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You go to the considerable trouble and expense to identify, interview, and hire great employees for your organization. So retaining them should also be a top priority. Luckily, most good retention practices are inexpensive to implement. Effective retention To understand how to retain good employees, you first need to know what they’re looking for. Today,… Read more »

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We work with a wide variety of people on a daily basis. We have successfully placed entry level applicants who possess a narrow skill set to quite diverse and experienced workers. However, there are still quite a few misconceptions out there about the staffing industry. Here are some common myths about us: Myth 1: I… Read more »

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A recent study released shows that staffing for freelancers, consultants and temporary workers is increasing as the workforce continues to evolve. Companies are trying to keep up with demand by subsidizing their current staff. Nearly half of companies, 48%, utilize at least some form of a flexible workforce, according the “Future Workforce: How Companies Embrace… Read more »

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As a job seeker you are marketing yourself to the business world. There are many ways to stand out amongst the span of resumes, the online applications and the endless emails. On paper you can present yourself as you want to be seen. You can add personality, professionalism and polish where it may not shine… Read more »

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Do you find yourself feeling tired of your current role? Are you ready for a new career, but aren’t sure which path is the right one? A temporary assignment could be the solution you are looking for! Taking a temporary assignment can help you in a multitude of ways. You can gain experience, make new… Read more »

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As a manager or owner the cost and time commitment it takes to hire or make the wrong hiring decision can be an unnerving thought.  Why not try your employees out before you hire them on permanently?   Using a staffing agency is a proven way to test the employees fit in your company before committing… Read more »

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Building trust during the interview process is necessary to get to the next hiring step. Trust is an attribute readily sought in employees. How do you convey that you are trustworthy? Here are some body language tips for your next interview. To begin the interview, a firm handshake is in order. A loose handshake comes off as… Read more »

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Hiring is costly, timely and can be exhausting. Making the wrong hiring decision can be an unnerving thought. Why not try your employees out before you hire them on permanently?   Using a staffing agency is a proven way to test your employees fit in your company and the position you are hiring for before committing… Read more »

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Workplace disputes are generally handled by avoiding the conflict. People hope the conflict will go away or cope by griping to friends or colleagues about it, or complain to a supervisor. Following are principles that will help you address the problem you have with the person directly. Pay attention to your emotions and how they… Read more »