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How to Attract New Employees in a Candidate Driven Market

 

Attracting new employees in a candidate driven market sounds daunting. It is certainly one of the biggest challenges employers have faced in recent years. Many local employers are asking themselves, "How are we going to attract and retain the best candidates?". The expectations of current job seekers are much different than a few years ago, and employers must realize this change and adapt to the current requirements that the job market demands

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid at Your New Job

Are you new on the job and want to make a great first impression? Every new hire wants to show their manager just how wonderful they are. After all, you are your employer's best investment! With that being said, here are 6 common mistakes to avoid at your new job.

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5 Ways To Increase Your Chances of Becoming a Permanent Employee

Receiving a permanent offer for employment weighs heavily on many temporary employee's minds. While the decision is largely influenced as to whether the company has money in the budget and a long-term need for another permanent employee, there are several things you can do to help increase your odds. Here are 5 ways to increase your chances of becoming a permanent employee while on a temporary assignment.

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Stay Interviews: A Secret Weapon to Keeping Your Best Employees

 

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The State of US Employment: Companies Need to Step Up Their Game

After nearly nine years of slow but steady growth, the US economy has turned a corner, creating a job market more robust than in any recent year. With hiring on the rise, people and companies are experiencing positive and negative effects, all while wondering—what should I know and what steps should I take to make the most of today’s “employee-market”? For people, both employed and unemployed, the job market is positioned in their favor with ample opportunities and benefits available for the taking. For companies, now’s the time to get creative with their hiring needs, job requirements and benefit packages, to recruit, and more importantly retain, what’s left of today’s top talent pool.

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What to Wear to a Job Interview: Business Casual vs. Professional Attire

First impressions are everything. It takes only one tenth of a second for us to make up our minds about new people we meet.1 In an interview especially, where both parties are deliberately tasked with making definitive judgements about the people in front of them, it’s important to make that first impression count. For interviewees contending for a new job opportunity, the first few seconds will be more about your physical appearance—the clothes you wear—than about the skill set or core values you can bring to the table. 

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Achieve Your 2018 Hiring Goals with McCallion Staffing

Companies set hiring goals to be more productive, more profitable and to better compete with similar organizations. Many managers have learned the hard way that when a company falls short of hiring goals, it can stifle growth, pummel profits and interfere with the ability to give premium customer service.

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Why Are My Employees Quitting?

We are currently in one of the tightest job markets ever. Every day becomes a bit harder to find a new employee to fill a vacant position within your company. Employees are leaving for better opportunities that are being offered left and right because, well, other employers are upping the ante out of desperation to hire top talent. Are all employees eager to jump ship? Is this only happening to my company? Why are my employees quitting? Where is the loyalty? These are all questions you may be asking yourself. Let's take a deeper look into the main reasons why employees are pursuing other opportunities.

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Addressing Gaps In Your Resume While Interviewing

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If you are like many job seekers out there, you may have one, two, or several employment gaps in your resume, especially after the job market crashed a few years ago.  Don't fret yet -- this will not always count against you in your endeavor for a new job.

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The 2018 Hiring Trends You Need to Know

Human Resources is one of the many fields that can expect huge changes in 2018 due to technological advances. Technology continues to enhance employer analytics and candidate experiences. Technology is now embedded in the processes and functions of HR departments around the world, from the earliest stages of qualifying candidates to the later stages of providing a continuous feedback loop of strengths and weaknesses while on the job. Here are the top 2018 hiring trends you need to know:

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