Posts Categorized: recruiting

5 Quick Tips to Recruit Top Talent for your Organization

Truly understand the key components and expectations of your job opening.  Roll up your sleeves and interview top management or ask to job shadow for a few hours to get a better understanding of the challenges and what is needed to be successful in the position. Ask behavioral types of questions and continue with follow… Read More »

Staffing Industry Reports Filling Jobs is Difficult for Majority of Firms

Staffing Industry, May 8th, 2019 A majority of companies reported difficulty filling open positions in the past six months, and about half are raising wages to attract workers, according to the “Spring 2019 Semiannual Economic Forecast” released today by the Institute for Supply Management. However, manufacturing firms are reporting slightly more difficulty finding workers than… Read More »

10 Ways to Show Your Employees You’re Thankful for Them

Many managers value the contributions of their staff, but they don’t always express it. By demonstrating how thankful you are, you can improve morale and productivity, creating a more positive culture. If you want to show your appreciation for your team, here are ten easy ways to get started. Say Thank You Offering praise can… Read More »

Becoming a Best Place to Work

If you want to attract top talent, then you need to be viewed as a great place to work. Having an employer brand that showcases why you should be considered an employer of choice can make all of the difference in today’s competitive hiring marketplace, enticing skilled professionals to apply to your vacant positions and… Read More »

Key Pieces of a Resume You Need to Look for When Reviewing Candidates

When you work as a hiring manager, reviewing candidate resumes comes with the territory. It’s your responsibility to find the ideal person for each vacant position, so screening applications thoroughly is a must. However, there are certain key pieces of a resume that you always need to look for when you are looking for a… Read More »

Santa…Where Have All My Employees Gone?

“SANTA……….. WHERE HAVE ALL MY EMPLOYEES GONE?” By Lisa Powers If one reviews Santa’s hiring practices and employee retention, he seems to really know what he is doing. He has not lost a single reindeer to fly his sleigh in hundreds of years and his elves seem to come back year after year!  This is… Read More »

Shortage of Talent

It is no surprise of the shortage of talent most companies are facing.  Here is a good article from American Staffing Association. Most Difficult-to-Fill Occupations in Each Sector American Staffing Association Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the second quarter of 2017. The two hardest-to-fill jobs in each staffing… Read More »

Feeling the Heartburn – Trying to Attract New Talent

As the owner of a staffing company, it is wonderful to hear that our clients are busy and expanding in 2017!  However, unlike the economy a few years ago, the climate has drastically shifted and companies are expressing heartburn in finding strong candidates.  We have had many recent conversations with our clients on what it… Read More »