What Hiring Pitfalls Should I Avoid?

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Making a bad hire is an expensive mistake. You have to spend more money and time finding a replacement, plus it can kill morale and disrupt your climate of productivity. Here are five common hiring pitfalls and how to avoid them. Pitfall #1: Being easily impressed Cover letters and resumes are a great way to… Read more »

6 Ways to Get Better Candidates to Show Up for an Interview

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The best candidates are busy people, likely with a full-time job and several companies vying for their attention. So it’s up to you to appeal to them and accommodate their needs. Make your interview process easy and make them feel welcome and wanted. 1) Build a rapport  Establish an actual relationship with a candidate—stay professional… Read more »

There Are Good Reasons Job Seekers Work with HW Staffing Solutions

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HW Staffing Solutions prides itself on a history of excellent service to employers and job seekers, pairing great people with great companies for more than 35 years. Founded on the values of dignity, excellence, and service, they’ve earned the trust of reputable companies who are eager to work with them. HW Staffing Solutions continues to… Read more »

Trust Your Gut (And Other Great Hiring Tips)

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There’s a lot to be said for your instincts when it comes to evaluating possible new hires. You’ve stored knowledge from past experiences and patterns of behavior, and our gut instincts take that into account when we determine whether a candidate would fit a position. Your intuition can be very powerful, and when coupled with… Read more »

5 Strategies to Help You Stay Motivated at Home and at Work

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In today’s competitive, social media-driven environment, it’s easy to get frustrated or complacent. But if you stay focused on your purpose for living and working, you’ll stay motivated to be busy and active at home and successful at work. To be self-motivated, stay positive and remember why you’re working. How does each task you complete… Read more »

How Can You Face Seasonal Workforce Changes with Ease?

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Hiring the right employees to power your company is critical for its success. But seasonal employees and short-term contracts are often inevitable, depending on your company’s needs or the type of workers you’re able to recruit. Such fluctuations can be challenging to any business—hiring new employees is expensive, unfamiliar faces can be stressful for your… Read more »

How to Embed Your Leadership Into a Workplace Culture

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Leadership and workplace culture are extremely important in any company. They’re different, but they’re intertwined. Culture is a key piece of your company vision and strategic plan. The way you exert your leadership and the example you set for your employees determines your workplace culture. Your company values and culture will either repel or attract… Read more »

Tips on Being Professional at Every Job

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Your level of professionalism at work can help you earn the respect and admiration of your bosses and co-workers and determine whether or not you receive a raise or promotion. If you focus on the way you present yourself in the office, you’ll see the rewards of your professional demeanor and behavior.  Tip#1: Respect  Become familiar… Read more »

What is The Key To Retaining Your Best Workers?

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Retaining top talent can be the key to your company’s success. Most millennials, who make up half of the work force, feel little company loyalty, and are willing to speak with recruiters and switch jobs rapidly.  Hiring new employees is expensive, time-consuming, and can cause a dip in overall employee satisfaction. With thoughtful, deliberate planning… Read more »

Build Flexibility Into Your Career With These Steps

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A sense of autonomy at work is important. When you feel in control of your time and responsibilities, you feel more satisfied and more motivated. But gaining this flexibility and freedom is tricky, especially as many companies are expecting even more of employees when they transition to working remotely. Still, more and more companies are… Read more »