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The Highs and Lows of Staffing Agencies

The ideal for any staffing agency is to have a consistent flow of incoming potential candidates, regular clients who are regularly hiring, and placements that happen on a fairly regular basis. Unfortunately, reaching this point of balance within a staffing … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Hiring Interns

There are plenty of reasons why hiring an intern can be a great idea. It’s essential to know exactly why you’re hiring them and what your goals—and theirs—are for the experience. Intern Motivation Interns, often young and still studying or … Continue reading

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Why Companies Are Taking Longer to Hire New Employees

It is a truism of our current hiring climate that employers are taking longer to hire new employees. The average amount of time it took for U.S. companies to say “you’re hired,” from beginning to end of the process was … Continue reading

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10 Most Important Things to Remember When Updating Your Resume

Resumes are notoriously painful to write or update. Often the previous version isn’t even accessible or it sounds trite and hollow, if you can find an old file at all. These tips are designed to be helpful for people who have an old resume they’d like to work from, but they’re also applicable for people who are starting to write their resume from scratch. Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of an Employee Referral Program

We’re often told that the best job market is the hidden job market of personal referrals. There’s always someone who knows someone who is applying for the same job as you, so they’ll probably get preferential treatment. Continue reading

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Risks and Rewards of Owning a Staffing Company

There are certain risks that are specific to providing staffing services. The good news is that if you’re aware of those risks you can prepare for them, allowing you to reap the many rewards of being in this lucrative and exciting field.
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4 Steps to Improved Recruiting Productivity

High productivity is a critical goal for recruiters. The more placements made, the better the revenue levels – it’s a simple equation. But productivity can be stifled by a number of factors which recruiters tend to believe they have no control over. The truth is that you can take steps to get control, and improve productivity by being purposeful and aware of the typical stumbling blocks of recruitment professionals. Here are four steps to take if you’re hoping to improve recruiting productivity as an individual recruiter or as a manager at a recruitment company. Continue reading

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Tips for Finding a Desirable Job After College Graduation

The market has changed over the last decade and college grads are entering a job market that is competitive and low salaries. So how can a college grad do the best for themselves after graduation?
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Challenges of Today’s College Students

Going to college used to be the way to get ahead of the crowd. A college degree meant you’d dedicated yourself to being better prepared for the world and for a career. Those days are over. You may still be … Continue reading

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Top 25 Best Jobs in 2013

The economy is once again picking up, and companies are finally opening their doors to new hires. Find out which jobs paid well and showed the most promise in 2013. 1.     Dentist – We humans and our mouths full of … Continue reading

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