Top 5 Recruiting Trends on the Rise in 2020

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Hiring and recruiting is vastly different than it was 30 years ago, or even 10. And the changes aren’t stopping as 2020 rolls on, especially with consideration to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s changed the industry landscape. So, what recruiting trends can you expect as we navigate the rest of the year? Here are… Read more »

What You Can Do to Help Employees Who Don’t Have Reliable Transportation

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It’s always a tough situation to navigate when one of your employees doesn’t have reliable transportation to and from your office. And even if that employee is a star at your company, if they can’t report to work on time or have to frequently miss work because of transportation troubles, they can’t stick around forever…. Read more »

3 Ways to Bridge the Age Gap in Your Workforce

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If your company is like most in the modern working world, you employ people of different ages at your facility. Many changes have been made in recent years of the way different generations interact in the workplace, and it’s easy to get bogged down with unfair stereotypes and assumptions. But the reality of the situation… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

4 Ways to Improve Internal Workplace Communications

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There’s no question that communication within your business is of vital importance. If that communication breaks down, things start to go wrong. But effective internal communication boosts employee engagement, builds strong teams, and increases profitability. So, how can your company make sure that internal workplace communication is functioning at a top-notch level? Here are four… Read more »

How to Reduce Employee Turnover in 2020

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Employee turnover is one of the hot button items of 2020. Not only can it put a damper on morale, but turnover can also be very costly.  In fact, “some studies (such as SHRM) predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 month’s salary on average.” Here are… Read more »

5 Ways to Make Background Checks More Efficient

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Background screening is one of the final steps of the hiring process, and sometimes can be the longest part. Here are five tips for streamlining background checks and making them more efficient. 1. Only Find Essential Information Employment background checks can unearth a lot of information, including criminal records, drug screening, work history, driving records,… Read more »

How Many Rounds of Interviews Are Too Many?

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It can be beneficial to have multiple interviews to fill a position. This allows the employer to gain more valuable information about the candidate and make a well-informed decision. But how many rounds of interviews are truly necessary? In this post, we’ll find out. A General Rule There is no definitive number as to how… Read more »

Common Hazards in the Manufacturing Industry to Be Aware Of

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In the manufacturing industry, working conditions, responsibilities, processes and safety hazards are all something to keep in mind throughout the workday. Here are the biggest risks to be aware of. Slip, Trips and Falls Over a quarter (26 percent) of all nonfatal injuries involved slips, trips and falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read more »

Are You Being Ghosted by Candidates? Let’s Avoid This.

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There’s nothing more frustrating than a no-show for an interview. Ghosting is a recent trend we’ve seen in the staffing and recruiting industry, and experts say it’s increased by 10 to 20 percent over the past year. Here’s how to handle it. Keep Candidates in the Loop When performing a job search, most candidates will… Read more »