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Job applicants make decisions about your company based on how you treat them. While it may be easiest to end communication with all applicants once you’ve made your selection, it’s certainly not the wisest choice. Ending contact after the interview translates to: we don’t care about you. And who wants to work for a company that… Read more »

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Reviewing a staffing agency’s metrics will determine the balance of quantity, quality, accuracy, and speed they provide. One metric to examine is fill-rate. Knowing these 4 types of fill-rates will help you narrow down what’s important to your company and partner with an agency that aligns with your objectives. 1. Time-to-Fill-Rate This will measure, in days, how long… Read more »

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Reviewing a staffing agency’s metrics will determine the balance of quantity, quality, accuracy, and speed they provide. One metric to examine is fill-rate. Knowing these 4 types of fill-rates will help you narrow down what’s important to your company and partner with an agency that aligns with your objectives.   1. Time-to-Fill-Rate This will measure, in days, how… Read more »

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At Employment Solutions, we prefer pre-work over re-work. Do your homework before partnering with a staffing agency. Undertanding your hiring needs may set you back a few days, but it will ensure fewer bumps down the road. After reading our blog post: How To Find a Staffing Expert In Your Industry, you’ve been able to narrow… Read more »

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In this industry there’s a wide variety of staffing agencies and solutions to choose from. They are all founded on their own business and operational philosophies, and managed by people with their individual beliefs, perceptions and definitions of success. 2 Schools of Thought Most agencies are either Sales Minded or Operations Minded. But how can you tell… Read more »

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Among the Traditionalists, Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y, there are preferred styles of communication in the workplace. What’s your style? Take our quiz to learn more. Let’s see how you do with our multigenerational communication quiz… ready? 1. You’d like to ask a colleague to get coffee with you today, but their office is… Read more »

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Today companies are using bright colors, graphics, and stunning work space pictures to grab a candidate’s attention. You don’t have access to a graphic designer? No problem. All you’ll need is your keyboard. Most candidates are going to be reading your awesome job description on their smart phones, so keep it short. 1. Cut down… Read more »

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Over time, you learn to conduct better interviews, battle turnover and establish morale on a team or in a department. But what about the other side of the hiring process — what about the employees you don’t hire? Here’s advice for informing both the successful applicant, those who didn’t get the job, and handling the… Read more »

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The direct answer is, yes. Most businesses can’t survive without one, but with that said, there are some really good ways that a LinkedIn account can profit nearly any kind of enterprise. Getting the Word Out A lot of business use a company LinkedIn page to show off new products, new contracts or other news… Read more »