Managing Employee Turnover

No company is exempt from the facts: all businesses will experience some degree of employee turnover.  Replacing lost employees requires a great deal of effort from recruiting qualified candidates, to conducting interviews and training new hires. This costs the company valuable time and money, not to mention taking its toll on employee morale.  It is… Read more »

Taking Advantage the Video Interview

For job seekers who are hoping to work remotely or relocate, video has become a reality of the interview process. Like phone interviews, video interviews can be daunting, but we know how to take advantage of its challenges. Look the Part Just like an in-person interview, you have to dress appropriately for the job you… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Summertime Hiring

Summertime is one of the most popular vacation seasons, which means, for many businesses, that fewer employees are working at any given time. This can make it difficult to keep a schedule running smoothly or to meet a project deadline. If your office numbers are lower during the summer time, and you’re scrambling to find… Read more »

Improve Your Hiring Strategy With Referrals

Most recruiters rely on referrals as one of their most important recruiting resources. According to the 2018 North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends Report, “Referrals from existing candidates jumps to the top of the list of single best talent sources this year. Nearly 30 percent say referrals are the absolute best source of high-quality talent,… Read more »

What Type of Staffing Do You Need?

Looking for your next top performer? Want to evaluate an employee before making a full-time hiring decision? Interested in outsourcing some of the paperwork associated with being an employer. Staffing services come in a variety of forms to meet many different business needs, including the ones above. Staffers knows that if you’re new to the staffing… Read more »

Partnering with a Staffing Agency? Ask These Questions

Partnering with a staffing agency? Here are five questions to ask!

When you consider partnering with a staffing agency, it’s essential that you get to know them. What is their area of expertise? How do they work? What kind of work ethic do they have? Asking the right questions can reassure you that your recruiter will be a true business partner. They will work with 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 »

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 »