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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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We are extremely proud to announce that Essential Personnel has won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to our clients for two years in a row! Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided… Read more »

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National Staffing Employee Week celebrates the contributions of the millions of individuals employed by U.S. staffing firms each week. During this special week, staffing firms from across the nation host special events honoring their greatest asset: their temporary and contract employees. -American Staffing Association From all of us at Essential Personnel, thank you to our… Read more »

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Have you ever wondered if working for a staffing agency would be the right career path for you? We work with clients in a variety of industries, seeking employees at different levels; from entry level to senior executive, we can help! Here are some insightful statistics provided by the American Staffing Association: The staffing, recruiting,… Read more »

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We work with a wide variety of people on a daily basis. We have successfully placed entry level applicants who possess a narrow skill set to quite diverse and experienced workers. However, there are still quite a few misconceptions out there about the staffing industry. Here are some common myths about us: Myth 1: I… Read more »

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As a manager or owner the cost and time commitment it takes to hire or make 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 the employees fit in your company before committing… Read more »

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Hiring is costly, timely and can be exhausting. 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… Read more »

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It is relatively common for us to run across a job seeker who is unfamiliar with the staffing industry. Many are worried about the cost (there is none to the job seeker), how we will find them work and what is required. Here are answers to these frequently asked questions, but the only thing you… Read more »