Hiring Secrets for a Successful Business

We know the one thing all businesses would love to get their hands on – an infallible “Magic 8 Ball” that predicts staffing challenges, successes and opportunities. Even though this fortune-telling HR manager is just a myth, companies can still implement hiring strategies that are more proactive than reactive. In today’s fast-paced, tech-pumped workforce, employers Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Benefits of Recruiting Active Job Seekers

In today’s fast-paced digital world, anyone can be a candidate for a job opening, but we know it takes more than just anyone to be a part of the team. When you find that personable professional whose skills perfectly match your needs, it’s like the moment when the glass slipper slid right on to Cinderella’s Read more »

Success Strategies for Onboarding New Employees

Do you ever find yourself looking at a stack of resumes and thinking: I just love the hiring process. It’s the best part of my job! No? We didn’t think so. When you think about the high costs of recruitment and training, even losing one qualified employee can be a huge setback. On top of Read more »

Performance Reviews: 4 Benefits to Your Company and Employees

In our overloaded, double-booked world, performance reviews often get push aside to put out fires or rush a deadline. However, these reviews aren’t just about the future of your staff; they could mean the future of your business. In order to maximize the benefits of these reviews, managers and business owners must craft the right Read more »

Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S. – More than just pushing buttons

When Henry Ford rolled out the first moving assembly line, the time it took to build a car dropped from 12 hours to just a hair over two. Now that’s American innovation. The assembly line is the first image that comes to mind when we think of manufacturing jobs, particularly in the United States. However, Read more »

Moving Past the Millennials – What to expect from Generation Z

As the millennial generation moves into adulthood, it’s time to take a moment to look over their shoulders and take a glance at who is coming next. Some millennial employees are just now entering the workforce, while other workers may be moving up in your company, into management positions. That leaves some empty office chairs Read more »

Nontraditional Interview Questions that Help Identify Top Candidates

Most candidates prepare extensively for employment interviews – at least the best ones do. How can you ask questions that really get at the essence of who a candidate is without resorting to “gotcha” questions?   Here are a few that can offer insight into your candidate: How do you plan your day? Find out Read more »

Reference Checking Mistakes to Avoid

Reference checking can be one of the most important portions of the hiring process. It offers the opportunity to engage with people who have actually seen your candidate at work – rather than just hearing him talk about their work in the interview. But there are many ways that the process can go off the Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Why Work With an Agency?

Creating a strategic staffing plan can save you time, money and administrative headaches in the long run. But it can be complex and cumbersome to set up. Working with an agency that understands the importance of strategic staffing and has a process in place to implement such systems efficiently can be your shortcut.   What Read more »

The Benefit of Performing Exit Interviews

Typically, exit interviews go one of two ways. Cautious employees don’t want to burn bridges and are reluctant to reveal useful information. Or disgruntled employees take the opportunity to unload any perceived slight they suffered during their tenure. If handled correctly, and departing employees are encouraged to share honestly, there is much to be learned Read more »