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Are you ready to wow hiring managers during your next job interview? If you aren’t sure, you better keep reading. Here are some excellent interview tips: Have an outstanding resume. Impressive qualifications are a must on any resume, but a list of key accomplishments may not be enough. Your resume appearance is important, as well… Read more »
One of the best ways to increase your company’s bottom line is by ensuring your customers are well taken care of. The best way to do that is to maximize the talent in your employees. People don’t do business with companies; they do business with the people at the company. By maximizing your employees’ talent,… Read more »
When it comes to job searching, it is important to let the interviewer know that you have the skills necessary to perform the job you are interviewing for. This can put you in a position to feel like you need to tell a small white lie, or stretch the truth. Don’t. Take inventory of the… Read more »
Hiring great people can be a timely process, so retaining them should be a top priority. Luckily, most good retention practices are inexpensive to implement. Effective retention To understand how to retain good employees, you first need to know what they’re looking for. Today, the best employees want: Career development opportunities and a chance to… Read more »
Do you know the benefits of using Essential Personnel as your job hunting agent? We connect you to leading employers and make the job application process easy for you.
Substance abuse remains one of the most serious issues facing U.S. businesses. Contrary to popular belief, most Americans who struggle with substance abuse hold down a job. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), more than 70 percent of those 18 and older who binge drink and/or use illicit drugs in… Read more »
When you are stuck in your leadership or mentoring role, reflect. Who did you need when you were younger? What attributes helped you grow? Pass along the gifts you have been given and continue to grow the next generation of leaders.
If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete. Here are some tips to take your… Read more »
At Essential Personnel, we strive to keep our employees safe by reducing risk in their work environment. Through training, consistent communication and site studies, we work with our employees to maintain excellent safety practices. Checking workplace safety throughout the day is an easy way to keep your working environment safe. Following safety protocols are in… Read more »
Making the wrong hiring decision can be an unnerving thought. Why not try your employees out before you hire them on permanently? Using a staffing agency is a proven way to test your employees fit in your company and the position you are hiring for before committing yourself to them. Here are some of the… Read more »