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As the economy continues to improve, many positions in the industrial field remain vacant. This fact is particularly startling for employers, and if you don’t have a team large enough to meet your company’s goals, you could end up losing money in the long run. You shouldn’t hire the first person you interview for a… Read more »

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When you’re interviewing candidates, you are likely focused on the technical skills required to get the job done. However, no one on your workforce operates in a bubble. Everyone is a member of a team, and it is critical that employees possess strong interpersonal skills, so they can work effectively with others. People Skills Promote… Read more »

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Failing to fill job orders is the kiss of death in the staffing industry. There are a multitude of reasons why an order can go unfilled, ranging anywhere from a talent shortage to an order being outside your service offerings to slow decision making on the part of the client. Whatever the reasons, you never… Read more »

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When you think about “networking,” you probably think of white-collar workers hobnobbing at conferences, seminars and swanky downtown establishments. Did you know that networking is just as important for laborers and industrial professionals? No matter what business you’re in, it is important to forge relationships with people who can help you advance your career. If… Read more »

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When it comes to managing safety in an industrial workplace, some hazards are obvious. However, there are lots of invisible risks that threaten the safety of your team every day. It is important to identify the invisible risks in your workplace, so you can keep your team safe, no matter what they are doing. Indoor… Read more »

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Evaluating a candidate’s skill and fitness for a position is one of the most important jobs a hiring manager has. A single bad hire can cost the company thousands of dollars, even tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the skill level and pay grade of the position. The more you know about a potential… Read more »

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The staffing business in Houston is competitive. Everyone is fighting for the best clients and the best candidates. So, would you ever consider partnering with another recruiter in order to capture greater market share? The DHR Staffing Partners Program is designed to help you do just that by building partnerships with Houston staffing firms to… Read more »

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When someone starts a new job, they have a lot of information thrown at them very quickly. Not only must they meet their co-workers, learn the norms of the company and learn new tasks, but they must also stay safe. Spotting potential hazards is the first step in training employees to stay safe on the… Read more »

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  Industrial hiring managers see a lot of candidates throughout the week, and while you may remember everything about them, it’s hard for them to remember everything about you. If you want to get the job, you have to differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack. Use these strategies to stand out against your… Read more »

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This month, when you turn on the radio and hear the holiday classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year,” do you immediately think of performance reviews? Probably not. In fact, annual performance reviews are universally dreaded by management and workers alike. However, a little bit of preparation can help take some of the… Read more »