The Real Way to Retain Great Talent

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What makes a team great?   Of course, it’s about recruiting the best players, to begin with. But equally, if not more important, is the ability to hold on to top talent. This has never been more crucial than in today’s candidate-driven market, with national unemployment at just 3.5 percent. If your superstars aren’t completely satisfied on… Read more »

Qualities of a Successful Recruiter: Adaptability

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The world of recruitment is changing faster than you can say, “talent management.” And, unless you change with it, things will quickly stagnate in your career. But by continually developing certain skills – adaptability foremost among them – you’ll hold a solid place on the fast track.  Like most of the best things in life, adaptability helps keep your personal life in line, as… Read more »

The Importance of Face-to-Face Networking

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Once upon a time, there was a world without email, social media, and texting. The brave souls of this time had to communicate with words directly with each other, whether in person or over the phone. The advancement of technology removed the necessity of this and made the world a better, more connected place.    We… Read more »

How Employee Recognition Can Help Boost Morale and Productivity in the Workplace

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As an employer, you’re always thinking of ways to develop a more positive and productive workplace. You understand retention is more effective than recruitment and that healthy company culture is a key component in those efforts. Taking the time for employee recognition makes your team feel appreciated and can lead to a more engaged and loyal team,… Read more »

10 Easy Ways to Remain Positive at Work

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Even when you love your job, there will be hard days. The key is finding ways to remain positive when it feels like everything is going wrong, or maybe just on a day when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Try these ten easy ways to make your days more positive at work.    1. … Read more »

A Good Work-Life Balance Can Positively Impact Your Job Too!

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The concept of work-life balance is one of the biggest trends in the workforce right now and for a good reason. Gone are the days where the expectation is to work yourself until you drop for the sake of your career. With better attention paid to mental health, it’s now known and accepted that taking… Read more »

The Benefits of Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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If you want to run your company more effectively and you aren’t working with a staffing agency, our only question is why? They are the experts in what they do and can save you time and money, which is good for your productivity and bottom line.  Instead of trying to do all the work yourself,… Read more »

Mind the Gap: How to Explain an Employment Gap in An Interview

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The pressure to get the answers ‘right’ during a job interview can be overwhelming, especially when you aren’t sure what they’ll ask. You want to make a good impression that shows you’re qualified, knowledgeable, and capable of doing the job. Even if your answers and resume support these points, there could be another hurdle in… Read more »

What You Can Take Away from Working on Contract in Talent Acquisition

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New year, new you, perhaps a new career path too. If you’re a talent acquisition specialist looking to make a change in 2020, we’ve got an idea for you – consider becoming a contract worker! Our clients are looking for talented and experienced professionals like yourself who can help them meet their hiring goals. If… Read more »

Advice for Excelling as a Sourcer

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There is some disagreement in our industry as to what a Sourcer does. You can find a lot of information on this debate,  if you are interested, this is a good article to start with. Regardless of where you feel a Sourcer’s role begins and ends in the Recruiting lifecycle, typically, the same skill set… Read more »