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There is a lot of competition in today’s job market, which makes writing a knockout job description even more vital in attracting top talent to join your company. It is becoming increasingly more important for employers to convey their wants, needs and culture via their social media pages and website—the job description is no different. Here are our top tips for writing job descriptions and at Read More

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Let’s face it. Most hiring managers and HR Departments dread the hiring process just as much as job candidates dread the job search.  It takes up valuable, time, resources and most of all, money. Hiring costs encompass everything from job postings/advertising, job fairs, and interviewing. The cost of a bad hire, and loss of productivity and time must also be taken into account. This process Read More

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If you own your own business or help manage a company, chances are that you have experience in hiring. If you are successful, chances also are that you know how to hire well-qualified and skilled employees. And if you’ve hired right, they should even be more highly skilled than you in the job that you’ve hired them for. After all, your success depends on their success. Most people see the hiri Read More

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Everything from our phones, cars and even how we communicate has rapidly evolved in the past decade. Your phone is capable of acting as a standalone computer that can take pictures, search the Internet, send emails and text messages, stream television and movies, listen to music and also, every now and then we use them for their original purpose, to make phone calls. Automobiles are equipped with Read More

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Building a collaborative partnership with your staffing agency can benefit your organization in more ways than one. An agency that understands what makes your company tick can respond to your staffing needs more effectively, help you optimize resources and prevent headaches that arise from unplanned personnel gaps. Read More

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According to Manpower Group, the hardest segment of the workforce for employers to staff hasn’t been nurses or accountants, it’s been the skilled trades workers -- the welders, electricians, machinists, etc. Not only are skilled trades jobs becoming more and more difficult to fill, it’s expected to only get worse as the skills gap is likely to become more discerning. According to EMSI, in 20 Read More

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A recent study by the ManpowerGroup, a global workforce consulting and research firm, lists the ten jobs that employers report having difficulty finding talent due to a lack of skilled applicants. The authors of "2013 Talent Shortage Survey United States" surveyed over 1,000 U.S. companies and found that over one third of employers in the U.S. (39 percent) said they had trouble filling certain job Read More

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There are many advantages to using a staffing agency when it comes to the productivity of your workforce. But, many times temporary and other non-traditional employees receive subpar supervision and safety training. The head of OSHA, David Michaels, recently spoke out by saying, “host employees need to treat temporary workers as they treat existing employees. Temporary employers share contr Read More