Pay Attention To Your Body Language: How Non-verbal Communication Can Make Or Break Your Interview

Did you know that it may be what you don’t say that makes an interview successful? It’s a fact that you can often learn more about a person from what they do not say.  How someone expresses themself non-verbally tells a lot about them. Facial features, posture, and eye-contact can reveal much about someone. People… Read More »

5 Ways To Increase Retention Of Top Performing Employees

Employee turnover can be costly to employees and is of great concern to HR departments.  Replacing workers requires time and resources in both advertising a vacancy and interviewing candidates. There is also the cost of training new employees and the time to learn job duties. Costs in lost production from workers who leave, are another… Read More »

Should You Avoid Hiring Over-qualified Applicants?

As our nation faces even more challenges in the job market, recruiters everywhere continue to encounter a great influx of candidates for fewer job openings than ever before – many of whom are overqualified. While this can be a difficult situation for any hiring manager to decide if taking a risk on an overqualified candidate… Read More »

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 »