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With the growing needs of our ever-changing and aging population, Essential Personnel has launched a new division, solely focused on the needs of the healthcare industry. Our healthcare division has experienced consultants in the healthcare industry connecting medical providers with industry leading professionals. If you are looking for caring, essential nursing, administrative or management level… Read more »

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As our workforce continues to change and evolve, so do the challenges facing your HR department. Some of the current concerns in our workforce include competition for talent, retention, multi-generational employees, company culture, diversity, wellness and training, just to name a few! Competition for Talent A continuous requirement for HR is finding and onboarding new… Read more »

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Finding the monetary value and benefit, when using a service, is generally the top priority for a company’s leadership team.   Within the staffing industry, there can be false concepts related to the cost of a staffing service vs. hiring without a service.  Essential Personnel values educating companies on the cost-per-hire and return on investment while… Read more »

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National Staffing Employee Week is Sept. 24–30. This special week provides the perfect opportunity to thank our temporary and contract employees for their contributions. We appreciate all of our employees and their dedication and hard work. Thank you to our clients for the opportunities offered to our temporary and contact employees. We are grateful for the relationships we… Read more »

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In this edition of HR Insights, Catherine Goncalves discusses the identifying candidates with strong soft skills to hire for their organization. Companies that want to hire the best people are increasingly coming to the realization that they need to look for strong soft skills in their candidates. But what are soft skills? Why are they important in the… Read more »

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In this edition of HR Insights, Nicole Keltgen discusses the connection of employee productivity with their financial wellness. Professional life and personal life are two separate domains, but what happens in one can strongly affect the other. For example, stress in someone’s personal life can have a negative influence on his or her work life. This… Read more »

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With 4th of July week here, we want you to be safe! Here are some firework guidelines provided by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission: Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were… Read more »

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With warm weather here, and many industries gearing up for their busy season, it is of the utmost importance to stay safe in your work environment. Here are some quick tips on doing so: Your safety is your personal responsibility. Wear light weight, loose-fitting clothing Always stay hydrated by drinking water. Always follow the correct… Read more »

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Most employees spend as much time with their co-workers as they do with their families. And while vigilant HR pros might bristle at the notion of “work friends” because of the potential for gossip, and favoritism, cubicle camaraderie can be awfully good for morale—and, it turns out, the bottom line. Two-thirds of employees report that… Read more »