Posts Tagged: Recruiting

Marketing Essentials – Your Target Audience

Thank you to Lisa Piikkila of Coalesce Marketing & Design for presenting on “Your Target Audience.”  Career Options has hosted more than 50 seminars in the past 15 years and Lisa did an excellent job!  Congrats to Sherri Dessell and Patricia Vande Voort as well, both who won $25.00 lunch gift certificates 🙂 Here are… 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 »

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 »

Inexpensive Ways to Say Thank You to Employees

Many of our clients are small companies and their budgets are limited.  However, they like to recognize key employees, employees who have done well on a specific task, those who have had good attendance, or staff who have gone above and beyond.  We have had roundtables over the years and here are some of the ideas… Read More »

Ensuring New Employee Success with Effective Orientations

As the economy continues to pick up, more and more companies will be hiring.  While this is exciting news, some companies will be ill-prepared for the onboarding process.  The result? An unhappy or unmotivated new employee who becomes disengaged quickly.  Being in the staffing industry for twenty years, we have received feedback from many candidates that… Read More »

Hiring Plans for 2nd Quarter 2016

I just read this article from Staffing Industry Analysts on March 8, 2016 and it highlights the hiring projections for second quarter.  ManpowerGroup Inc participated in the survey and they shared their results. Q2 hiring plans for US relatively stable; 22% plan staff increases March 08 2016   US employers report second-quarter hiring plans are relatively… Read More »

Feeling Thankful with Recommendations

This week, the staff at Career Options is feeling thankful after hearing 3 compliments and recommendations. One was from a long term client who told us he has decided to use us exclusively because of the level of success they have had with our candidates. The other compliments came from 2 candidates that we have… Read More »