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4 Tips for Making a Good Impression with Your Job Candidate

May 18, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

Recently in the news, we’ve heard of a job candidate being turned down for an interview because they asked the salary range, and as a long-time staffing agency in our industry, we’ve seen a lot, too. While the search for culture-fit employees is important and may be attractive to younger generation job seekers, it may not be the best PR for your company. These steps, along with some other candidate filtering strategies, makes for a poor job applicant experience and impression. Your reputation matters, so here are four suggestions for keeping your recruiting PR in check.  ..

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3 Job-Search Moves to Avoid

May 11, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

Looking for employment isn’t typically an enjoyable task, so reducing the amount of time spent on it is valuable. However, there may be a few things you are doing as a job seeker that are sabotaging your efforts, which can extend your job search and reduce your chances of finding your next job. As a provider for staffing solutions, we help people avoid the pitfalls. Here’s a look at three of the worst ones. ..

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How to Get an Interview In 30 Seconds

Apr 19, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

A good resume and cover letter will catch the eye of a potential employer, hiring agent, or recruiter in 30 seconds or less. People trained in providing staffing solutions for their companies will scan for specific items in resumes; they don’t have the time to connect the dots between what you are saying and what they are seeking. Simply said, if it doesn’t include the terms, qualifications, requirements, and skills they are wanting to see in an easy-to-read way, you will not get an interview.  ..

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New Graduate Tips for Successful Interviewing

Apr 12, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

A job interview can be scary for both the interviewee and the interviewer. Being prepared, however, is the best way to overcome those nerves and represent yourself in the best light. The people conducting the interviews are doing their very best to sort through the candidates to find the best fit for the positions as well as staffing solutions that fit the corporate culture. By understanding their perspective, you will not only land the perfect job; you will be more satisfied with the position.  ..

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How is the Job Market in Colorado?

Mar 21, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

The Denver Business Journal reported in December 2016 that Denver is ranked second nationally for job seekers. This means the job market in Colorado is hotter than ever. The ranking was determined based on the combination of unemployment rate, employed population growth and median full-time earnings. Both Denver and Aurora made the list of top 20 (Source: DBJ Job Market in Colorado is Red Hot).  ..

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6 Common Ways to Fill an Employment Vacancy

Mar 13, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

When new job vacancies arise, companies often faces challenges with filling those slots. The process of hiring can be overwhelming and tiring, and yet it is a normal, expected and regular situation for business. Turn-over is costly financially. It all adds up -- placing ads, time spent sorting through applicants, hiring, on-boarding and training. That’s why finding efficient and cost effective ways to fill vacancies are critical.  ..

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Reasons to Conduct Background Checks and Drug Testing

Feb 21, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

Whether you are an employer or employee, understanding the value and application of background checks and drug testing is critical. Without proper knowledge, you could be breaking the law. Without performing them, you could be putting yourself, your organization or your customers at risk. There must be a balance on both sides to protect your interests properly while also respecting your potential hires and employee’s privacy.  ..

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4 Signs That It’s Time to Leave a Change Job

Feb 14, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

The average employee changes jobs on average about 12 times in his or her life, with nearly half of those being between the ages of 18 to 24 (Source: The Balance). The era of lifelong careers has faded. With more baby boomers leaving and more millennials arriving into the job market over the next decade, we can expect to see even more of this and the growing need for staffing solutions, unless employers act and learn how to motivate employees to stay.
Can you identify with these four reasons why people leave their employment?   ..

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6 Skills to Help You Land a Job in the Medical Field

Jan 19, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

Medical careers are a constant necessity. As long as human bodies need care, there will need to be those who can care for them. A job in the medical field is reliable and diverse, and it encompasses everything from front desk customer service to medical administrative jobs, to medical support staff and doctors. Some careers require specialized training including degrees, certificates and licenses, while others require soft or general skills. Regardless of the type of position, for a job in the medical field, employers will be looking for these top six skills: ..

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Hiring a Multigenerational Workforce

Jan 12, 2017 Pam Fritzler Comments (0)

Do you know how to find the best skill sets in each generation? The truth is while we may of us understand our own generation, we may overlook the values, beliefs, and motivations of another. With a four-generation workforce, we could unknowingly have a generational bias and that can affect how we hire people. Companies that use a staffing agency in Colorado can avoid this generational bias by screening for specific skills, regardless of other factors. However, the multigenerational workforce requires an understanding so we can properly attract, motivate, train, and retain our employees. ..

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