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For anybody who’s still wondering whether their company should have a social media policy to determine what happens online, the answer is a resounding “yes!” Here are some of the main reasons why it pays to have a social media policy in place to handle all of the digital communications that go on around a… Read more »

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Here’s a question that sometimes comes up in HR — should human resources departments be notifying job candidates that didn’t get the job? Well, in our experience as a premier temporary staffing services provider, yes, they should. But the question becomes a lot more complicated when you look at time and resources, and the pros… Read more »

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You’ve just signed the terms agreement with a reputable staffing firm.  Now, it’s time to leave it up to the professionals, right?  That’s what most companies do.  But we think there’s more to consider.   In Laszlo Bock’s book, Work Rules!, he states, “A handful of firms have been particularly helpful over the years, but we’ve… Read more »

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How do you know when a company is ready to take on additional staff members? It’s a complex question, and one that depends on a lot of different factors. It’s really a case-by-case basis for each individual business. But, there are some ways to understand when and how to go forward with staffing growth and expansion…. Read more »

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We know that finding quality employees requires attention, stamina and patience.  At the end of the hiring process, regardless of the outcome, you’ve still lost one thing you can’t get back. Your time. The infographic below breaks down the hiring process by the number of days it takes to complete each step.  How does your company… Read more »

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As the labor market heats up, companies are trying to figure out how to get the best people on the job — and how to use the labor assets they have to really boost business. So how do you get new people contributing to the company, and how do you maximize your new hires? Training… Read more »

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There are thousands of resources available online helping to prepare job seekers for interviews, but quite frankly there is little about how to help HR professionals to improve their interview skills. There are a number of reasons for this — in tight labor markets, there’s less focus on attracting talent, because companies assume people are going to… Read more »

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At Employment Solutions, we often talk about the difference between those visionaries and true leaders who inspire their teams, and those who just manage departments. Businesses sorely need the kind of leaders who have the skills and experience to bring a company forward, rather than just working a desk. Here are some good ways to… Read more »

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Too many business owners, as well as managers within an organization, see problems whenever they walk onto the floor of their businesses. They struggle with individuals or groups of people who don’t seem to want to be where they are, who don’t participate positively in business goals, and who generally create a sour attitude in daily… Read more »

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For months now, you’ve all been huddled down in the trenches, fighting the snow and the bitter cold, not to mention the ice and slush and cold and flu germs. But there’s almost light at the end of the tunnel — or at least some of your employees see it that way! How do you… Read more »