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5 Myths About Hiring Temporary Employees

Have you considered hiring temporary employees for your company, but you aren't sure what to expect? What are temps like? What should I know about temps before bringing them into my company? Well, here are the 5 most common myths about hiring temporary employees, which we have so happily debunked! 

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Best Temporary Services in Bucks County, PA

McCallion Staffing Specialists was created in 1979 and is a three-generation, family-owned business whose owners are actively involved in the day-to-day operations. We have successfully supplied companies with their “people” needs in the Greater Philadelphia Area, including Montgomery, Bucks, Berks and Chester County, as well as the Lehigh Valley. We are also a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Certified Small Business.

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5 Myths of Hiring a Temporary Employee

There always seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to temporary workers. Why don't these workers have direct-hire positions? Are their skills not good? Are they just job hoppers who can't commit to an organization? Let's dig deeper and debunk these myths.

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Hiring a New Office Employee? Here's 5 Ways to Make Them Feel Welcome

Can you remember your first day on the job? Were you left awry, or were you greeted by the welcome wagon? The first day on the job sets the tone for the future. If you are disregarded by fellow employees, you would not be too thrilled about going back the next day. Unfortunately, it is common that the first day on the job does not provide the new employee with adequate attention and training. Hiring a new office employee isn't always easy -- and neither is the retention! We all want our employees to succeed, get along, and stay awhile! What can we, as employers, do to change this first-day debacle?

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Companies Face Difficulty With Light Industrial Staffing

According to Reuters, position openings surged in July to a record high, but there was a lack in hiring. This seems to be due to employers struggling to find qualified workers to fill open positions. There were also tightening conditions in the labor market, which could help boost a faster wage growth. The skills gap continues to play a large role in the struggle to find qualified employees, especially with light industrial staffing. In fact, it has been noted that the current skills gap is the worst in the nation's history. 

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5 Soft Skill Interview Questions You Must Ask

Non-technical skills, otherwise known as soft skills, are more important than ever. Employers are looking for long-term employees who mesh well with their company culture. Many hard, technical skills can be taught in time. On the contrary, soft skills are something that you are born with. They make you who you are! Employees today are looking for a company where they feel home -- a place that means more than just a paycheck. Aligning the right employee soft skills with the right company creates a very good match for both parties, and greatly increases the chances of having a successful new hire. Here are 5 soft skill interview questions you must ask while interviewing your potential next hire:

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

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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Companies Face Difficulty Hiring in Montgomery and Bucks County

According to Reuters, position openings surged in July to a record high, but there was a lack in hiring. This seems to be due to employers struggling to find qualified workers to fill open positions. There were also tightening conditions in the labor market, which could help boost a faster wage growth. The skills gap continues to play a large role in the struggle to find qualified employees. In fact, it has been noted that the current skills gap is the worst in the nation's history. 

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