The Benefits of Pre-Employment Assessment

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Making the best hires requires limiting the need for subjective judgment calls and relying on objective evaluation methods. Often candidates who give great interviews and seem more than qualified end up falling short and catching hiring managers by surprise. Working with a staffing agency to perform pre-employment assessments can ensure candidates truly have the skills… Read more »

Follow This Memorable Way to Introduce Yourself at a Job Fair

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Job fairs can be a great way to network with employers and learn about job opportunities, but it can be challenging to know how to get noticed and be memorable. It can be overwhelming to deal with many employers all in one spot, but if you have a plan and prepare, you’ll be able to… Read more »

How Hiring Managers and Recruiters Can Work Better Together to Find the Best Talent

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Hiring managers and recruiters each have a defined set of skills that, when combined effectively, will result in attracting the most qualified candidates and making optimal hiring decisions. However, with different skill sets also comes differing perspectives, insights, and goals that can cause challenges in forming and maintaining a productive professional relationship unless proactively addressed…. Read more »

How to Find Top Talent in Akron When Unemployment is at 4.3%

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While it wasn’t that long ago that hiring managers were dealing with the “problem” of having an excessive amount of qualified (or even overqualified) candidates apply for their job postings, the job market has changed. The national unemployment rate has reached a 17-year low, and Akron’s unemployment rate is holding steady at approximately 4.3%, according… Read more »

How to Reset Your Professional Goals for a Successful 2019

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Achieving the professional picture you have in mind requires intention. The most successful people don’t “go with the flow” – they develop strategic plans to get them to where they want to be. If you don’t prioritize your goals, the risk of complacency or getting caught up in the short term day-to-day can halt your… Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for 2019!

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A new year means new chances and new opportunities – and if you want to get yourself ready for the job market, this is the perfect time to update your resume. So, how should you get your resume ready for 2019? Read below: Looks Do Mean Something Most resumes get anywhere from five to thirty… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions to Break Bad Management Habits

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As 2018 begins, it’s a good idea to look at how you want to set up the year, including breaking some old and bad habits that may have somehow crept their way into your management style. To act as the most effective manager, you want to avoid some of these common pitfalls.   Micromanaging Have… Read more »

How to Win the Holiday Job Search!

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Looking for work between now and the end of the year may seem daunting, especially when you have to contend with the business of the holiday season (relatives, travel, gifts, food, more food…). So how do you both fend off questions from well-meaning but stressful inquiries, and how do you manage to find a quiet… Read more »

How To: Create a Culture of Safety at Your Facility

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A culture of safety refers to a system of common attitudes and practices within a workplace that place an emphasis on the importance of safety on a day-to-day basis. Workplaces that create a strong safety culture have been found to have a reduced likelihood of accidents, according to findings from the Occupational Safety and Health… Read more »