You Hired the Wrong Person. Now What? 

| HR and Management Tips

Hiring the wrong person can be a costly mistake. And sometimes it’s almost impossible to avoid – no matter how thoroughly you checked references, how many personality tests you did, and how many times you interviewed your candidate, you still ended up with a dud employee. Whether it’s because they’re missing deadlines, not meshing with […]


5 Reasons You’re Losing Your Best Workers

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Your best employees are performing at a high level and everything is going smoothly. Suddenly, they start leaving. A one-star employee leaving for greener pastures isn’t necessarily alarming, but when others start to flee, it should be a wake-up call. Where’s everyone going? And why? Here are five reasons you might be losing your best […]


Unexpected Ways You Can Improve Your Teams Productivity

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We’re all busy nowadays—there’s so much to do in a limited number of hours, the workday just isn’t long enough. Your team is feeling the same way, stressed and busy and needing more hours in the day to accomplish their goals. But if you can help them maximize their productivity, they can be really successful, and you’ll be boss of the year. Here are some unexpected […]


7 Things Younger Job Candidates Want from Employers

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As many as 5 generations currently make up today’s workforce. There’s the Silent Generation (born 1920s-1940s), Baby Boomers (born 1940s-1960s), Gen X (born between 1965-1980), Gen Y/Millennials (born 1981 through the mid-90s), and Gen Z (born 1996 and later). The case for age diversity and inclusion is indisputable, but as the senior generations continue to […]


8 Ways to Secure Skilled Manufacturing Talent

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It’s not easy to find good skilled manufacturing talent nowadays. Few are trained in the right skills to begin with, and as technology continues to advance at lightning speeds, even fewer people have the skills needed to help grow manufacturing organizations. We need people with expertise in virtual reality, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and automation. […]


Here’s Why You Should Partner With a Staffing Firm 

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You’re a busy business owner. You want to spend your time inspiring your employees, developing a new marketing strategy, and crafting long-term goals to help you dominate your industry. You don’t have time to peruse resumes, schedule and conduct interviews, and find the perfect candidate for every job opening that pops up in your company. However, a staffing […]


What’s the Secret Sauce for Direct Hire Success?

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If hiring permanent employees is proving to be a recent struggle for your CT organization, a staffing agency can help. A reputable and experienced firm that offers direct hire staffing services can no doubt help you achieve hiring success. Direct Hire – a Valuable Staffing Service When filling a direct hire position, a staffing agency […]


Job Candidate Screening: Here’s Why It’s So Important

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In a 2018 online resource titled “Screening and Evaluating Candidates” SHRM makes the perfect business case for exercising good job candidate screening: Practicing superior candidate management and offering excellent candidate care can help HR professionals select the right person for the job, while ensuring a sufficient talent reserve in the future. Even companies with limited […]