Posts Tagged: Hiring

Half of Employed Adults Likely to Job Hunt Next Year

This article was just release by the American Staffing Association on 11.5.2019.  This is the time to job search! Nearly half of employed adults in the U.S. (48%) are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online… Read More »

HR and Management Roundtable

Career Options is excited to announce our NEXT complimentary Roundtable for HR, management and business owners on Thursday, November 14th!  (There is NO cost, just a chance to share ideas in a relaxed/informal environment.) All seminars will be held at Career Options, 4650 W. Spencer Street, Appleton (inside PAMCO Executive Suites.) Santa is coming early… Read More »

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 »

5 Easy and Necessary Steps to Help Prevent and Protect Against Future Litigation

Greetings! If you haven’t confirmed your spot for this complimentary seminar, please do so by May 9th.  It is hosted by Career Options. 5 Easy and Necessary Steps to Help Prevent and Protect Against Future Litigation Time/Date: Tuesday, May 14th, from 8:00am – 9:00am Presenter: Heather Macklin of Epiphany Law, LLC  Summary: Companies are in… Read More »

Common Non-Compete Agreement Questions

Thank you to Epiphany Law for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their information on key points regarding Non-Compete Agreements:   Defending Your Company from Unfair Competition In the employment arena, things are not what they used to be. It used to be… 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 »

Essentials of Employee Handbooks – What You Need to Know

Thank you to Epiphany Law for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their information on key points regarding Employee Handbooks: Employee Handbooks Employee Handbooks or sometimes known as employee manuals are given by an employer to employees to clearly communicate all company policies… 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 »