Today, it almost goes without saying that we’re in a tough market – both for job seekers and employers alike. Although there may be more applicants per position than there were 5 years ago, we are still faced with the same single goal: find the perfect candidate that will do the job right. Sometimes, we… Read more »
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When it’s time to make an employee an offer, you’ll want to make sure your compensation package is at least comparable to what your competitors are paying. It’s so easy these days for candidates to look up the salary range for their job. If what you offer is lacking, you may have gone through the… Read more »
Has it been awhile since you’ve had an interview or even a call from a potential employer? It may be time to take a look at how you’re conducting your job search. You may need to revise your approach, your materials or your attitude. 1. Do some homework. Once you’ve put your resume on a… Read more »
So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company, and you’ve made sure to advertise it in the right places. You’ve written a terrific ad that showcases not only the job itself but your company and all of the benefits you offer; however, you’re not getting the applicants you want. Where did you go wrong,… Read more »
If you’re still thinking of staffing companies as “temp agencies,” it’s time to adjust your outlook. Many companies are discovering that partnering with a reputable staffing company can give them a competitive edge. How? First and foremost, if you work with a reputable staffing company and develop a long-term relationship with them, they will be… Read more »
It’s summertime, and the living can be easy—unless you’re the person in charge of keeping critical projects running on schedule while most of your employees take summer vacations. School being out and great weather make the months of June – September perfect for taking holidays — which means managers need to find solutions to help… Read more »
These days, it’s not unusual to have gaps in your employment history. The national unemployment rate has remained at about 10% since 2008. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing employment gaps on resumes by now, but you’ll still need to explain them if you have them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep… Read more »