By and large, the less there is of any particular commodity, the more valuable it’s likely to be. Think about gold. According to one online resource, all the gold mined since the days of the ancient Egyptians would fit in just over three Olympic-sized swimming pools. That doesn’t seem like much, especially considering that trade… Read more »
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The Halloween season is upon us. Perfect timing, from an autumnal standpoint anyway, to talk about a trend once thought to only rattle the shackles of job hunters. The tale is akin to a headhunter calling, then setting up what appears to be favorable conditions for moving forward—just to vanish without a trace in hindsight…. Read more »
Elusiveness is not a quality any company is looking for in a key hire. Yet, that’s precisely what many come across in large measure before the typical search process turns up a suitable candidate. Beyond the frustration comes significant amounts of wasted time, money, and energy—all of which combine to drain life from the effort… Read more »
By and large, the vast majority of job candidates have seldom enjoyed much leverage over would-be suitors for their services. Not-so-ironically, the rare exceptions were those well-established professionals who—while currently and gainfully employed in a present occupation—could afford the risks that came with putting out feelers and making contacts “under the radar,” so to speak…. Read more »
For employers, it’s one thing to spend significant amounts of time, money, and energy vetting candidates before making a job offer. Yet, it’s quite another to learn that prospective employees are increasingly turning the tables on that function long before they ever click “submit.” LinkedIn suggests that’s precisely what 75% of job seekers now do… Read more »
Like the sport of long-distance running, the onboarding process for new hires is much more than what happens at the start. Likewise, while it stands to reason you can’t win either a marathon, or the loyalty of the best employees in the opening stages, common experience says ‘you can lose it.’ Unfortunately, consensus among experts… Read more »
Just like people, every company has its own personality. And as such, few blanket assumptions apply across the board. At first glance, most job seekers might think a small company of less than 10 people would likely be more family friendly than a larger organization of 40-50 employees, but that’s not always the case. Some… Read more »
So, you’re on our site, you’ve made your way to our blog (welcome, by the way!). By now, you probably understand what a staffing firm is, but do you really know how one works? Here’s a breakdown of the processes of a staffing firm!
Is your organization considering enlisting the help of a staffing agency? Wondering how to communicate with a firm to yield the best results, forge the best relationships, and gain the best talent possible? We are here to simplify it for you, because we get it: it’s hard to tell which staffing firm is the best… Read more »