The Future of Talent Acquisition: What You Need to Know

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With the current unemployment rate reaching as low as 4% and talent being harder than ever to find and keep, you may be hard-pressed to research what the future holds and what it means for your business. The Forn Kerry Institute has an answer. The Forn Kerry Institute conducted a study that suggests labor shortages…

Hiring Challenges to Watch Out For This Year

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2019 is off to a good start, but there are definitely some hiring challenges ahead. If one of your primary goals this year is in hiring the very best talent for your business, it is important to recognize the challenges you may face and prepare for them ahead of time. We have organized a list…

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…

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…

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”…

Top 6 Best Traits of Temporary and Contract Workers

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Temporary and contract employees make the staffing world go around. According to the American Staffing Association, staffing firms in the United States employ more than three million temporary or contract workers in an average work week. It is no surprise that we, and many other staffing firms, are truly grateful for what these millions of…

3 Underrated Soft Skills Every Professional Should Have (Video)

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In a previous blog post, we discussed why soft skills are equally as important to your career as hard skills. We provided several examples of soft skills that employees should practice learning in order to succeed in work. These were Listening, Negotiation, Nonverbal Communication, Adaptability, Willingness to Learn, Logic, Conflict Resolution, Delegation, and Decision Making. In…

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…

When Times Are Tough, Invest in Your Team

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BY BRIAN FORMATO     Most struggling organizations try to figure out how to turn their fortunes around. They look at various metrics and investigate cutting costs, increasing production, expanding their offerings, and a whole host of other options. Team building, though, rarely tops their lists, with many HR managers thinking of it as an…

Communicating Up, Down, and Across the Organization

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One of the best things you can do for your career is learn how to be a great communicator. After all, if you’re unable to get your point across in a way that inspires others to take action, how can your HR initiatives (or your career) possibly succeed? In any workplace conversation—whether it’s with a…