How to Attract Employees Post-Covid

Photo of Woman attracting new employee in post-Covid world

I had a client recently complain about his prospects demanding to work remotely. He liked the culture he’d built and didn’t like the hassle that came with keeping employees remote. But he couldn’t find anyone with the qualifications that would come to the office as much as he wanted. I had to point out that…

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How to Hire Remote Workers

A friend of mine hired his first remote worker recently. The prospect was great on paper and passed all the assessment tests. They should have been a great employee. But being fully remote, she wasn’t a part of last-minute meetings. She didn’t keep up with the day-to-day changes in the business or build relationships with…

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How to Use a Staffing Agency

Here’s a sad story about a business owner who burned an hour of precious time — for nothing. He met with a recruiter to discuss an opening at his company.  They met for an hour. The recruiter pulled some resumes from her pile. None of them fit.  Not even close “It was like we weren’t…

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How to Recruit Employees Through Social Media

Image of Employee Searching for Job on Social Media

Before we hired her, one of our employees used to be flooded with LinkedIn job opportunities.  I asked her: How many employers approached you on LinkedIn before we hired you?. She pulled out her phone and kept scrolling. The average was 30 a day. She ignored almost every one.  The Big Myth: “If You Post…

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Why Should I Use a Staffing Agency to Find a Job?

Employee Getting the job

You’re looking for a job, and — at least on paper — you look like all of those others who posted their resume to the online job boards.  How do you get that employer to click your application instead of the hundreds (maybe thousands) of others they get every day? Some turn to so-called “temp…

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The #1 Reason That Good Employees Quit

I had a conversation with a former client the other day. We’d been working with him for two years. Most employees we sent to his business burned out quickly Finally, I said enough. I met with the owner. He blamed financial and production problems. I offered a different explanation. “You want to know the #1…

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How to Recruit Entry-Level Employees in a Changing Job Market

Photo: How to Recruit Entry Level Employees

My friend Sue recently asked me to help her attract qualified job applicants for her business. She had plenty of entry-level openings for factory jobs. But she couldn’t fill them.  She used tactics that worked in the past. They didn’t work any more.  She turned to four recruiting agencies to show her how to recruit…

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Why Good Employees Leave

I recently hired a new recruiter who quit after just one week. I had high hopes for this person. They were experienced in the industry in general, and I have a ton of experience in the area I was deploying them into. I even brought on another employee to create a guide based on our…

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How to Find Good Employees Who Become Great

Photo of employer who wants to know how to find good employees

A few years ago, a senior partner at a law firm called me because he wasn’t sure how to find good employees. The firm had been searching in vain for a lawyer who checked all the boxes. After getting nowhere in their search, they turned to me. As they described the person they wanted, I…

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How To Hire Employees – Get the Right Person the First Time

How to Hire the Right Employee the First Time

I know a business owner who touted his ability to hire employees based just on their resumes.  “If the resume checks the right boxes, they’re right for the job,” he told me.  He thought he was being efficient. I knew he was being short-sighted.  He didn’t connect the dots between his hiring “efficiency” and his…

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Snelling Staffing Awarded Inavero’s Best Of Staffing® Client Satisfaction Award In Sixth Consecutive Year

Snelling Wins Best of Staffing Award

Snelling, a leading provider of staffing and recruiting services, announces that it earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® 2018 Client Diamond Award. Each year, Inavero’s Best of Staffing® recognizes staffing firms with proven superior service quality. The Best of Staffing® awards recognize staffing industry leaders in client satisfaction based on client ratings and feedback.

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The Impact of Mentoring Programs in the Workplace

The Impact of Mentoring Programs

In every field, a mentor can be the difference-maker in a career. The majority of accomplished professionals can point to a specific person who invested time, energy, and support in helping them navigate the workplace. An effective mentorship program allows business leaders to capitalize on their greatest resource – their employees. Strategically developing both new…

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Six Key Benefits to Workplace Diversity

Workplace diversity is much more than just a buzzword – it’s a major factor of success in the modern business landscape. To be profitable in a diverse, globalized marketplace, savvy businesses are making efforts to look more like the community around them. It’s not just about building a diverse workforce, however. To truly benefit from the…

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Quick Tips For Workplace Organization

Quick Tips for Workplace Organization

When it comes to productivity, a little organization in your workspace can go a long way. Here are a few quick tips to help you get organized at work. PLAN FOR SUCCESS Define Your Goals: Getting started on the path to organization can be overwhelming. Start by creating a written list of your top priorities. Once…

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Four Ways A Staffing Agency Can Take Your Business To The Next Level

Staffing Agencies and Business Success

It’s no secret that good talent is hard to find – especially in today’s market. According to the latest data out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate currently hovers around 4%. In fact, a remarkable 12 STATES RECORDED THEIR LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES EVER in 2017. In a hiring landscape where talent is scarce, companies…

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