Why You Should Use a Staffing Company for Your First Job After Graduating

Congratulations! You earned your college degree. Now, you’re ready to put your education to use. It’s time to find a job. But what if this is harder than you thought?  Luckily, you don’t have to search alone. Employment agencies can be a fantastic resource for first-time job seekers. Here are five reasons to give your nearby staffing company a call.  Gain the Experience You Need Lack of… Read More »

How to Select the Best Professional References

Putting together a resume and reference list for a job application takes time. You should not throw something together in an instant simply to meet a job application deadline. Take the time to make sure your documents are visually appealing, do not have any spelling mistakes, and that you have a strong list of professional… Read More »

Strategic Partnership: The Benefits of a Strategic Staffing Plan

A strategic staffing plan can be very beneficial to your company and how it hires new employees. If you follow the tips outlined in this post, your company will be able to enjoy all of the benefits associated with a strategic staffing plan.   Five Steps to Create a Strategic Plan If your company is… Read More »

Nonverbal Communication Says a Lot: Part I, Candidate

Body language can be a strength of some and a weakness for others. For example, when a person is sitting in a job interview, he can exhibit body language that either helps or hurts their chance of landing a job. Nonverbal communication can be detrimental to a candidate if he or she does not realize… Read More »

“Why Didn’t You Hire Me?” Answering Questions From Rejected Candidates

Filling empty positions at your company is never an easy task, especially when it must be done quickly. Human resource professionals have to sift through hundreds of resumes and applications before bringing in candidates for interviews. When the interviews are complete, the department must make the tough decision of which candidate becomes the company’s next… Read More »

Hiring for a Position, or Hiring for Potential?

When jobs open up at companies, department managers and human resource personnel have very difficult decisions to make. When hundreds, sometimes thousands, of applications get submitted, these professionals have to carefully sift through them to find candidates who fit the mold of the company. They also have a major decision to make; should they hire… Read More »

Four Traits of Top Employers: What Candidates Want

We all know what employers are looking for in candidates when trying to fill open positions. Do we really know what some of the top employers out there are offering candidates? What do candidates want from employers? We provide four traits of employers that candidates are looking for when applying for open jobs.   An… Read More »

The Staggering Cost of a Bad Hire

What many companies don’t realize is that a bad hire can cost more than just money. A bad hire can cost a company an estimated $25,000, with some companies claiming that it can cost closer to $50,000. Outside of just money, 69 percent of employers told CareerBuilder in a survey that bad hires even lowered… Read More »