3 Reasons Why Workforce Diversity Is Essential

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Hiring managers love to talk about dry spells in the labor market and dealing with low retention and turnover. But the experts know it’s about hiring the right people in the first place. The secret to effective long-term hiring is emphasizing the values that matter. Cultivating a staff with fresh ideas and diverse perspectives is the […]

3 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Recruit

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In the modern era of Snapchat, artificial intelligence, and “side-hustles”, employers may not know what to expect as they explore the candidate pool. Cutting-edge companies may be taking some modern approaches to the recruiting process. Recruiters may be advertising on social media websites, appealing to candidates through a catchy Youtube ad, or even using swag […]

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 […]

Five Ways a Top Chicago Staffing Agency Helps Your Business Stay Flexible

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To be at the top of your game, your business needs to stay flexible. It’s imperative that you keep your company in the loop on the latest industry trends and updates. Changing with the times isn’t just a bonus – it’s now a requirement to carry out your duties. Between changes in hiring, production, scheduling, […]

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. […]

Five Effective Tactics to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization

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Top leaders in Chicago are more focused than ever on creating a supportive and inclusive company culture. Finding new ways to cultivate a diverse workforce and show you support your staff can often become a challenge. Discussions about the nature of diversity can lead to conflict and miscommunication. If you’re looking for great ways to […]

Facebook – Your Candidates Are Here: How Can You Recruit Them?

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Social media is the new Goliath within the hiring system. It’s impossible to find the best candidates offline these days. It’s probably been a while since someone handed you a resume on paper because technology is simply outpacing that habit. Although there are many social media platforms you can use to help access candidates, Facebook […]