Jan 19, 2018 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
Last year saw several changes in labor laws, most notably an increase in minimum wage. How do these changes affect the job market and job seekers in Denver?
Let's look at what has gone into effect and what can be expected in the future.
Dec 28, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
For most people, the new year brings New Year's resolutions. If you've been considering finding a new job as yours, here are a few ways to make your resolution stick and your job change successful. ..Read More
Dec 21, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
For those who hire employees in Denver, the hope is that they
are choosing the not just the right people for the specific jobs, but those who will be the right types of employees overall. You hope that through
your questions in the interview process, you will discover that the candidates are honest, dependable, on time and team players. However, you typically
don't truly discover this information until after they are hired. While this can be true, there are ways to increase your chances of finding the right
type of employee.
Nov 28, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
When you think about Denver job recruiters, or even potential employers for that matter, do you see them as customers? Or do you see yourself as that? If you aren’t seeing them as someone who is “buying” from you, you may be missing the big question they are thinking, even if they don’t ask it. While you may believe they are trying to trick you up with interview questions and screening tools, they are just wanting to get to this question: “What’s in it for me?” ..Read More
Nov 14, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
Especially in retail jobs, we often hear and see the need for temporary employees during peak seasons such as the holidays. However, in an office setting, it may be harder to determine when you need a direct hire or permanent employee versus a temporary one. ..Read More
Oct 25, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
In January 2018, Colorado’s minimum wage will be increasing to $9.30 hour. This will have an impact on Colorado jobs especially in fields that rely heavily on minimum wage workers, such as in food service, janitorial, and personal care services (Source: PEW Research). Colorado jobs in cannabis are also increasing and are projected to surpass manufacturing jobs by 2020, according to Forbes Magazine. ..Read More
Oct 17, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
Employee onboarding has been a topic addressed by HR professionals likely since the department was established. Questions around human capital management will continue to evolve as technology, laws, and employee characteristics change. Such timeless questions include: ..Read More
Sep 20, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
Never has it been more critical to recruit and retain the right employees than in our current job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Colorado is ranked first in lowest unemployment rates. Employees who want to be working are, which also means they aren’t looking. Meanwhile, employers still have vacancies to fill. Many employers are choosing to work with a Colorado staffing company to support their needs while also making internal changes to create the right environment to keep staff. ..Read More
Sep 11, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)
In the last several years, Denver’s population growth has exploded and several things are still falling into place as adjustments are being made. Some of those include housing, transportation, and jobs. Employees relocating from other states hear our job economy is strong, and it is. However, in April 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a mere 2.1 percent unemployment rate was reported. This means nearly everyone who wants to be working is, and yet, employers are having a hard time finding quality candidates to fill additional vacancies. Denver staffing agencies are working hard to make the match. Why the gap? We think it has a lot to do with expectations. ..Read More