The Top 5 Candidate Complaints about the Hiring Process

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BY SHARLYN LAUBY, written for HR Insights As the labor market continues to become more competitive, companies are shifting their focus to the candidate experience. Organizations have always placed importance on their employment brand and what job seekers think about the business. However, it’s clear that today’s candidates have options, and companies need to step… Read more »

Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

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Everyone likes to feel appreciated and better yet, recognized for their hard work. When you recognize your employees and show your appreciation for their hard work, productivity increases and your reputation as an employer improves. Also, companies who recognize their employees experience a lower turnover rate. Here are some awesome ways to show your appreciation… Read more »

Internal or Agency Recruiting?

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The difference between in-house and staffing agency recruiting. Let’s start with a story. One of our recruiters, Kandace, took on a client who needed to fill a top management position. After talking with the client and discussing the position and their requirements, she set out to find someone to fit the description provided by the… Read more »

Employers: when should you consult a staffing agency?

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With the economy growing and the unemployment rate slowly diminishing, finding quality people to hire is getting more difficult. Hiring employees can be a hit or miss. You might even have a job posting up for several months before you receive a good candidate. In most cases, it’s in your best interest to hire through… Read more »

3 Things Candidates Really Want to Know about Your Company

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Whether they are very interested or unsure about the opportunity to work for your company, most candidates have an impression about your company before the initial interview. Nowadays, candidates have resources, like Glassdoor, to be able to research your company before they even meet you. For this reason, it’s important to “sell” your company. Explain… Read more »

How to {RETAIN} your Best Employees

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In the constant search for talent, don’t forget about the potential in your own organization. You might be overlooking talented individuals that are already in your company and these employees might be searching for other better-looking opportunities. Uncover the potential and motivate your employees. With these tips, you’ll not only minimize resignation letters, but you… Read more »

Skills to Pay the Bills: Why Skills Matter More Than Credentials When Hiring

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Article by Charles Coy, written for HR Insights  Pundits point to a dearth of skills in today’s workforce. But there’s another budding school of thought: recruiters are looking at the wrong qualifications when assessing job candidates. The classic resume—replete with GPAs and college credentials—is a thing of the past, some talent managers argue. Instead, recruiters… Read more »

Employer Tips: Advantages of Using a Recruiter

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With the economy growing and the unemployment rate slowly diminishing, finding quality people to hire is getting more difficult.  You have more important things to do than sorting through resumes. Find qualified, hard-working and dedicated individuals with our help. Here’s why you should. Find Candidates Quicker! Diversified Services has over 115,000 qualified candidates in our… Read more »