Posts Tagged: Employment Opportunities Houston

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Some people like the night shift. Others take what they can get. Whatever your motivation, switching to an overnight schedule can have significant consequences. But by taking the appropriate steps, you can optimize your ability to make the transition.  Changing from a day shift to an overnight one can play havoc with the rest of… Read more »

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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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You’ve heard the old sales adage: ABC – Always Be Closing. There’s a similar one you can use for HR: ABR – Always Be Recruiting. You don’t want to rely on the potential recruits available when you have a position to fill. To build the best possible team, you should constantly look to bring in… Read more »

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Switching to the night shift can trigger a through-the-looking-glass-type experience. It’s not just a matter of changing your work schedule. Your life schedule gets completely altered. More than that, your relationship with the outside world shifts. You need to think about when things will be open. You need to worry about falling asleep at odd… Read more »

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Every day, there’s another complaint. Every communication is negative. Every decision provides an excuse to criticize. And it’s becoming a distraction. The grumbling and dissent take up valuable time, cutting into productivity. Meanwhile, the negative attitude brings down the general vibe of the office. A Debbie Downer employee can turn into the unfortunate focal point… Read more »

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Phone interviews have become an increasingly common addition to the job recruitment process. Hiring managers like them because they place a relatively inexpensive buffer between the blind crap shoot of the resume-vetting process and the time-consuming, schedule-dependent slog that can make up the in-person interview stage. Also, the phone interview allows companies to widen their… Read more »

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Call it one of those good problems. Like a dinner menu with too many delicious options or receiving more party invitations than you can possibly accept. Except, in this case, your staffing company has been inundated with job orders. As a business, it means something is working. Your marketing has gained traction and your brand… Read more »

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Santa’s got his “nice” list and his “naughty” list. OSHA has a “naughty” list as well (they’re not as big on the “nice” part, but those are government regulators for you). Santa’s bad list might mean coal in your stocking. OSHA’s might mean some bigger consequences: a fine and a potentially expensive disruption in your… Read more »

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Money operates as an obvious selling point when bringing in new employees. This makes sense. Candidates are looking for a good financial situation. Meanwhile, compensation provides an easily comparable statistic candidates can use to consider competing opportunities. But culture can supply an equally enticing draw. While not as easily communicated as a salary level, a… Read more »