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Hire Better With Data-Driven Recruiting
According to a LinkedIn study, companies who use data-driven recruiting strategies hire twice as fast. In a market where time is of the essence, and it feels like hiring is never fast enough, the ability to hire twice as fast as your competitors is a major differentiator. Data-driven recruiting can level up your organization. More importantly, you can use data to make decisions based on actual information rather than hedging your bets on intuition. Looking for a roadmap to setting up your data-driven recruitment strategy? We’ve got you covered. Subscribe now to get the roadmap and more!
Resume Formatting When Using Job Boards that Parse
Sometimes applying for a job can feel like a full-time job. It doesn’t have to be that way! Indeed is a giant in the job board world and we want to give you some quick pointers. In this post, we’ll cover resume formatting, what to include on your resume, how to answer screener questions and more. Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter for a FREEBIE checklist. This checklist also includes an example of what a resume looks like to hiring authorities when it’s properly formatted vs. improperly formatted.
Pro Tips for Partnering with Employment Staffing Agencies
So you’re ready to enlist the help of an employment staffing agency. Where do you start? We’ll give you a quick rundown of what you need to get started with most agencies. In addition, we’ll provide you with a free Employer Pro Tip Checklist & Guide for Partnering with an Agency when you subscribe to our list!
Employment Staffing Agency Tips for your Office’s Slow Season
Every company goes through workload cycles and for every business it looks different. There are busy seasons and slower seasons. Being productive during busy times is the easy part because there’s no shortage of work. But how can you maximize your organization’s productivity during the slower times? It’s during these times that employees also tend to slow down. Here, LeadingEdge Employment Staffing Agency shares some tips on making the most of your office’s slow season.
Temp Agencies Explain the Advantage of Hiring Quality Temp Workers
Bringing on new staff members is a tough task for any San Antonio or Austin business owner. You need to make sure that you always have the ideal number of employees to balance productivity and profit. This can make it hard when you need someone short term or for seasonal work. That’s where temp agencies come in. They can help solve any logistical issues with staffing and provide you with quality workers who can help you succeed. They offer many options, such as temp to hire staffing, so you can be flexible and efficient with your staffing budget. There are other benefits as well, especially if you hire quality workers through a temp agency. Here are some of those benefits.
Greatest Weakness: Tips on Answering This Question
We all have them: weaknesses. It’s no wonder that one of the hardest interview questions to answer is “What is your greatest weakness?”. While we’re not fond of thinking about our weaknesses, taking a personal inventory is a critical first step in any job search. The biggest weakness question doesn’t have to be a barrier to your dream job- as long as you know how to answer this question correctly.
It’s never easy to discuss our flaws. The job search process can feel like such a vulnerable time too! Sometimes this question can feel like a trap but it and prove an excellent way to show your ability to be honest and grow. There’s much to be learned about a candidate by their answer to this question. So, don’t be offended or afraid to tackle this topic head-on. Let’s dig in and strategize on best practices for answering: “what’s your biggest weakness?”
Job Placement Services Can Help Your Hiring Chances!
Job placement services exist to help people find work. They are hired by companies to help them find suitable candidates. It is their job to find qualified employees for the businesses that hire them. So, it’s safe to assume that they know what it takes to get hired. This means, they also know what types of things turn employers off. If you’re looking to find work this year, it’s crucial that you follow the advice of your employment agency. Here’s what you should avoid.
How to Make Your Temp Agency Hire Feel Welcome
Most businesses in San Antonio and Austin employ a mixture of full-time and part-time workers. More and more, temp workers are becoming a major part of staffing for companies all over the area. These temp agency workers might only be on your team for a short period of time, but you need them to be productive members of the team. However, because they are classified as “temporary”, they can sometimes feel like outsiders, which could cause issues that affect their productivity. It’s important to make anyone who is hired from a part-time employment agency feel welcome and a part of the team. Here are some tips on how you can do this.
Staffing My Team: Can’t I Do This on My Own?
I know what you’re thinking. We hear it all the time. Can’t I just handle staffing for my team on my own? The answer is yes- you can do this on your own. But, why would you want to?
Your time is so valuable and you have a multitude of things on your plate. Things like open enrollment, payroll, compliance, and the list go on and on. According to TotalJobs, the HR Elite spends 6.4% of their time recruiting. What if you could get that time back? When you partner with the right staffing firm, you can get assistance to help you recruit for your positions, which frees you up for other projects related to employee relations and retention programs.
Staffing: By the Numbers
Staffing in Austin and San Antonio is hard! And we all know that sorting through hundreds of resumes submitted through job boards can be cumbersome, costly and time-consuming. According to a Glassdoor survey, the average job receives 250 applications and leads to 4-6 interviews. In the staffing world, we understand your pain points on a larger scale! Working with a staffing agency allows you to quickly filter through applications and receive pre-qualified talent who is actively interested in interviewing for your position.