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…

4 Tips for Recruiting Great Manufacturing Employees Who Stay

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Recruiting and maintaining great employees is an ongoing struggle that many manufacturing companies have to deal with on a regular basis. If you’re one of them, we understand the problem this poses for your business. One thing that makes the world of difference is how your company stands out among a sea of competitors. As…

Temporary Staffing is What You Need During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is incredibly stressful for many kinds of businesses for many different reasons. During the Christmas season, the United States’ retail industry generated over $3 trillion in 2013, and that number has undoubtedly risen with each new year. With the increase of both in-store and online purchases, places such as retail stores and…

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…