How To Improve Employee Retention

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By Felecia Brasfield Workers across the board are leaving their jobs at an alarmingly high rate.  According to the US Department of Labor over 11.5 million Americans quit their job during the second quarter of 2021. Interestingly, the highest resignation rates are among those 30 to 45 years old. In order to improve your employee… Read more »

How To Mentor Effectively

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By Felecia Brasfield The opportunity to mentor someone at your workplace will present itself at some point and it is important to be prepared. Understanding what it means to mentor and what constitutes an effective mentoring relationship will lay a solid foundation for a successful connection and help you mentor effectively. In its simplest terms,… Read more »

Post-COVID Recruiting Trends

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By Loyd McIntosh Now that 2020 is behind us and, with any luck, the worst of the coronavirus pandemic on the wane, people will be anxious to get out of the house and back to work. That means everything will be going back to normal soon, correct? Not so fast! Even with people returning to… Read more »

5 Reasons To Hire A Staffing Agency Now

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BY LEE HURLEY UNCERTAINTY  Even before the COVID-19 virus turned the world upside down there was a reported high degree of job uncertainty. While unemployment rates were at record lows, globalization and disruptive technologies created challenges for many workers and recruiters. Now those terms are meaningless compared to this pandemic which has slowed economic output to… Read more »

What is a Worker Desert?

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What is a worker desert and  how are companies adapting? By Lee Hurley It’s not a little ironic that a good economy has caused such a challenging issue: finding qualified employees to fill open jobs. The term “worker desert” is now being used to describe the problem. According to varying reports, there are more than… Read more »

How to gear up for seasonal hiring

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By Joe Crowe  Getting ready for the holiday season can be a mixture of chaos, panic, and anxiety. However, meeting your seasonal hiring needs does not have to be as stressful as Black Friday at midnight. Here are some ways to prepare your company for your seasonal hiring needs Bring them in early Get an… Read more »

How to Attract Talent in Today’s Economy

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By Rick Geiger It’s not 2011 anymore. Shocking, right? It seems like just yesterday it was easy to attract talent with skilled, educated, and motivated job hiding around every corner. Hiring was fun. The fish were jumping into the boat! Now? Not so much. So, what happened? Well, you know what happened. The economy improved,… Read more »