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Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement

Recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees are anything but small tasks for HR professionals. With so much already on a hiring manager’s plate, the act of engaging candidates before making a hire often goes by the wayside.  The truth of the… Read more »

Building Confidence for Your Next Job Interview

The job interview can be the most exciting as well as the most nerve racking component of the job search. While being invited to an interview serves as a strong signal from the employer that you are being considered for… Read more »

Do You Want to Reduce Your Cost Per Hire?

As the old saying goes, “you have to spend money to make money.” This rings true in many facets, even in hiring; it takes money to attract top talent and it takes skilled employees for a business to make money.… Read more »

What is Your Competitor Doing for Compensation?

In today’s tight job market, it is vital to be aware of what your competitors are offering for compensation and benefits. Although they are necessary and highly sought after by savvy job seekers, the truth is that many employees greatly… Read more »

Red Flags Employers Are Looking For

Although there is no clearly defined list of dos and don’ts when it comes to interviewing job candidates, there are some actions that are immediate red flags. Employers who are aware of these red flags are at a higher advantage… Read more »

Compensation Trends to Kick

In addition to a great company culture, compensation is one of the most valued aspects of a job for employees. Although most HR managers do not have many bad compensation habits, the ones they do have are common and can… Read more »

Improving Your Interviewing Technique

One of most nerve-racking parts of a job search is the interview. You’ve made it past the initial screening, and now is the time to prove you are truly the best candidate for the position. Although the idea of selling yourself and… Read more »

Hitting the Curveball Questions | Staffing Services Maine

Curveball questions: interviewers love them and candidates hate them. It’s a classic case; an interview will appear to be going smoothly. You’ve demonstrated that you’ve researched the company and its competitors, as well as shown that you clearly possess all… Read more »

Developing Your Compensation Plan | Staffing Solutions Bangor Maine

A compensation plan must include a fair salary and benefits at least up to industry standard; however, small business owners who think salary and benefits are all that go into a compensation plan may be shorting themselves by missing out… Read more »

One Secret to Help Company Growth

Often times, the very solution you’re looking for tends to be found in the least likely place. The secret to company growth is no exception: conflict. Although many of us try to avoid conflict in the workplace at all costs,… Read more »