Top 5 Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

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When interviewing candidates for your open positions, it is always a good idea to outline your interview questions beforehand. While free-form interviews can be beneficial, you don’t want to allow an interview to get off track. Additionally, preparing questions ahead of time gives you some time to practice how you’ll handle each question. If you…

How to Build an Attractive Company Culture

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Company culture is one thing, of many, that attracts and retains top employees. It has been proven that a solid, attractive company culture means attaining top talent that stays as well as increased productivity. If you are struggling to maintain talent, or you’re looking for a change, we have some tips to help you out…

How to Search for a New Job While You’re Still Employed

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Wanting to start 2019 off the right way with a new job? We hear you! There’s never a better New Year’s resolution than getting out there and finding a different, more meaningful career. However, you might be wondering how that could be possible if you’re already employed. You need to consider timing, interviews, exit strategy,…

Workplace Conflict: Resolving Issues the Right Way

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Workplace conflict can tear a team apart. It is an inevitable thing for every business to have two or more employees butt heads on something. How you deal with these problems can make the difference. Are you currently dealing with workplace conflict among your employees? Do you want to prepare for future issues that may…

3 Simple Things You Can Do to Maintain Work-Life Balance

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For industrial sector workers, work-life balance can be a hard thing to achieve. Between crazy work hours, overtime, shift changes, and the nature of the work, striking a golden balance can take some work. However, there are some simple things you can do that will help put you on the path to finding peace in…

Managing Staffing Shortages in Challenging Labor Market

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For the past several months, there have been more job openings available in the United States than there are people to fill them, leading to labor shortages. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the last day of August, the number of job openings increased to 7.1 million, a new series high. This appears to…

Top 4 Benefits of Working With a Staffing Agency

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It can’t be denied that the staffing industry is an important part of employment and recruiting. If you’re not sure if you should work with or hire through a staffing agency, here are somethings we think will pique your interest.     Staffing agencies are “high-touch” Staffing agencies are one of the top five “high-touch”…

5 Tips to Boost Your Team’s Morale and Increase Productivity

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Employee morale can make or break a team. It is what separates a productive team from a bored, uninspired team. More often than not, the responsibility of solving the problems of a low-morale workplace falls on management. In order to do this, you need to be vigilant about catching any issues as soon as possible,…

Social Media Can Harm Your Chances at Getting a Job

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Ever browsed your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram feeds and wondered, “Wow! Why did they post that? That’s going to come back to bite them later.” There is more truth to that than you know! Many companies and hiring managers these days inspect potential job candidates’ social media pages for possible red flags. Given that social…

Putting In Notice: How to Resign From Your Job on a High Note

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Once upon a time, many years ago, working at the same company for your entire life up until retirement was the norm. Now, times have changed. You might find yourself in a position where you must leave your job to move on to bigger and better things. We understand: putting in notice is tough, especially…