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When bringing a new employee on board, you only want to find job candidates who are truly qualified and the right fit for your company. You don’t want to have to sift through an endless pile of resumes and filter through unqualified candidates. Here’s how to write an effective job posting so you can expedite […]

Believe it or not, despite such a large applicant pool, there are plenty of jobs out there that are hard to fill. In particular, those that are looking to hire for civil engineering, sales, IT, accounting and finance or any skilled trade have a tough time finding the right candidates. These five areas have proven […]

These days many people are turning to social media for the job hunt.  They aren’t just looking for a job, they are using social media to find out about the company’s brand, culture and work environment to see if they’re a good fit. Likewise, social media can help you connect with potential hiring managers more […]

After hiring a new employee, there is a transition process that can be difficult at times. To streamline this process and lay the groundwork for success, it’s important to have an effective onboarding procedure in place. Doing so is beneficial because new employees are likely to be more productive, and there’s often a higher retention […]

The new year is the perfect time to evaluate and reflect, and also to make positive changes.  If you are thinking about changing jobs, there is no better time than now to start.   Heading into 2016, here are some things you can do to improve your chances of landing your dream job. Develop a Social […]

Heading into 2016, the workplace is seeing some definite trends and areas of change. Here are just a few of the trends to watch for in the coming year. Generation Z enters the workforce. Just as employers are beginning to understand ways to attract members of Generation Y, a new generation of workers is approaching. […]

Winter is nearly upon us, which means colder weather, holiday music, and skiing. It also brings with it new workplace hazards, with snow and ice raising concerns about slip and falls. Slip and falls on snow and ice may seem like inevitable hazards of the season, but they can be especially dangerous and very costly. […]

Teamwork among employees is important for creating a positive company culture and for establishing trust and rapport. The long-term impact is often an efficiently run workplace and a high level of productivity. Here are three team building exercises that should strengthen relationships and improve teamwork without boring your staff in the process. 1) Back-to-Back Drawing […]

As a business owner or human resources manager, you know that hiring takes a lot of time. Because of this, many companies opt to partner with a staffing agency to help them fill their open positions. However, not all staffing agencies are created equal. That’s why it’s your job to ask the right questions so […]