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7 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

Turnover is a common problem in workplaces. Why are employees leaving? There could be several reasons why employees leave, but here are ways for you as an employer to increase retention and make your company a place to stay. Right Employees for the Right Culture Employee happiness starts with hiring the right employees for the… Read more »

Counteroffers: To Accept or To Decline?

We’ve all been in the position where we feel we need to leave our current job for a new position. It might be for better growth opportunity, better work/life balance, or simply, better pay. You may do everything by the book; job searching and interviewing for positions on your own time. You might even schedule… Read more »

How to Decide Between Great Candidates

Congratulations! Think about it: Having two awesome candidates to choose between for a position is a nice problem to have. It’s often hard to find a perfect hire, so having a choice is rare. However, when you do have this problem, it’s a very difficult choice. Now’s the time to ask yourself some difficult questions.… Read more »

8 Quick Tips for Distraction-Free Productivity

With our need to always be connected, distraction is everywhere. However, here are some tips to eliminate distraction to be more productive. 1.    Don’t Check Email First Thing It’s a slippery slope. You can get stuck responding to emails and addressing little concerns as your to-do list sits collecting dust. Start off your morning by… Read more »

Tips for Successfully Onboarding New Employees

  Properly onboarding new hires can be one of the most difficult parts of hiring. We can help you find and hire the perfect candidate, but when it comes to keeping them in your company, that’s up to you. It starts with a successful onboarding experience. Before Day One Send Paperwork Once the employee accepts… Read more »

Top 5 Soft Skills & How to Evaluate Them Before Hire

It’s important to find the right candidate to fit the role as well as the company’s culture. It’s not only about the candidate’s personality and technical skills, but their soft skills are a very important aspect in determining whether the candidate will fit in within your company. Behavioral prompts and questions are designed and used… Read more »

8 Tips for Balancing Work & Life

It’s not a myth that balancing work life and personal life makes people happier and more productive overall. It’s a satisfying feeling when all aspects of your life is balanced. Manage your overall work/life balance with these tips. Just remember, it may not be the easiest of adjustments, but they are worth it. Schedule your… Read more »

Internal or Agency Recruiting?

The difference between in-house and staffing agency recruiting. Talent Quality Staffing agencies have the best advantage at recruiting the top performers. While an internal recruiter might want to obtain quality talent, staffing agencies have to. Our overall success as a staffing agency depends on recruiting quality candidates, so our recruiters will go the extra mile… Read more »

Interview DON’T: “No Call, No Show”

A “no call, no show” is when a person doesn’t notify a hiring manager or employer that they won’t be attending a scheduled interview or work day. This perhaps is one of the biggest pet peeves for a manager and can do a lot of damage to one’s professional image. The Damaging Results When you… Read more »

Screening Candidates for Cultural Fit

You can certainly sum up a candidate’s experience by the contents of their resume, but you won’t be able to determine their cultural fit until a face-to-face interview. This is one of the reasons why d. Diversified Services meets with every candidate before submitting them to our clients. We want to make sure we provide… Read more »