Are Remote Employees as Productive as In-Office Employees?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has become widely considered as a comprehensive experiment in remote work on a larger scale, as many companies have transitioned their employees to working from home as a safety measure. A major concern for managers may be that employees won’t be productive without supervision – however, fortunately this isn’t typically the case…. Read more »

6 Reasons to Consider Flexible Staffing During Uncertain Times

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From economic conditions changing spending habits to natural disasters impacting supply chains, businesses have always needed to be prepared to deal with and mitigate outcomes that could negatively affect their bottom lines. However, the COVID-19 pandemic made it even more crucial for businesses to be able to adapt very quickly to make continuity possible. Flexible… Read more »

7 Interview Questions To Ask Job Candidates

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Bad hires can generally be traced back to an ineffective interview. Obviously, as a hiring manager, it’s certainly not your intention. Still, it can be challenging to figure out the right questions to ask that will actually uncover information that is predictive of a candidate’s likely success in the role. Switch up your strategy with… Read more »

6 Tips to Conduct an Effective Remote Job Interview

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Remote job interviews can be a significant time and money saver, especially for out of area candidates, and in the midst of COVID-19, they are also a valuable safety precaution. When you interview candidates remotely, your preparation needs to be different than your standard in-person interview format. Conduct an effective remote job interview with these… Read more »

The Value of Having a Good Relationship with a Staffing Agency

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Filling your open positions is not only a time-consuming endeavor, but the pressure is on to make the right hiring decisions. Working with a staffing agency can help you to find candidates and feel confident in your choices since you know they have been thoroughly evaluated by recruiting experts. Learn more about the value of… Read more »

What Safety Measures Do I Need in Place for Employees After COVID-19?

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused many companies to dramatically change the way they do business, such as with immediate transitions to remote work or significantly altered workplace processes. As your company starts to adapt to the “new normal,” your employees are likely to be concerned about their safety, understandably. Learn more about what safety measures you… Read more »

The Signs Top Talent Might Be Leaving Soon

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Retention is generally a top organizational priority, as replacing employees, especially high performers, is costly. Not only does it negatively affect productivity if you’re understaffed or while a new hire is becoming acclimated, but there are also expenses for advertising the opening and training replacements. Turnover may be able to be prevented if you’re able… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Influencing Candidate Decisions?

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Company culture consists of the core values that set the foundation for the organizational mission. To truly put these values into practice, culture fit should be prioritized when evaluating candidates. Otherwise, it will not be a successful long term hire and will be mutually unsatisfying. Make hiring decisions with your company culture in mind with… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

Dealing with Turnover? Here are Some Leadership Tips to Help

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When employees turn in their resignations, common reasons they give are the new job has higher pay or more responsibilities; however, they tend to stay silent on why they started job hunting in the first place…likely because it may be the company’s leadership. Managers account for 70% of the variation when comparing the differences between… Read more »