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The Top 10 Hiring Mistakes

Hiring Mistakes What’s the greatest cause of employee turnover today? An economy flush with career opportunity?  Downsizing? Retirement?  According to a recent study by Harvard University, almost 80% of workplace turnover is due to hiring mistakes. Many companies spend more time selecting a new copier than they do hiring a new employee.  Yet a bad […]

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Tips for Giving Feedback Without Causing Defensiveness

Giving negative feedback is difficult. I never know what words to say. So, I end up sugar coating it or avoiding it altogether. Sound familiar? If you struggle with the words to say and who doesn’t, this article contains some handy templates you can use:

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10 Strategies for Controlling Costs With Staffing

As you know, one of a hiring manager’s top priorities is managing the bottom line. And one of the best ways to do that is by controlling costs. When used strategically, staffing can control costs, which allows a hiring manager to maximize profitability. This article illustrates how strategic staffing can help eliminate overtime cost, limit […]

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Try Before You Buy – An Easier Way to Hire

This article reviews the concept of Contract-to-Hire and the options and advantages this type of staffing can offer your clients and prospects. This article was written to reinforce the value of contract-to-hire for any clients or prospects who may not fully understand the cost and other advantages of this service.

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Staffing for Profit

When used strategically, staffing can be a tool that can make a big impact on your bottom line. This article reviews several of the ways staffing can be used to control costs, enhance productivity, drive revenue growth and manage risk. Excerpt: SIX WAYS TO INCREASE REVENUE 1. Eliminate process bottlenecks Most often, the biggest barrier […]

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How to Interview and Hire Top People Each and Every Time

Ponder for a moment the last person you hired. After you selected them, did they work out as intended? Or did they turn into somebody totally unlike what you thought when you interviewed them? The most important aspect of any business is recruiting, selecting, and retaining top people. Research shows those organizations that spend more […]

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101 Ideas on How to Get the Employees You Want

How to Get the Employees You Want As the labor market gets increasingly competitive, sourcing highly skilled talent is going to become more challenging. How to Get Employees You Really Want 1.  Anticipate staffing needs. 2.  Target messages to a specific type   of candidate. 3.  Understand the needs of targeted   candidates, and appeal to   their […]

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Retaining Valued Employees: 10 Tips for a Staff that Lasts

Retaining valued employees A Plan for Retaining Qualified Employees One of today’s greatest challenges facing business operators is retaining qualified,  valuable employees or staff members.  Because of the high costs, increased time   and stress of training new employees   resulting from high turnover, savvy business   operators are always   looking to improve   their relationship skills and business   practices […]

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Skills Tests – What the Scores Really Mean

There are many benefits of testing candidates, but test scores alone may not reveal all you need to know to ensure a successful hire. This article offers suggestions for establishing a baseline for interpreting test scores, regardless of the variations in testing methods. Included in this mailing is an offer for a free test for […]

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