Our Blog

Expertise in Staffing and Recruiting Since 1979. McCallion is dedicated to making your staffing experience easier. Check our blog often for expert advice and recent news in regards to interviewing, hiring, employment laws, worker's compensation, temporary and permanent employment, and resume building.

What Employers Should Consider: Applicant’s with Criminal Histories

Each year in the United States about 700,000 men and women are released from prison and re-enter society, which means those people are in need to re-enter the workforce as well. Even with so many open jobs across industries and employers’ growing need for workers, applicant’s with criminal backgrounds still face a huge bias obstacle with employers. Attitudes towards candidates with criminal histories have shifted over the years, The Society of Human Resources (SHRM) conducted a survey and found that managers and HR professionals show increasing awareness and understanding that a criminal background should not automatically disqualify someone from employment. However, the willingness to hire in theory is not the same in practice. What preconceived notions prevent managers and HR professionals from hiring applicants with criminal histories, and do these concepts reflect reality?

Read More >

The Referral Advantage for Employers and Candidates

Research consistently shows that employee referrals have exceptional conversion and retention rates, they lower recruiting costs and expedite the time to hire and secure top talent for those hard-to-fill positions. Many studies have found that referred employees typically are able to pick up on tasks and adjust to the company culture faster, needless onboarding, and ultimately are more satisfied in their roles, thus staying longer at the company.

Read More >

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

See All

Featured Jobs

Excellence in Recruiting and Staffing for Over 35 Years.

View Recent Job Postings


Testimonials

"The team at McCallion Staffing are professional placement consultants of the highest caliber."

Read More