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There are inherent risks when hiring a new employee. What if they’re not qualified in the way you thought they would be? What if they don’t get along with the rest of the team? There’s a lot to think about when bringing a new candidate onboard. At Employment Solutions we cultivate partnerships that encourage open… Read more »

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As the American economy rebounds from the financial crisis of 2008, you’ll start to see millennials advance in the workplace and how they work differently than those that came before them. Confident Use of Technology This is the most obvious reason when hiring millennials for management roles. They tend to be more technically savvy than… Read more »

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At Employment Solutions, we often talk about the difference between leaders who inspire their teams, and those who just manage departments. Businesses sorely need the kind of leaders who can bring a company forward, rather than just working a desk. Get Involved One of the biggest ways to lead by action is to be constantly… Read more »

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 What goes into learning the ropes as a leader and developing the skills that you need to grow within an organization? Learn About Leadership You can’t ignore the results people get from reading leadership books, videos or accessing other resources that demonstrate how others have been successful. Collect a few books, videos, websites, blog posts… Read more »

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Before you dimiss millenials, it’s important to remember that this generation has already shaped our lives. The millenial world is open, connected and diverse. Understanding the future of your company means understanding this generation. Create a Great Corporate Culture One of the most overarching headlines from research into the job habits of millennials is that… Read more »

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A job fair is a great opportunity for networking, but it also can be a chaotic, hectic mess. Learn how to represent yourself in ways that will make you memorable. 1. Bring Information About Yourself It’s surprising how many people show up and give a blank look when asked for a copy of their resume,… Read more »

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You’ve just signed the terms agreement with a reputable staffing firm.  Now, it’s time to leave it up to the professionals, right?    That’s what most companies do. But at Employment Solutions, we think there’s more to consider. In Laszlo Bock’s book, Work Rules!, he states, “A handful of firms have been particularly helpful over the years,… Read more »

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For anybody who’s still wondering whether their company should have a social media policy to determine what happens online, the answer is a resounding “yes!”   Here are some reasons to have a social media policy in the office to handle all of the digital communications that go on within a company. Company Reputation (and… Read more »

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Here’s a question that sometimes comes up in HR — should human resources departments be notifying candidates that didn’t get the job? In our experience as a temporary staffing services provider, yes, they should. But the question becomes more complicated when you look at the pros and cons of investing in a courtesy email for your… Read more »