemployed candidates poses some challenges because these folks may be out of work for a variety of reasons, good or bad. Yet, one must be prepared to interview unemployed candidates in a… Read more »

Five Strategies for Hiring and Managing Gen Y

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We live in a multigenerational business world, with each age group bringing a unique perspective to the workplace. Some of the youngest in the workforce today include Generation Y, which is made of employees in their mid-20s to 30s. Sometimes referred to as “Generation Me,” or “Millenials,” they are often driven to succeed and demand… Read more »

Are You Scaring Great Candidates Away?!

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Every company aims to recruit and hire the best talent in the market. In a perfect situation, a star candidate would apply, interview and hopefully accept a job offer. But what if after the first interview, the company fails to hear from their star candidate again? It’s a very real possibility that you could be… Read more »