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Baby boomers have filled a lot of our country’s skilled trade jobs for decades. But as that generation retires, those jobs need to be filled. In fact, 62% of companies are currently struggling to fill important skilled trade positions and almost three-fourths of those companies predict that they’ll have a significant shortfall of those workers… Read more »

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Springtime is a busy hiring season for a lot of companies. Which means that if you’re looking to expand your team this spring, you’re going to be competing with a lot of other organizations to hire the best talent. Seasonal employees are only around for a few months, but they matter immensely! The right staff… Read more »

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A temporary seasonal job can prove to be a pretty solid opportunity for you. Many companies look to hire temporary workers because they can do so quickly, adjust their staff to fit changing demand, and give candidates a trial period while they decide whether to hire that person long-term. But without the guarantee of permanent… Read more »

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In a recent episode of Haley Marketing’s Secrets of Staffing Success podcast, host Todd Lewandowski had an exciting conversation with featured guest, Henry Kiel. COO at HW Staffing Solutions, Henry plans, directs and oversees his firm’s operational policies, initiatives and goals – to drive sustainable growth in any economic conditions. Speaking of economic conditions…how well… Read more »

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Many companies are expanding their call centers, which means they’re looking to hire and fill those types of roles. Though ‘call center agent’ might not sound too prestigious, it’s definitely a position worth considering. You might be receiving inbound calls, helping customers troubleshoot, answering questions, or handling complaints. Or you might be making outbound calls—calling… Read more »

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High volume hiring can be very overwhelming. Your HR department might be a team of professionals, but being flooded with thousands of resumes and applications can intimidate anyone. The hiring process is always complicated, but hiring en masse presents its own set of circumstances. And chances are, the positions you’re trying to fill are entry-level,… Read more »

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Hiring the right employee is no easy task. You have to make sure they have all the right qualifications, skills, and experience on top of making sure that they’re a good cultural fit. There are so many reasons that someone who seems like a solid hire doesn’t work out—maybe they don’t get along with a… Read more »

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The start of a new year is a great time to reflect on your career and plan your next move. It might seem like you’re a long way off from that cushy corner office or that management role you’ve been dreaming of, but the greatest success stories start with one single step. Begin today, knowing… Read more »

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A great administrative assistant is absolutely essential at any company. With such a wide range of responsibilities—handling phone calls, scheduling meetings, managing social media, or updating spreadsheets—you have to make sure you have the right person in place. They’re the backbone of your company! Here’s how to find great clerical workers who can make your… Read more »

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Even in this boom economy where the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, temp agencies are absolutely crucial to making sure your company finds the talent it needs. They help more than 15 million employees find career opportunities that are best suited for them each year. Staffing agencies have a huge network of qualified… Read more »