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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

Montgomery County Employers Increase Demand for Employee Soft Skills

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Aug 31, 2016 8:45:16 PM

Soft skills, such as good communication, ambitiousness, amicability. and problem-solving are more important than ever. Employers have reported that soft skills are now considered to be equally, if not more, important than technical skills. However, many employers have stated how difficult it is to find candidates with the soft skill set that is needed for their organization. This is coming at a time when automation and technology have taken over jobs that did not necessarily require a strict set of soft skills and manners. Jobs that cannot be automated require employees to be friendly, empathetic, think on their feet, solve problems and so forth. There has been a steady increase in screening methods, pre-hire personality assessments, and training programs in order to combat this growing concern.  Many Montgomery County employers have disclosed that soft skills are extremely desirable in every level (including entry) of the organization and are not limited to managerial or executive level positions.

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Topics: Hiring, Soft Skills, workplace manners, Montgomery County Employers

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