How to be The Temporary Associate They Want to Hire

Have you considered working short-term jobs? Maybe you’re between jobs and need some extra cash, or perhaps you would rather have the flexibility that temporary work has to offer. But how can you become the temporary associate that the company wants to hire? Here are some tips to help you improve your chance of getting… Read more »

How To Integrate Your Temp Workforce Into The Company Culture

Do your temp workers feel at home in your workplace? It can be hard for short-term employees to feel welcome, but it’s entirely up to you and your staff to create a program that can help integrate temps into your company culture. You can do this through onboarding practices designed to include contingent workers. Here… Read more »

Don’t Scare Off Your Next Potential Hire

It’s the season for goblins and ghouls, but you don’t want to scare off potential employees this Halloween. Did you know that some of the things you’re doing in your hiring process actually cause candidates to avoid applying or completing the process? What are you guilty of doing in your practices that might be keeping… Read more »

3 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Recruit Employees

Recruiting is both an art and a science and its processes are continually evolving. It wasn’t long ago that recruiters and hiring managers didn’t use the internet at all to find top local candidates. Today, there are so many online resources it’s hard to keep them all straight. You probably know that LinkedIn is considered… Read more »

Better Questions to Ask Than “Tell Me About Yourself.”

Interviewing is a complex process. It can be hard to think of the right questions to ask a candidate to ensure that you’re hiring the right person for the job. But the questions you ask should provide an opportunity to gain important insight into a candidate’s background and skillset. So, beyond “Tell me about yourself,”… Read more »

Job Seekers Are Scared – Here’s How to Make Them Comfortable

As a hiring manager, you certainly feel the stress around the process of bringing on a new employee for your open position. But, you also have you put yourself in the candidates’ shoes? Job seekers are scared, and that’s natural. So how can you make them more comfortable? Before you bring in your next set… Read more »

Onboarding Costs – Do You Know What They Really Are?

Onboarding is the act of bringing a new employee into your company. It typically involves orientation, training, personnel paperwork, and other sundry items. All of those things cost money, but do you know how much? Understanding the costs of onboarding will help you eliminate unnecessary spending, make good hiring choices from the start, and maximize… Read more »

Day 1 – How to Make It Easier for Your New Employees

Just like an employee needs to make a good first impression to their new company, a company needs to make a good first impression to their new employee. How can you make the first day on the job easier for brand new staff members? If you don’t, they may quickly become dissatisfied with your organization… Read more »

Overtime vs. Temporary Workers: How To Make the Right Decision for Your Team

Busy seasons and major projects happen, and that usually means it’s all hands on deck until the work is done. But should you ask your team to work overtime or should you consider bringing on temporary employees? There are a few things to evaluate before you make a decision. Here are the questions you should… Read more »

Can a Recruiter Help Eliminate the Salary Gap Between Men and Women?

There has been a lot of talk over the last few years about the gender pay gap. There are certainly people on both sides of the conversation, but the truth is many women in professional roles make less than their male counterparts in the exact same positions. Can there be a solution to this? And,… Read more »