How Much Does It Cost to Replace an Employee?

Everyone has heard that it’s more expensive to replace an employee than to keep one, but it can be difficult to nail down an exact number. That’s because the costs of employee turnover are not unlike a crack in glass — the immediate financial blow is obvious, yes, but the damage often radiates invisibly to… Read more »

Resume Writing to Highlight Temporary Experiences

Think temporary employment is a liability when you’re creating your resume? Think again! If you know how to spin temporary jobs on your resume, you’ll find employers who are anxious to bring you on board. It’s all in how you write it, and when you build your resume with temporary jobs, you’ve got an opportunity… Read more »

The Benefits of Job Searching During the Holidays

It’s tempting to assume that hiring managers will be too stuffed with turkey and dazzled by flashing lights between Thanksgiving and New Year’s to pay much attention to resumes and open positions. In reality, most HR departments are busiest during this period, often closing out the old year and preparing for the new. That can… Read more »

Is Temporary or Temp-to-Hire the Right Staffing Solution For Your Company?

When you’re looking to hire, there are many options to consider in terms of what staffing solution is best for your needs, from temporary and temp-to-hire to direct hire solutions. Consider the below needs for hiring and let us help you determine if temporary or temporary-to-hire solutions are right for you! You’re in a High-Turnover… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself.”

What do interviewers want when they say “So what are your best traits?” or “Tell me about yourself.” It may seem that your interviewers are out of creativity or just out of questions when they ask these vague interview questions, but most times, interviewers use these seemingly random interview questions as an invisible tripwire —… Read more »

Preparing For Your First Interview With a Recruiter

So you’ve got your first interview with a recruiter — congratulations! What’s that? You say you’re a little scared because you don’t know what recruiters are looking for? Relax. Recruiters don’t expect you to be perfect, but they do expect you to be prepared. Here’s what to do to get ready. Yes, You Need a… Read more »

Evaluating a Candidate’s Personality During the Hiring Process

You won’t love every single job applicant you interview, that’s a given. But how do you, as a hiring manager or HR director, know when an applicant’s personality is right for the job, not just for you? Evaluating a candidate’s personality throughout the hiring process is easier if you know what personality traits are necessary… Read more »