Maximize Your Time with the 80/20 Rule

What’s the 80/20 rule? The 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Rule, is simple: in many cases, about 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In other words, 20% of the work you do accounts for 80% of the outcomes of your work. With this in mind, strategizing about how best to maximize… Read more »

Weighing Pros and Cons: Temporary vs Direct Hire

Temporary vs direct hire

You may find it difficult to determine whether or not you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. A staffing firm can help you make the right decision. Here are some pros and cons to hiring temporary vs direct hire employees. Pros of Hiring a Temporary Employee You can hire employees for specific tasks or projects… Read more »

Drive More Top Talent to Your Applications with These Tips

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 the benefits you offer. However, you’re not receiving applications from top talent. Where did you go wrong, when you… Read more »

How to Write an Eye Catching Job Description

Calculating market value

Job descriptions are often the first interaction a candidate has with the position you’re recruiting for. It could even be their first encounter with your business. Therefore, to ensure you are getting top applicants, it’s important that your job description be stellar. Here are some tips for how to write an eye catching job description…. Read more »

Navigating Difficult Conversations with your Supervisor

There are a variety of reasons you might have an uncomfortable conversation with your supervisor or boss. You may make a mistake on an important project, receive some negative feedback, want to ask for a raise, put in your notice, or complain about a company policy or decision. While these scenarios are totally different, you… Read more »

Hybrid Work Week How-To’s

As the country begins to reopen, many workers look forward to getting back to the office. However, according to getAbstract, 43% of full-time American workers say they want to continue working remotely, even as companies open up. As CNBC puts it, “Of the more than 1,200 employees surveyed between April 16 and April 17, nearly… Read more »

Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

More people than you might think have gaps in their employment history, whether they took time off to raise a child, care for a sick family member, experienced unemployment, or just needed some time off. If you have a gap in your work history, especially if it’s recent, you will need to address it at… Read more »

Tips for How to Prevent Employee Burnout

How to prevent employee burnout

According to Jennifer Moss writing for the Harvard Business Review that burnout has always been an issue facing workers but that the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened cases of burnout among employees. In a Harvard Business Review survey, 89% of workers said their work-life was getting worse, 52% said their job demands had increased, and 57%… Read more »

Challenges Job Seekers are Currently Facing

How to prevent employee burnout

Job seekers always face challenges: too few jobs and too many talented candidates, listings that don’t quite fit their skills or applications that fall through the cracks. While the first two issues are a result of the job market, the latter is something recruiters can avoid. We recommend looking out for some of the following… Read more »

How to Successfully Manage Your Remote Employees

As more jobs become remote, managers will have to adapt. They will need strategies to ensure your remote employees meet their goals, stay on task, and feel supported. If you’re navigating this, we have some tips to help you better connect with your remote staff. Find the right management balance. In remote work scenarios, managers… Read more »