How to Properly Treat Candidates You Do Not Hire

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It’s never fun to be the bearer of bad news, but the truth of the matter is, for each of your job openings you can only hire one person. Depending on how many applications you receive, you’ll need to turn down other applicants. In order to maintain relationships with the other candidates, it’s always best… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Business for Seasonal Sales Changes

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Turnover can be incredibly costly for your business. Hiring and training takes time and money – replacing entry-level employees can cost as much as half of their annual salary. For skilled professionals, that number can skyrocket multiple times. If you can anticipate annual fluctuations in your hiring need, you’ll help your company spare some of… Read more »

How Much is Turnover Costing Your Business?

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It’s crucial to hire the most talented employees available when you’re building your team. In the long run, however, retaining those employees will build long-term benefits for your business. You need to find people who fit into your company’s culture and bring the right skills and mindset to your team. If you can’t retain your… Read more »

Three Ways to Hire Your Next Top Employee Quicker

The job market for light industrial work is competitive, so it’s important to attract and hire top talent quickly. When you find the right person who’s a great cultural fit, you need to move fast, before they get snatched up by your competition! This doesn’t mean you should make an impulsive decision, but it does… Read more »

Hiring Friends and Family: What to Do and What Not to Do

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We’ve all heard the sage, old advice to never hire friends and family. Never blur those lines between employer and loved one. It makes sense most of the time, but what if your cousin is the most qualified person you’ve interviewed? Or your best friend from grade school is the only one willing to take… Read more »

Four Things to Consider When Converting Temporary Employees to Permanent Ones

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The transition of a temporary employee to a permanent employee is an important one. If you hired them directly, that process is all up to you, though you can use the following considerations for guidance. But if you used a staffing agency, there’s a lot more to think about, such as the binding contract, the… Read more »

Five Things to Look For in a Candidate’s Driving Record

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You can learn a lot about a candidate from their driving record. Sure, you can ask plenty of questions during the interview and calls with references, but is that enough? Driving records provide a more objective look at the history of your candidate. If you’re not already checking driving records as part of your hiring… Read more »

Three Tips for Managing a Flexible Workforce

Taking on temporary staff during your company’s busy season is a great way to make sure your business continues to provide service without finding yourself overstaffed as your busy season levels off. When you hire and utilize these employees effectively, they’re a great way to fill gaps and stabilize your workflow. The first step in… Read more »