Combat Employee Burnout: What to Do

Perhaps the most unfortunate part of on-the-job boredom, burn out, and fatigue is that your star employees are most likely to experience it. Sometimes these symptoms are easy to recognize. Missed deadlines, changes in demeanor, and tardiness are all examples of possible signals. Although these behaviors could be attributed to family problems or medical issues,… Read more »

Creating a Strategic Staffing Plan that Will Meet Your Needs

A strategic staffing plan will help your business have success!

Staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. However, employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment on which you will want to see a discernible return. Despite this, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would never forego your company’s financial plan,… Read more »

Overqualified? How to Positively Spin Your Qualifications

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »

Strategic Staffing Planning 101

It is understood that staffing the right employees is essential to a company’s success. Employees are a big investment in themselves – an investment you will want to see a discernible return on. However, as vital as staffing is, an alarming number of businesses do not currently have a staffing plan in effect. You would… Read more »

A Recruiter Responds to, “How Much is a Job Worth?”

A recruiter answers the question, "How much is a job worth?"

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 »

Why are Top Candidates Not Applying for your Jobs?

Why aren't top candidates applying for your job?

So, you have an excellent opportunity at your company that should be attractive to top candidates. 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… Read more »

Work with a Staffing Firm to Help Your Company Succeed

Work with a staffing firm today!

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. Here’s why you should work with a staffing company. How can you work with a staffing company? First and foremost, if you… Read more »

Resume Gap? How to Explain it Away in an Interview

These days, it’s not unusual to have a gap in your employment history given unemployment rates over the last decade. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing employment gaps on resumes by now, but you’ll still need to explain them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep those gaps from harming your chances of… Read more »

Three Steps to Making a Great First Impression

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Why is this old adage true? As an article in the Harvard Business Review demonstrates, this is because first impressions are difficult to change. Psychologist, Phil McAleer, conducted a study, which revealed that even the first “hello” can determine whether or not someone finds you trustworthy. So, what… Read more »

Staffing Firms Help Job Seekers Find Their Career Path

Staffing Firms

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with staffing firms. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent work, a staffing service can help you take the first step. Many job seekers work with staffing agencies because they can place you with companies that you may not be able to reach… Read more »