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In today’s market, candidates are more willing than ever to look for a new job and take a new offer. And great opportunities are plentiful. To land their top-choice candidates, employers need to sell the role and the company more effectively than ever.   Here’s how to convince your top candidate to say YES to… Read more »

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Your staffing partner is on your side. They can be a valuable partner, eliminating the headaches employers typically face. Staffing agencies can: Ease the strain on your HR and management staff Speed hiring Help you access better candidates Control your total recruitment costs Staffing Providers can deliver amazing results, but they are not mind readers! … Read more »

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Providing great references can make or break your chances of getting a job offer. Find out whom you should choose — and how to stack the deck in your favor. Why are references so important? Employers want to know if you have the skills and experience to succeed in the job and if your work… Read more »

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Today’s employers want to hire for soft skills, but finding qualified candidates and retaining talented employees who possess these skills is rarely simple. With the right approach to assessing soft skills, you can identify candidates and employees who have the tools to thrive in your organization. You don’t need to be a hiring expert to… Read more »

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Given the high cost of losing an employee, retention should be a top priority for every organization. Employee retention is even more of a concern as we enter a post-pandemic world. What’s Happening? Turnover is a common occurrence throughout any given year. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, year-over-year turnover rates drastically fell. Instead, workers clung… Read more »

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Poor hiring decisions can be extremely costly for your company, in terms of business interruption, wasted recruiting and training resources, lower employee morale and more. You may realize that an individual is not a good fit, or a new employee may choose to leave if the job doesn’t match his or her expectations. In both… Read more »

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In response to COVID-19, many learning and development (L&D) efforts have shifted to virtual learning systems.  However, both during- and post-pandemic, technology can help create efficiencies for training employees. L&D Trends Current L&D technology trends include: Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)—These technologies can offer immersive training experiences, and they have started to receive… Read more »

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A well-crafted incentive program motivates your employees to take steps toward improving their health—resulting in a positive return on investment (ROI) for you. To design an effective wellness incentive, consider the following steps. Determine what employee actions you want to increase or decrease with the use of an incentive. To determine which incentives to use,… Read more »

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Some people think employment is all about the money, but they’re wrong. For many, it’s about opportunities. In fact, Gallup cites “lack of development and career growth” as the number one reason employees leave their workplace. Employees expect some development opportunities, so ignoring this outright can quickly lead to an exodus. How can you ensure… Read more »