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…

Tips to Finding Top Skilled Trades Talent on Facebook

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Looking for skilled trade candidates on social media? Your first thought may be LinkedIn—which is a good option. But have you ever considered the advantages of Facebook for quality staffing options? Advantages of Facebook This ever-popular social media site boasts more than two billion users, which means your sourcing pool is much larger than on…

Top Reasons to Keep Your LinkedIn Updated

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LinkedIn is the place where employers, candidates, and recruiters unite! It’s literally your online resume and the place where you can showcase who you are and what you’re all about professionally. Four reasons to keep an up-to-date LinkedIn profile Did you know that your LinkedIn profile ranks high in Google searches? It’s at the top…

Job Burnout: 6 Ways To Confront It

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Low to moderate levels of stress are not only good but a necessary part of achievement and healthy development. When stress reaches excessive levels, however, it is a destructive force. Over long periods, it will almost undoubtedly produce the dreaded burnout stage: a feeling of complete mental and physical exhaustion commonly attributed to a job. Whats worse…

4 Things to Do When You Prepare for an Interview

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An interview can be a stressful experience, whether you are looking for permanent work or a temporary position.  However, interviews don’t have to be tense. The purpose of the interview is for you and the employer to see if you are a good fit and if the job is one that you are likely to…

How Do You Choose a Good Mentor for Your Career?

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If you want to achieve professional success, finding a good mentor is a great way to start.  In every field, there is opportunity for advancement and to find a rewarding job that makes the most of your skills. The key is to always be focused on professional development and exploring new opportunities. Finding a mentor…

Three Things Employers Must Know About Screening Applicants

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A thorough hiring process, no matter the position, should include a professional and well-designed screening process. This process is essential for building a successful, safe, and supportive team environment, and all industries across the world are beginning to realize that screening is crucial for maintaining harmony in the workplace. There are certain things employers must…

Workers Comp: 4 Things Employers Need to Know

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Employers must know about workers compensation regulations before taking on new employees, whether they are full-time, part-time, or temporary workers. By understanding simple (yet pertinent) workers comp rules and guidelines, companies can protect their liability and assets while keeping their employees protected. Here are 5 workers comp facts employers need to know: Accidents that occur…

How to Reduce Turnover Rates in Q2

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The second quarter in the year has one of the highest turnover rates for many companies, especially those that do not adhere to strict guidelines in their hiring strategies or maintain a professional, positive relationship with employees. It is possible to maintain a low turnover rate in Q2 without having to apply fear or intimidation in…

What Leadership Style is Right for You?

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Being a successful leader in any field is essential for keeping a company running smoothly. When employees have an example to follow, one that shows them the core goals and tone of the business, a company is more likely to bring forth high-quality leads and profits, not to mention provide a positive contribution toward the…