The Importance of Shortening Your Hiring Process

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Shortening Your Hiring Process

Think about the relationship between an employer and a job seeker. You both need something, and you both have something to offer. After an application and an interview, take a look at things through a candidate’s perspective. More often than not, they are left hanging. We know that hiring can be complicated, but there are […]

What Employers Are Looking for in a Warehouse Worker

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What Employers Are Looking For in a Warehouse Worker

Exceptional warehouse workers are tough to come by. When you’re hiring, it can be difficult to determine which applicants will be a good fit. During an interview, you’ll want to identify strengths in your candidates to determine which prospect will make a great warehouse worker. Here are the skills that make for a standout warehouse […]

How to Make Your Onboarding Process More Effective

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  If you’re spending too much time on the hiring process, you’re not doing the most vital work for your organization. It’s important to recruit candidates that lead to a successful team, but managers have a multitude of responsibilities to attend to. Between your day-to-day activities, big–picture goals, and managing your team? It can be daunting to add […]

6 Tips To Help Employers Prepare For Their Interview

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Recruiting workers to join your team is not always a manager’s favorite duty. Between piles of resumes and full days of scheduled interviews, hiring can take up much of your valuable time. To hire the right candidate, you’ll assess an interviewees preparedness. However, it’s up to you to come prepared as well. Whether you’re conducting […]

Why You Should Work With A Chicago Staffing Firm

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Job searching can come with some unwelcome surprises for the job seekers that contact you. Resume updates, fresh cover letters, and setting up interviews can be time-consuming and frustrating. Even worse, most of those carefully customized cover letters probably end up in the trash. Managers spend hours, days, even weeks assessing the right workers for […]

5 Red Flags to Look for in an Interview

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Finding great candidates in the greater Chicago area can be tough. Most of the best workers already have jobs. If you find yourself short-handed during any part of the year, especially your busy season, it can be almost impossible to keep up. Industrial and manufacturing staffing can be informal, but if you’re aiming to hire […]

What Soft Skills Should You Look for In Candidates?

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When you hire someone, you want a professional who can handle the job at a technical level. But don’t forget to look for soft skills as well. Soft skills are the personal characteristics that enable a person to work effectively with others and efficiently complete their job duties. Soft skills make leadership and teamwork possible […]

What To Do If You’ve Hired The Wrong Person

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It happens. You think someone is perfect for the position, but when that person starts they aren’t as great as you thought. Whether it’s just not the right fit, or they don’t have the skills they advertised, it’s difficult to fit a square peg into a round hole. How can you remedy the situation? Whether […]

Is Your Stress Affecting Your Hiring Process?

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Do you remember your first interview? Ironing the wrinkles out of your suit, trying to secure a strong handshake, wondering whether you’ll be able to make a great impression… it’s an extremely stressful situation. One way to hire the right candidates is to put yourself in their shoes. It’s important to balance empathy with professionalism. […]

Our Top Tips for Hiring Managers from 2018

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New year, new leads? Tracking down quality candidates can be tough, and our Davis Staffing team has made 2018 the year of top hiring advice. Whether you’re in charge of hiring for a massive corporation or you’re a Chicago start-up with some growing to do, it’s essential to hire the right employees to fit your […]