6 Reasons You Might Not Have Gotten a Call After Your Job Interview

It happens to everyone from time to time. You go on an interview that went spectacularly well, and then no phone call inviting you back ever comes. When you need a job this can be more than disheartening and make you want to give up. Understanding why you never got the call will actually help… Read More »

Why It’s Important To Conduct Background Checks and How To Do It Legally

The hiring of new employees can be sort of like walking a tightrope. It is important to find the right candidate with the qualifications and integrity to do the job, but in today’s hiring climate it’s impossible to accept clients at face value. To be effective in hiring practices involves delving into the background of… Read More »

Don’t Let an Interview Stump You! Prepare for These Difficult Questions You Might be Asked During an Interview

You’ve sent off your resume and cover letter, anxiously awaiting that elusive call from a company you’ve always wanted to work for. Then the call comes, and you start getting butterflies thinking about the pending interview. Before you start daydreaming about your corner office, be prepared for your interview with answers to the difficult questions… Read More »

Stop Hiring Quitters: How to Avoid Employees Who Won’t Commit

As if dealing with the normal employee turnover and corporate layoff’s isn’t stressful enough for HR departments, here comes candidates who are just looking for the next stepping stone. We’ve all seen them – candidates who seem to be perfect for the job, act enthusiastic about the assignment and seem to be genuinely interested in… Read More »

Turn Temporary Assignments into Permanent Positions

Looking for a permanent position with a great company? Try temporary staffing assignments! There are many reasons why you will want to consider accepting temporary work while you search for a more stable career option. In an effort to cut costs, many more companies are turning to temporary workers to maintain productivity, without the long-term… Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Should be Sending Rejection Letters to Applicants

For the busy human resources professional, taking the time to write rejection letters is probably the last thing on your to-do list. However, sending rejection letters can actually be a helpful way to improve your hiring practices and give your company a great impression at the same time. Here are three reasons why you should… Read More »

How a Staffing Company Can Help You Stand Out to Employers Who Overlook Unemployed Candidates

Unfortunately, it’s a phenomenon that some recruiters rule out potential employees that are currently without a job. While it may not seem fair, it’s a common school of thought in the world of human resources. There are several reasons for this practice, that may include the misguided ideas that unemployed people may not seem as… Read More »

5 Steps to Ensure Retention of Top Performers

It should come as no surprise that roughly half of all top performing employees are actively seeking new career opportunities. These A-list employees are typically those that have very high goals for their careers, and they will not be loyal to your company if something more attractive comes along. Companies that want to outperform their… Read More »

For Candidates: Temping Dos and Don’ts

Becoming a temporary worker can be an ideal solution for candidates who are either unable to find a permanent position or for those who are “trying on” jobs before settling on a specific career. Temporary workers can enjoy above average wages, flexible work hours and a wide variety of different tasks to be found at… Read More »

5 Non-traditional Interview Questions That Can Help You Select the Best Candidates

If you’ve been interviewing candidates for a few years, you know that the same worn-out interview questions become ineffective over time. That’s because candidates of today are much more prepared and ready to answer with canned responses. In order to take things up a notch, it’s time to employ a few non-traditional interview questions to… Read More »