Your Hiring Process is Scaring Candidates Off!

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It’s very common for companies that are looking to hire for open jobs to not receive the best candidates. There could be various reasons for this, but a major cause is the overall hiring process. Candidates do not want to spend hours on end applying for a job at one company. They also don’t want… Read more »

Two Great Candidates? How Do You Decide Which One to Hire!?

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Nearly every hiring manager has faced the conundrum of trying to decide between two great candidates for one job. It can be heartbreaking. Yet, time is precious, so one of the candidates needs to move forward while the other is rejected. How can a recruiter make the right decision? If you are faced with this… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Fit for Your Quirky Company Culture

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If you’ve been having trouble finding candidates who stick around, perhaps the company has what’s known as a “quirky” company culture? This is not uncommon as more organizations try to stand out and be unique. Being quirky is not so much the problem as finding employees who can thrive in this type of environment. Some… Read more »

The Real Reasons You’re Not Landing Interviews

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You send off your brand-new cover letter and resume to hundreds of companies, get a few email confirmations, and then…nothing. This is something that many job seekers find highly frustrating. After all, you have the right skills, education, and work experience to qualify for most jobs, right? Hold on. There could be a few simple… Read more »

What Costs More: Overtime or Additional Help?

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Since the goal of any business is to increase profit while decreasing costs, controlling the costs of staffing is vital. However, sometimes project demands and deadlines make it necessary for a company to pay overtime to hourly employees – driving up costs. If your HR team is growing concerned over the increased use of overtime,… Read more »

How to Streamline Your New Temporary Workers

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Whether you’ve just started working with temporary workers or you have been using this option for your business for a while, the best way to get the most ROI is to streamline your temp workforce. In this way, your new temps can be brought up-to-speed fast, so they can be productive sooner. But, how do… Read more »

5 Qualities to Look for in New Employees

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Human resource managers, hiring managers and company administrators have a major responsibility when hiring new employees. Companies are working hard to reduce the employee turnover rate because of the high cost of bad hires. The next time you need to fill an open job at your company, look for the five qualities outlined here before… Read more »

Are Your Reference Checks Doing Any Good?

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A great-looking candidate walks in carrying a well-written resume and smooth talks his way into the company. Then in just weeks the new hire’s true personality starts to emerge. The employee becomes a nightmare, sabotaging the team and taking production levels down with him. Unfortunately, for many companies, this scene replays over and over again…. Read more »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career Chances?

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It has been weeks since you’ve heard from any of the companies that you’ve interviewed for. What’s going wrong? Could it be that you’re sabotaging your career chances through your own behaviors? Many job seekers unintentionally make it more difficult on themselves. They may not even realize it. You may find yourself in the same… Read more »

Did You Lose Employees Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Recover in 2015

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Companies tend to lose employees over the holiday season for a variety of reasons. Employees have extra time on their hands to look for other opportunities, or they simply choose to resign for personal reasons. Other times, holiday staffers just fall off the face of the earth when their seasonal assignments end or they head… Read more »