Informational Articles About Staffing and Recruitment

Taking a Skill Assessment Test

By David Wilson / April 13, 2021 /

Behaviors SectionBehavioral research suggests that the most effective people are those who understandthemselves, both their strengths and weaknesses, so they can develop strategies to meetthe demands of their environment.A person’s behavior is a necessary and integral part of who they are. In other words, much ofour behavior comes from “nature” (inherent), and much comes from…

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Measure, Then Improve Turnover of Temporary Employees in 8 Steps

By David Wilson / April 2, 2021 /

People are an organization’s most important asset. It’s said all the time, but do companies actually do anything about it? Is it ever really looked at, paid attention to, reviewed, or measured? Can people be any more essential than the temporary employees of a staffing firm? They are “the” service is provided to the staffing…

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Why should you use social media recruiting?

By David Wilson / March 30, 2021 /

Using social media platforms to engage with potential job candidates has many advantages. Here are a few benefits of using social media for recruitment: It supports a two-way conversation Job seekers can quickly and easily get their questions answered in a comfortable, informal environment.It allows you to share information with a large pool of potential…

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What to do with a Bad Boss

By David Wilson / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on What to do with a Bad Boss

You’re weary. You’re frustrated. You’re unhappy. You’re demotivated. Your interaction with your boss leaves you cold. Your boss is a bully, intrusive, controlling, picky or petty. You are desperately wondering how you can professionally deal with a bad boss.Your boss takes credit for your work, never provides positive feedback, and misses each meeting that was…

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Staffing History

By David Wilson / March 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Staffing History

The need for staffing companies arose early alongside the growth of large corporations and the entrance of women into the workforce during World War II. For instance, three of the largest staffing companies — Manpower, Robert Half and Kelly Services — were started in the 1940s. They expanded quickly in response to the need for…

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5 Racially Offensive Phrases

By David Wilson / March 5, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Racially Offensive Phrases

The PR industry is charged with influencing and swaying media conversations on-air, online, and in print. As we face this generations’ largest civil rights moment, it’s our duty and responsibility to ensure our communication and the professional counsel we provide are respectful and culturally sensitive. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the PR industry is…

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Are you tired of interviews?

By David Wilson / February 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Are you tired of interviews?

The emotions you feel (and disguise) while having an interview is what affect your energy levels afterward. You are likely to be more alert, more focused, secretly anxious, and agitated. This has to do with being under scrutiny while trying to impress, all with something important at stake: a job you want. Interviews are the…

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What should you do if you’ve lost your job?

By David Wilson / February 12, 2021 / Comments Off on What should you do if you’ve lost your job?

1.Apply for unemployment benefits. 2.If you have emergency savings now’s the time to tap into it. 3.Look over your monthly expenses and find ways to cut back. 4.If you have a mortgage, inform your lender and servicer. 5.If you have student loans, suspend your payments. 6.Get in touch with your bank. 7.Stay away from payday…

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Why Unconscious Bias Training Should Not Just Be for Big Companies

By David Wilson / January 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Why Unconscious Bias Training Should Not Just Be for Big Companies

A man and his son are in a terrible car accident. The father dies, and the son is rushed to the emergency room in critical condition. In the operating room, the surgeon looks at the boy and exclaims, “I can’t operate on this boy, he is my son!” How can this be?If it took you…

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Job Search

By David Wilson / January 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Job Search

Take care of business Losing your job can be a shock to your system. In cases such as a layoff or furlough, knowing that it’s not personal can help ease the pain. While processing the situation may take some time, it’s best to keep a level head and take immediate steps to put yourself in…

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