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”…

What To Do When Your Company Hires the Wrong Candidate

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Are you and your company regretting a recent hire? Did the candidate not match your expectations? We know how grueling the hiring process can be; it only makes matters worse when the candidate you chose is not who you thought they were. Here are a few things you can do to try to make the…

Toxic Employees: Who They Are and How to Identify Them

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A toxic employee is a detriment to anyone’s business or team. However, they are sometimes difficult to identify. A toxic employee may even be seen as doing some good work, but behind the scenes, they are driving employees away or causing productivity to suffer. If you’re concerned that some of your employees may be toxic…

Facebook Job Search Feature: What You Need to Know

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In 2017, Facebook launched its own job listing and search feature. Facebook is now one of the leading online job search competitors alongside Indeed, Monster, and Craigslist. We recommend utilizing Facebook’s job search feature as one of your primary job search websites.   How Jobs on Facebook Work If you already have a Facebook account,…

5 Reasons Why Temporary and Contract Employees Rock

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If you’re a business owner or hiring manager with positions to fill, look no further. Successful temporary and contract employees are flexible, reliable people. They can get you out of a high-workload situation. They come with all sorts of skills, backgrounds, and experiences they can draw from to make their assignments a complete success with…

Ready or Not, Here Comes Generation Z

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By Ira S. Wolfe For managers still trying to figure out the Millennials, here’s some disturbing news: the next cohort, Generation Z, is already knocking on HR’s doorstep. With this addition to the workforce, we now have 18-year-olds and 80-somethings (and everyone in between) seeking employment. This is an unprecedented change to the workplace. Are…

A Better Skills Gap Analysis

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For a business to really thrive, it must get the best out of every employee and make smart decisions when it comes to hiring new staff. Knowing what skills the workforce has, where they are lacking, and how to bridge any gaps is crucial to remaining competitive in today’s market. A skills gap analysis can…

The Value of a People-Centric Workplace

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Because people make up the heart of every organization, the most important investment an organization can make is in its employees. Even as technology advances and capital shifts, it is a company’s leadership and the individual contributions of its employees that ultimately set that organization apart from its competitors. Research consistently shows that organizations with…

4 Ways Technology can Minimize Employee Burnout

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When employees are unable to do their work, business suffers. Companies need their employees to be performing at their best. High performance drives morale and engagement, which in turn affect productivity and the bottom line. But sometimes the quest for success can increase employee stress and lead to fatigue and burnout. Although the two words…