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First Impressions Set the Stage

When Susan shows up for her first day on a new job, no one waits to greet her. When her HR representative (who is running late) finally arrives, Susan is asked to fill out some forms for taxes and benefits but receives no guidance on her 401k distributions until she specifically asks for it. Next, […]

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3 Ways Millennials Have Changed Candidate Engagement Strategy

When the oldest Millennials entered the workforce at the turn of the century, they found an environment dominated by Baby Boomers and the members of Generation X. In the ensuing two decades, Millennials have had their own significant impact on American work culture, particularly in how employers engage with the candidates entering their recruitment funnels. […]

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How to Address a Shrinking Manufacturing Workforce

Each day, an increasing number of manufacturers find themselves short staffed. Not only is the industry enjoying a period of modest growth, but employees are retiring faster than recruiters can replace them. These conditions are unlikely to change any time soon. If manufacturers are going to figure out how to manage in this new reality, […]

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6 Ways to Change the Recruitment Experience 

Thanks to a challenging hiring environment, companies are struggling more than ever to hire people for open positions, in many cases “it’s taking longer to fill jobs today than in any other period in the postindustrial era.” In today’s competitive market in which 51 percent of applicants keep “[looking] for other jobs even when an […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Temp Work with Employment Solutions

With a name like Employment Solutions, we get a lot of people who walk into our office because they see the word employment in our name, and they need work! Some people don’t know right away that we are a staffing agency, and they also don’t always know that we are contract-to- hire. Some people […]

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Technical & Professional Profile: Sarah Nelson

  Did you know that Employment Solutions has a booming Technical & Professional Division?  Our team of two recruiters with over 20 combined years of staffing experience stand out from the competition because they are committed to more than just making a placement. Unlike many other staffing agencies, our team guarantees an individualized process. Our […]

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Don’t Let Poor Recruitment and Onboarding Practices Lead to Turnover

  Question: We’re having a problem with new hires leaving shortly after they start. What can we do?   Answer:  Turnover is challenging and costly, and it happens for many different reasons. In order to solve the problem, you first need to understand its causes. Exit interviews with departing employees can shed light on the […]

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A Movement to Fix Feedback

Feedback.   Just hearing that word can make someone’s blood pressure rise—and his or her defenses go up. Many people consider it a dirty word associated with bias, politics, resentment, and self doubt. With such a negative reputation that’s been built one lousy experience at a time, feedback definitely has a branding problem. Yet anyone […]

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A Key Question about ADA Accommodations

Because many employers are not well versed in the Americans with Disabilities Act, they are often uncertain about whether a requested accommodation must be granted. The good news is that an accommodation does not have to be granted if it does not actually allow the employee to perform his or her job. The purpose of […]

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The Future is Now: How to Build a Resume for the Digital Age

Have you ever applied to a job on a big job site, like Indeed or ZipRecruiter? Did you ever wonder what happens after you press that magic button? Does anyone even get your information?? In the end, the answer is yes, but it’s a little more complicated than that. Modern technology has transformed job-seeking into […]

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