4 Ways to Achieve Your End-of-Year Goals

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What goals did you set for yourself in 2019? As you entered the New Year, what were you hoping to accomplish? Though yearend always seems like it’s far in the distance, December can creep up before you know it, and you may have a few lingering goals left to check off. If you feel like…

Leadership Skills to Turn Your Temp Placement into a Full-Time Job

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If you’re currently working a temp job in the hopes it may turn into a full-time job offer—good news! This often happens when employers are hoping to discover just the right worker before they make a long-term hiring commitment. Your temp job can serve as a screen test of sorts, which proves to an employer you have…

Need to Bring an Employee Out of Their Shell? Read This.

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Every workforce is comprised of two personality types: introverts and extroverts. Introverted employees tend to be shy in social situations, and not as apt to participate in group discussions. But this doesn’t mean they have nothing to say!   As a manager, it’s a great benefit to your workforce to hear the thoughts and ideas of all…

What Is Your Cost Per Hire?

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To maintain a manageable staffing budget, you need a clear understanding of your staffig costs. And you can do this by calculating cost per hire for new workers you bring on board.  How to calculate your cost to hire per employee  This is a fairly easy, but valuable process. Follow these steps:  Tally all the…

Keys to Hiring Candidates Who Are Unemployed

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You’re in search of a candidate who’s just the right fit for the job. But what happens when you locate someone who looks perfect on paper… but is currently unemployed? You may feel apprehensive, afraid you’ve uncovered a problem employee. But have no fear—there are some key steps you can take to ensure your hiring…

Three Effective Tips to Manage Employee Conflict

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Differing points of view add to a well-rounded workforce. However, it’s inevitable that employees will disagree and argue from time to time. It’s the nature of different people from different backgrounds working together under the same roof. So when your employees aren’t getting along, what should you do? Three ways to manage employee disagreements As…

Insights on How to Discuss Your Previous Employment in an Interview

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During your interview, you’ll undoubtedly be asked about your previous job. Why are you leaving? What made you look for something new? If you had a negative experience with your past employer, it may be written all over your face—and this is something you’ll need to get under control. It’s much easier when you know…

How Does Working With a Staffing Partner Help Me?

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It can be challenging to find and hire top talent—however, your staffing function is necessary to keep your business competitive. Hiring can be both time-consuming and difficult, especially if yours is a competitive market where employee demand exceeds supply. For these reasons, working with a staffing agency to assist with talent sourcing provides a great…

Skilled Trade Jobs to Be on the Lookout for in 2018

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If you’re a skilled laborer, your profession may be in high demand. This means you’ll have more job openings to choose from and higher pay for your knowledge and skills. So if you’re recently graduated from trade school and about to hit the job market, or if you’re currently working but thinking about pursuing a…

How Much is Workforce Turnover Costing My Business?

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Companies are powered by people. And in the quest to soar ahead of your competition, especially in an age of constantly evolving technology, having top talent on board is critical for a company’s success. So once you find the right people, you don’t want to lose them. The high cost of employee turnover Several factors…