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With the growing needs of our ever-changing and aging population, Essential Personnel has launched a new division, solely focused on the needs of the healthcare industry. Our healthcare division has experienced consultants in the healthcare industry connecting medical providers with industry leading professionals. If you are looking for caring, essential nursing, administrative or management level… Read more »

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If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete. Here are some tips to take your… Read more »

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As our workforce continues to change and evolve, so do the challenges facing your HR department. Some of the current concerns in our workforce include competition for talent, retention, multi-generational employees, company culture, diversity, wellness and training, just to name a few! Competition for Talent A continuous requirement for HR is finding and onboarding new… Read more »

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Winter is approaching, which means we are now well on our way to cold and flu season. When cold weather hits, that means we are indoors more, and sharing germs. During cold weather, it is important to remember the basics on staying healthy and preventing the spread of germs. A few basic tips to keep from… Read more »

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Finding the monetary value and benefit, when using a service, is generally the top priority for a company’s leadership team.   Within the staffing industry, there can be false concepts related to the cost of a staffing service vs. hiring without a service.  Essential Personnel values educating companies on the cost-per-hire and return on investment while… Read more »

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Finding work can be difficult, and the longer you are unemployed, the more difficult it becomes. Many employers are skeptical of job seekers who have been unemployed for a long period of time. Here are some tips to break out of the unemployment line. Stay Positive Continue the job seeking process, even though it can… Read more »

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National Staffing Employee Week is Sept. 24–30. This special week provides the perfect opportunity to thank our temporary and contract employees for their contributions. We appreciate all of our employees and their dedication and hard work. Thank you to our clients for the opportunities offered to our temporary and contact employees. We are grateful for the relationships we… Read more »

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Landing an interview can feel like a huge accomplishment, but it isn’t time to celebrate yet. It is time to prepare. During the interview you will want to communicate that your values align with the company’s and show your ability to shine in their environment. Here are some of the top values hiring managers are… Read more »