How Can You Protect Your Workers and Your Business This Summer?

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Finally, winter is thawing and we can relax and enjoy the warmer temperatures! But summer can be one of the most dangerous times of year, particularly for those who work laborious jobs outside. Workers in construction, landscaping, agriculture, and utilities are all at risk for heat illnesses. And they can affect anyone, regardless of age… Read more »

Is Your HR Department Empowered to Hire the Very Best People?

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A human resources department needs to be equipped with the very best tools to hire the very best people. They need to be able to attract the most talented candidates, make a great first impression, and close the deal with great perks and benefits. Here are five steps to make sure your human resources department… Read more »

Why Temp-Staffing Services Adds Value to Your Business Strategy

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Temporary workers are a growing part of American business. There are millions of people who work as temps, contract employees, consultants, freelancers, seasonal workers, and interns. Their flexibility and relatively low cost make them a desirable means of adding value to your company. Here are five ways temporary staffers can add value to your business… Read more »

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 »

How Can You Beat Business Slumps With the Right Hires?

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So, your business is in a slump. You need fresh faces who can reenergize your company. Here are five ways to optimize your hiring process so that you can attract motivated, invigorating people that power your company to its maximum capacity.  1) Attitude is everything Skills can be taught, but attitude cannot. Look for genuinely passionate… 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 »

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 »

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 »

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Hiring

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Hiring new employees always includes some level of risk—will the candidate fit in to your company culture? Will he leave for a new position after a few short months? What if he’s not diligent or engaged enough? Onboarding and orienting new hires is expensive, not to mention the time and money lost if someone leaves… Read more »

How Can You Increase Your Workforce Flexibility?

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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »