Job Hunting During the Holiday Season is a Smart Idea!

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While the holiday season may seem like a natural time to dial your job search back a notch, and it may feel appropriate to relax the pace between Thanksgiving and January, there are actually several advantages to doing the exact opposite. Consider the holidays a time to push your job search into high gear and… Read more »

Choosing the Right Staffing Firm: Considerations

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Staffing is always a high-stakes proposition, and as most business owners know, the stakes only rise when sales slow down and budgets tighten. The economy is recovering gradually, but as the speed of commerce slowly returns to normal, hiring managers are looking for ways to take some of the risk and cost out of staffing… Read more »

Stop Losing Your Best Candidates to Other Offers

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Now and then, every recruiter stands in the demoralizing position of losing a great candidate after the selection process, but before the position officially begins. Even the best hiring process sometimes allows a few top candidates to slip away. And great talent is always in demand, so the better the candidate, the more likely she… Read more »

Land a Great Job Even Without Experience

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You’re polishing your resume, scanning job boards, and reaching out to your contacts with all the confidence you can muster, but under your bold exterior, you’re a little bit worried. Since you’re new to the field, your experience just doesn’t measure up to that of your competitors. Are you right to be concerned? And if… Read more »

Plant Security and Wireless Networks

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During the last two decades, wireless networks have made astonishing inroads into standard warehouse operations. While advanced wireless communications systems were once on the cutting edge, they’ve now become mainstream and are often integral to functions like back office management, shipping, receiving, inventory control, and individual product tracking. Across every industry, from consumer electronics to… Read more »

Gain an Edge in Any Economy with Great Customer Service

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Times are tight, and across every industry, businesses are looking for ways to add strength to their revenue generators while cutting every possible cost that’s perceived as unnecessary. Depending on business owner styles and attitudes, resources dedicated to customer service tend to be viewed as either an asset or a liability. So where does your… Read more »

Looking For Ways to Attract Top Candidates? Offer Housing!

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While city planners work to locate hospitals in areas that provide the greatest access for vendors and patients, hospital administrators look for ways to ease access for employees. Often, these two goals work at cross purposes. Hospitals are often situated in metropolitan centers, which means employees face the challenge of finding downtown housing or dealing… Read more »

Six Questions Accounting Job Seekers Should Ask

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At the end of almost every interview in almost every industry sector, interviewers typically turn the tables and give candidates an opportunity to ask questions of their own. This is framed as a way to provide the candidate with necessary information about the job and the company. But in the accounting field, this portion of… Read more »

Can a “War For Talent” Mindset Hurt Your Business?

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About a decade ago, a few business management bestsellers began promoting a popular approach to hiring and staffing that became known as the “war for talent” philosophy. According to the logic of this approach, talent acquisition is based on simple principles, and the best way to optimize human capital is to 1.) find and recruit… Read more »