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You carefully recruited, screened, and tested several applicants for that new position. When the time came to make a hiring decision, you confidently selected the most qualified candidate. But two months later, the new hire resigned, confessing that she “never felt part of the company.” The right first impression is everything, and a poor employee… Read more »

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You go to the considerable trouble and expense to identify, interview, and hire great employees for your organization. So retaining them should also 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,… Read more »

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A company relies on employees to be contributing to a profitable bottom line.  While some employees will have a significant impact, others may be smaller, or at least less noticeable, but all of them are important.  Recruitment and employee retention can benefit a company, providing an edge if done properly and strategically.  Here are some… Read more »

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Hiring additional seasonal help for harvest is a prevalent practice. While these extra helpers get us through our busy season, they cause extra work for management and HR. Here are some tips to increase your preparedness this year. Keep Orientation Brief and to the Point Seasonal workers do not need to know the entire history… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we provide services for our clients that include search, recruitment and selection of employees for companies who don’t have the time to interview screen and hire employees that are needed for permanent, seasonal, or temporary positions. Many of our clients also like to use our temp-to-hire services which allows the company to… 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, expertise in management, temporary workers for companies who need workers from a day or two to a whole seasonal, temp-to-hire workers that companies can “test” while they maintain… Read more »