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Employee Quits On the Rise in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Oct 18, 2016 9:40:00 AM

Acccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employee quits climbed in August while hiring and new job requisitions remained elevated. This is the second highest number of quits since the recession. There were 2.98 million workers who voluntarily left their job in August, which is believed to be due to employee confidence. Economists also believe this is a sign of optimism mixed with growth in consumer spending. Employees feel like they have plenty of job options now that companies are in a hiring frenzy. 

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Topics: News, Hiring, Land That Job, Best Practices for Employers, Quitting, Greater Philadelphia Employers

5 Free Ways Greater Philadelphia Companies Can Keep Their Best Employees From Leaving

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Sep 28, 2016 8:35:24 PM

It is extremely difficult to hire employees in today's job market. The job market has continued to tighten, the skills gap is widening, and holding on to your top employees is of utmost importance. Companies in the Greater Philadelphia Area are facing high competition, as their employees are being solicited for new positions via social platforms at an alarming rate. With that being said, it is more crucial than ever to hold on to your biggest assets - your employees! Reduce any temptation for your employees to look elsewhere for employment by creating and providing the best work experience imaginable.

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Topics: Hiring, Best Practices for Employers, hiring in bucks county, Greater Philadelphia Employers, Montgomery County Employers, Company Perks

3 Steps to Writing a Job Description

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Apr 12, 2016 3:53:17 PM

If you have ever written, or attempted to write, a job description, you know how tedious it can be.  The idea of summarizing the duties and responsibilities of most job positions is daunting, especially when employees today are "wearing many hats". Accurate job descriptions are extremely important, as they are used to determine salaries, performance reviews, job titles, and recruiting, just to name a few. When writing a job description, you should be able to give a clear and concise snapshot of the daily, weekly and annual responsibilities that are expected and required of the employee.

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Topics: Best Practices for Employers

5 Reasons Your Best Employees Are Leaving

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Dec 15, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Employee turnover is inevitable. All hiring managers know that you win some, and you lose some. However, you may have an issue if it seems like more employees are jumping ship than usual.  What is causing your employees to leave for other opportunities? We took a poll amongst candidates who have registered with us and are currently employed, but seeking a new opportunity, and the results are nothing short of interesting!

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Topics: Hiring, Reduce Hiring Costs, Best Practices for Employers

Rising Drug Use Within the Workplace

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Aug 26, 2015 9:38:00 AM

The Drug Testing Index, published by Quest Diagnostics, is a report published annually regarding the rate of drug usage, revealed by positive drug test results, within the workplace. The results are based on ten million drug test results. Some major findings include:

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Topics: News, Employment Law, Best Practices for Employers, Drug Tests

Positive Drug Tests on the Rise

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jul 9, 2015 12:58:06 PM

The Drug Testing Index, published by Quest Diagnostics, is a report published annually regarding the rate of drug usage, revealed by positive drug test results, within the workplace. The results are based on ten million drug test results.  Some major findings include:

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Topics: News, Employment Law, Best Practices for Employers, Drug Tests

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