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 […]

How to Build a Diverse Team in 2019

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As a manager, you are responsible for building and sustaining a diverse and effective team. Hiring candidates with different experience benefits your team because you can work from multiple viewpoints and work to the strengths of your staff. Perspectives beyond the standard are essential to above-average work. Diversity isn’t about skin color – it’s about […]

National Safety Month Also Applies to Your Office – What Process Keeps Your Building Safe?

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Keeping your office clean and free of hazards isn’t as simple as it may seem. Maintaining a safe workspace is necessary to meet OSHA standards but also to keep your employees happy and diligent. Safety isn’t a yearly check-up – it’s a continuous process. The important part of safety is to not treat things on […]

What Happens When You Can’t Stand Your Co-Workers?

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Animosity in the workplace is not unheard of. Whether it’s personal drama or a difference in work styles, it can be extremely difficult for some to work in harmony together. If you’re in a situation where you can’t stand someone you work with, don’t despair. There are several options you can investigate that may help […]

REPORT: Chicago Job Growth Reaches 25-Year High

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Chicago is one of the most prominent cities that is leaving their recession woes behind. Since the late 2000s, many regions have struggled with the consequences of the Great Recession. But our city is bouncing back in a big way. Although some metropolitan areas are still in recovery, Chicago is seeing a job growth high […]

Lower Your Time to Fill Ratio by Using a Staffing Agency

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It can be frustrating at times hiring people, especially when it takes weeks and even months to find the right person for each job. This is not something to take lightly because each person hired can impact the organization. It’s a candidate-driven market in Chicago and other regions with unemployment numbers down fewer available candidates […]

Here’s How to Become a Better Leader by Delegating

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Do you often feel as if your to-do list might implode at any moment? Are you constantly dragged into every meeting for every project in your company, only to realize you are wasting precious time? Sounds like you may be stretched too thin to do any real good as a leader. It could be the […]

Why Don’t Your Employees Trust You?

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According to the Edelman Trust Barometer, only about one in three people have trust for their employer. In fact, the 33,000 employees polled believed they could trust a peer more (67 percent) than the company CEO (49 percent). Why should you care if your employees trust you or not? There are several reasons. • Employees […]

Be the Manager Your Employees Want

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It’s one thing to be the type of manager that you think you should be; it’s another to be the manager that employees will look up to. In a candidate-driven market, it’s important for managers to be mindful of their management style. How employees are treated can determine the productivity and retention rates for the […]

Hire Faster with Mobile Recruiting

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Along with social networks, mobile recruiting has grown to become highly effective for finding quality candidates. This is because more candidates are using mobile apps to search for career opportunities than ever before. LinkedIn published the findings of an extensive user behavior study that revealed 72 percent of professionals have used a mobile app to […]