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  By: Steve Krause In years past, employees were happy to give their all to a company in exchange for job security and a comfortable retirement. Today, professionals are less interested in making that level of commitment to their employer and more interested in the personal side of life. In fact, recent surveys show lack… Read more »

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  By: Drew Meisenheimer Engaged employees are happy to come in each morning. They feel good about the company they work for, feel inspired to do a good job and want to contribute. Engaged staff members are also more prone to innovate, deliver good customer services and advocate for your company, both online and in-person…. Read more »

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    By: Robert Lawrence Good questions are the backbone of any effective interview. They can not only determine if a candidate actually has the skills listed on their resume, good questions can also provide a substantial barometer on how each candidate might fit into the company’s existing culture. Before launching into a short list… Read more »

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By: Yvette Gemignani-Olmo LinkedIn and other social network platforms are great for organizations looking to network and hire new employees. LinkedIn in particular should play a significant role in your company’s hiring strategy, as prospective staff members are increasingly going on this platform. The following tricks can help your company find ideal candidates that can… Read more »

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By: Corina Slay There’s a common saying in business: Hire the right people and the company will run itself. However, hiring the right people is easier said than done. Someone who has all the right credentials and an upbeat personality could turn out to be a bad communicator or unwilling to admit when they make… Read more »

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By: Julie Nelson Using a temp-to hire arrangement can be a great way for companies to test out promising potential employees. Unfortunately, talented and hardworking temps often slip through the cracks and wind up finding full-time work elsewhere. When your company spots a potential top full-time employee, it’s in everyone’s best interest to make sure… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   Summary On Friday May 4th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering April 2018. This report had a number of eye opening parts worthy of exploration.  The headline jobs… Read more »

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By: Melissa Clark An organized and mess-free office is more than just good for appearances: It can actually support clear thinking and higher productivity among staff members. There’s no better time than spring to take care of housekeeping issues your company has been putting off all winter. Spring cleaning around the workplace should mean more… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press release describing The Employment Situation.  The… Read more »

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By: Brian Telfer At least one half of the respondents in a recent employer survey said hiring and holding onto talent is their top business challenge. This outcome might be a result of the communication disconnect between employers and applicants. The necessity for a more transparent talent sourcing and hiring process is obvious, particularly with… Read more »