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Intentional Onboarding

You’ve and your staffing company have invested time and money recruiting the perfect candidate for your open position. In fact, actual cost of replacing an employee can equal 150-200% of the salary tied to the position. In spite of that,… Read more »

The Benefits of Temporary Jobs

More and more companies are using contingent workers and, according to the 2014 Global Analysis of the Contingent Workforce Index (CWI), estimates expect the growth to continue, predicting as many as 64.9 million in the contingent workforce in the United… Read more »

Volunteer Work and Your Resume

Polishing your resume? Don’t forget your volunteer work and experience. Many candidates brush it aside because they weren’t paid for their services, but experience is still experience. Furthermore, including a repertoire of volunteer activity reveals strength of character and indicates… Read more »

Engaging Millennials

Millenials are the workforce of today. Although the actual numbers vary from one report to another, everyone seems to agree that the millennial’s population is now the largest. As Baby boomers retire, millennials are running the ship. Yes, Gen Xers,… Read more »

Why You Need a LinkedIn Company Page

LinkedIn – at 300 million members and growing – is the leading social networking site for professionals. LinkedIn company pages offer a can’t-miss opportunity for your company to promote services and share important updates with people in your field. It’s… Read more »

Should I Sign a Non-compete Agreement?

Once used almost exclusively with high-level executives, non-compete clauses are making their way into the mainstream and appearing in unexpected places. Growing pressure is being placed on potential employees to sign agreements prohibiting them from working for the competition if,… Read more »

Motivating Temporary Employees

Many companies rely on temporary workers to fill in the empty spaces created when a fulltime employee is injured, takes a vacation, or requests a leave of absence. Holiday and peak seasons, new project launches, or specialty projects also create… Read more »

Resonating Resumes

Whether HR is sorting through hard copy resumes or surfing from one LinkedIn page to another, he/she is doing it fast, hoping for that one resume that grabs his attention and halts his/her search – the resume that rises to… Read more »

The Cubicle: Etiquette for Everyone

Working in a cubicle isn’t easy – it’s supposed to create privacy and freedom from distraction, while still building a sense of team, but often can be a source of irritation, especially when the neighboring cubicle owner has lost all… Read more »

The Challenge: Salary Negotiation

Salary negotiation can be challenging, if not also intimidating, but in reality, it is a process, which can be learned. By following these basic steps, you can handle it with poise and confidence. Research • What is the standard rate… Read more »