Essential news and information for your hiring strategy or to manage your career.
Already tight labor markets are about to be squeezed as we enter into a busy hiring season. What does that mean for your company? It could mean working with less staff, hiring employees with transferable skill sets or training your new hires that come from outside your industry. Bringing on individuals without industry experience can… Read more »
Are you hiring the right people? We can help! We have consultants ready to discuss how we can assist your company with finding the qualified workers who are ready to go to get the job done. As a leading job placement agency, we have a host of applicants ready to work for you. Call us today to… Read more »
It is essential to stand out at every level of the job application process, the cover letter, resume, and particularly the interview. Be prepared and remember these tips. Do not provide references without first checking with them. Not everyone you have worked with is concerned about what is best for your future. Make sure you… Read more »
It seems obvious that safety and health hazards can exist on worksites filled with heavy machinery and equipment, where employees often are required to engage in strenuous manual labor. A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with danger…. Read more »
Are your day-to-day administrative responsibilities growing? We are here to help! Our convenient payrolling services can be used for part-time, full-time, seasonal employees, or for your entire company. By having us payroll employees, it will lessen your administrative burden and reduce your overall risk. With Essential Personnel being the legal employer, we will manage all… Read more »
When something seems overwhelming, breaking it down could be the solution. Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Many of us believe there are never enough hours in the day. Yet, some people are able to achieve a significant amount of work in the same amount of time. What is the secret? Great time management practices. Time is too precious to be squandered. Here are some tips to help you get the most… Read more »
The unemployment rate is very low throughout the Heartland. With a low unemployment, labor markets tighten and it becomes increasingly difficult to recruit, retain and expand a business. Overcoming Low Unemployment You have probably faced difficulty staffing in the past, times when you couldn’t find the exact right employee for one job or another, for… Read more »
Essential Personnel is a job placement agency ready to help your company find top talent! We have developed practices and processes that make us stand out in our field. Here is how our partnership benefits your company: 1. With our deep networks, we can target both passive and active job seekers. This raises the quality of… Read more »
Do you work outside during these cold winter months? Working in the elements can be hazardous, especially when the weather turns brutally cold. Follow these safety tips to protect yourself from the frigid temperatures, ice, snow and wind.