Three tips for recruiters to identify poor workers before you place them.
As a staffing professional, a client is trusting you to identify the potential candidates who will demonstrate strong performance in a given role. You're given a lot of responsibility and are a key player in the hiring process. As you are often the first line of defense against a poor hiring decision, you've got to [...]
Top three things to avoid in your staffing and recruiting office
We all have our vices and little character flaws that can come out in the work place, but what actions can get you in the most hot water or interrupt your productivity? As a staffing and recruiting professional, you are working under constant deadlines so any unnecessary fluff that isn't contributing to your happiness or [...]
Are you a likeable person?
Are you striking the power pose in every meeting? While it might be great for your own self-confidence, it may not be the best way to boost your business. People enjoy interacting with likeable individuals. If you're a strong, professional recruiter who gets the job done and is also likeable, you're more likely to get [...]
Initial jobless claims slightly rise
Preliminary unemployment data shows that jobless claims have slightly risen in the past week. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in the week ending April 13, 2013, the figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 352,000 – an increase of 4,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 348,000. While these numbers are still [...]
Are you failing to look at the long-term unemployed?
New research is corroborating a long-held anecdote that those individuals who have been out of work for a considerable time are less desirable by hiring managers and recruiters. As a staffing professional, do you ask yourself why you may be passing up a person who is part of the massive group of Americans who fall [...]
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