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It’s a manager’s worst nightmare. Your top-performing employee asks to talk with you, and after exchanging a few pleasantries, she lets the news drop: “I’m putting in my two-weeks notice.” That’s when your mind fills with questions. How did this happen? Is this my fault? Who else is leaving? Is there anything we could have… Read more »

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Finding the right staffing fit is important to the health of your company. Hiring the wrong candidate can mean a waste of time, money and resources. Knowing that cultural fit is important doesn’t necessarily make it easier to determine if the candidate will be a good match to your company. Here are some tips to… Read more »

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Hiring additional seasonal help for the summer is a prevalent practice for many companies, especially in the construction and agricultural industries. While these extra helpers are able to get the job done quicker, they cause extra work for management and HR. Here are some tips to increase your preparedness this year. Keep Orientation Brief and… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we believe in providing personal support for job seekers during our hiring and job matching process. We work diligently to ensure you always talk to a capable staff member and that your questions are thoroughly answered. Many job seekers today feel like the process of hiring is impersonal, but that is not the case when… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we provide services for our clients that include recruitment and selection of employees for companies who don’t have the time to interview and hire. We also offer expertise in management, temporary workers for companies who need workers from a day or two to a whole season, temp-to-hire workers that companies can “test”… Read more »

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Already tight labor markets are about to be squeezed as we enter into a busy hiring season. What does that mean for your company? It could mean working with less staff, hiring employees with transferable skill sets or training your new hires that come from outside your industry. Bringing on individuals without industry experience can… Read more »