Posts Categorized: Employers

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Consult any basic business textbook about the key driver of any enterprise. The answer will almost always come down to one factor: competitive advantage. However, what happens to all the potential customers outside your area of expertise? For your staffing firm, are you just supposed to reject any work orders outside of your niche?  No, of course not. But figuring out how… Read more »

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When a job candidate ghosts you, it can bring your recruiting process to a grinding halt. If it comes from one of your top applicants, it’s often difficult to cut bait and move on. You end up wasting time and frustrating everyone involved with the job search.  Don’t feel ashamed. We’ve all been there. You think all the time and effort that you… Read more »

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Recruiting people from a rural area poses unique problems. If you operate in New York City or Los Angeles or Chicago or any number of large cities, you have millions of potential candidates within a commutable distance of your headquarters. That isn’t the case in more isolated areas. Sourcing viable candidates for open positions becomes… Read more »

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Recruiting people from rural area poses unique problems. If you operate in New York City or Los Angeles or Chicago or any number of large cities, you have millions of potential candidates within a commutable distance of your headquarters. That isn’t the case in more isolated areas. Sourcing viable candidates for open positions becomes much… Read more »

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A well-functioning market is based on competition. It seems to work on a grand scale. Why can’t it work to drive your team to better results? Adding competition to the workplace seems like an obvious way to coax a better performance from your employees. However, you have to proceed cautiously. A little well-managed rivalry might… Read more »

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You need someone now. Let’s face it, you needed them last week. Now it’s a crisis. Projects are backing up, paperwork is mounting, and clients are starting to complain. But you’re nervous about fast-tracking the hiring process. What if you go to quickly and bring in someone unqualified? Things would be even worse than they… Read more »

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The process of finding the perfect fit for your business is expensive and difficult. Each time you need to fill a position, you start from scratch. You go cross-eyed reading resumes and hoarse talking to potential candidates. All the while, you’re losing time and money that could be spent driving long-term growth. However, given how… Read more »

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New jobs should be exciting, for everyone involved. The fresh recruits are entering thrilling and uncharted phases of their careers. Meanwhile, you’ve finished a tedious hiring process, ready to take advantage of the productivity and output promised by the incoming employees. One catch, though…one downer marring the hiring excitement: the onboarding process. Or, to use… Read more »

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Any teacher will tell you kids learn in different ways. Some learn best through reading. Some are audio learners. Others get more out visual presentations. Kids grow up. Eventually, they end up with bills and a mortgage … some of them working for you in order to pay those bills and mortgages. But the differences… Read more »

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There are a lot of moral and personal reasons why you should commit to a stringent safety regime. As a person who cares about the health and happiness of your employees, it’s the right thing to do. Accidents can cause serious, life-changing injuries, not to mention the danger that someone would lose their life in… Read more »