How Long Does It Take to Make a Temp-to-Hire Position Permanent?

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If you’re looking for a new job, you may have decided to try a temporary-to-hire arrangement. The good news is that these types of jobs have the potential to turn into full-time, permanent employment. If you do a good job and fill the requirements and qualifications, plus fit into the company culture—you just may find yourself with…

Should I Take a Temp-to-Hire Position?

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In search of a full-time job? Trying out a temp-to-hire position can be a great option. The hiring process can take employers a while since they need to review resumes, conduct phone and in-person interviews, and screen candidates before extending an offer. If you’re with the company in a temp-to-hire arrangement, you already have your foot…

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,…

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close…

How to Ensure Your Team Meets its End-of-the-Year Goal

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As the end of the year draws closer, you may have outstanding goals you hoped to achieve for your business. You want to report success to your employees and customers, keeping the company profitable and progressive. So what can you do in the fourth quarter, while holidays and upcoming PTO is at the forefront of everyone’s minds?  …

The Best Way to Start Your Staffing Meetings

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Your workplace is made up of people with different personalities. One of the most obvious is the introverts versus the extroverts. Since these two personality types tend to perform much differently in meetings, you can take steps to ensure everyone has an opportunity to feel comfortable. This will help you maximize participation.   Start with something…

How to Focus Better on the Task at Hand

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Your focus is critical for your productivity at work. We all know the feeling of drifting off into daydreams, and a lack of focus can lead to mistakes or even safety issues, depending on the nature of your job. You can help keep your focus laser-sharp during your workday with the following tips: Block out…

Is it Time for Your Company to Go Paperless? Here are Some Advantages

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How “green” is your company? It’s hard to ignore the current push for more sustainable ways of doing everything—from recycling to energy conservation, to the push for going paperless. Companies are jumping in on the plight to help our planet, and moving from paper to electronic communication can make a huge difference when you consider…

How to Help Your Quiet Employees Speak Up

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In every office, there are two types of employees: introverts and extroverts. Extroverts are easy to spot because they thrive in social situations: they love to talk with groups, they have no problem “thinking on their feet” and they feel energized around others. Introverts are a little different. They do best in one-on-one situations and…

Five Tips to Help You Feel More Confident Before an Interview

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Most people don’t enjoy interviews. There’s usually a lot riding on them, and you feel pressure to do your best. Preparation is key—and certain steps will help you quell your nervous energy and build your confidence. For most, it’s not possible to completely eradicate the butterflies in your stomach, but you can at least calm…