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Filling out job applications can be frustrating! There’s no guarantee that you’ll hear back, and sometimes it doesn’t seem worth the effort. You might fill out several dozen applications only to land one or two interviews. In fact, you might not hear back from several of them at all and you wonder whether the online… Read more »

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Effective onboarding is the first step to employee retention. Almost a third of employees have quit a job within the first six months. And 33% knew within the first week of employment whether or not they would stay at their company long-term. So that first impression is key. Studies show that the top reasons employees… Read more »

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Excellent question. A job reference is not something to take lightly. It’s tempting to put your best friend since grade school on there because you know they’ll say glowing things. Or that best friend’s mom—you’ve always been her favorite. But chances are they won’t be able to say much that’s really useful for a hiring… Read more »

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In a world where business trends and technology are constantly changing, it doesn’t take much for your company to become irrelevant. You have to prepare it to adapt to change, so that when the change happens, everyone—including your infrastructure—is ready. When companies become obsolete, it’s usually because they weren’t prepared and weren’t willing to prepare…. Read more »

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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 »