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The job history, or work history, section of a resume is an account of the applicant’s current and/or previous jobs. For each position listed, an applicant typically includes the title, dates of employment and the name of the employer. Employers normally ask for job seekers to supply their work history on their resume, a job… Read more »

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  Steven Drexel, Cornerstone Staffing Solutions president and CEO, shares his 2019 labor observations following the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation on Jan. 4. As an economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, Drexel is regularly asked to participate in monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of labor… Read more »

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It’s time to look back at the year that was here on the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions blog. We wrote about a lot of important topics last year. Below is a short list of our favorite posts from 2018. 5 Things to Remove From Your Workday to Make You More Productive Eliminating waste from your workday… Read more »

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When people think of diversity in the workplace, they tend to think of it in the context of society a large. For instance, a lack of diversity in corporate America often comes up in conversations around disadvantaged groups, and how to lift up individuals within those groups. However, the importance of diversity in the workplace… Read more »

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Everyone knows it costs money to hire new employees: An open position has to be advertised, interviews have to be held, backgrounds have to be checked and all paperwork associated with this has to be filled out. The actual cost of a hire varies, based on job level and hiring methods, but every employer can… Read more »

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Locating the proper talent, whether for temporary or long-term needs, is not a simple undertaking. While there are numerous resources accessible to help organizations source and hire talent, recruitment agencies are still critical to the strategies of many companies. Whether you are regularly hiring for different jobs or trying to find specialized talent, there is… Read more »

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Companies aren’t legally required to give employees time off for federal or state holidays. In fact, an employer can mandate that workers come in on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving or other traditional holidays. However, many employers do give employees these days off from work and many companies actually give their workers extra time off. For instance,… Read more »

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As a company leader, you have to handle different tasks in order to make sure your workplace functions smoothly, and one of the most challenging responsibilities is conflict resolution. Conflict is unavoidable in any workplace. Regardless of why tensions arise, the issues must be addressed through decisive leadership and mediation. Below are a handful of… Read more »

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Keeping it together during the holiday season is difficult enough as a business leader without the added pressure of managing employee vacation time. If they are not handled correctly, however, holiday vacations may keep a company from delivering to customers and trigger internal strife. Fortunately, holiday scheduling and staffing doesn’t need to be a massive… Read more »

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A promotion is not only good for staff members, it is also beneficial for the company and its leaders: When a business promotes internally, it supports the morale of all staff members; boosting productivity and ultimately, profitability. Internal promotions also help increase employee retention and serve to groom future leaders. Employees are much more likely… Read more »