How a Better Hiring Process Can Help You Retain Top Talent

01 / 09 / 18 | Employers


With the current unemployment rate at a record low of 4.1%, employers are at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and keeping top talent. Now that job seekers have the upper hand, companies are offering higher salaries and beefed up benefits in a bid to win new talent. Unfortunately, not all companies can afford to compete […]


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Top 7 High Demand Jobs in Washington State

12 / 05 / 17 | Candidates


Looking for a job in today’s market can be a bit of a challenge. Not only is the entire job market constantly evolving, but high demand jobs in Washington State may be vastly different than those high demand jobs in other states. Each state has its own job market strengths and weaknesses, but the one […]


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3 Simple Ways to Get Recruiters to Notice You

10 / 24 / 17 | Candidates


If you have been looking for a new job, you know all too well the competition can be fierce. Depending on which industry you are applying for, there could be hundreds of people applying for the same job. Standing out from the rest of the crowd and getting noticed by recruiters is very important. While […]


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The Impact of Potential Minimum Wage Increases on Small Businesses

01 / 06 / 17 | Employers


As the economy changes and evolves, we are beginning to see changes in the hiring process. Staffing agencies can help offset the higher costs of hiring new employees with the potential minimum wage increases. Introduction There is plenty of controversy surrounding the economic impact of raising the federal minimum wage. As we watch what happens […]


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10 of Today’s Common Human Resource Challenges

08 / 23 / 16 | Employers


Issues such as cash flow, competition, and revenue growth are top of mind for small business owners and their teams. Along with these challenges comes another area many companies struggle with: human resource management. Human resource management (HRM) includes: Job design and analysis Workforce planning Training and development Performance management Compensation and benefits Legal issues […]


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Top 6 Reasons You Should Be Hiring Veterans

07 / 26 / 16 | Employers


Our veterans train hard and work fearlessly to do their jobs and protect our freedoms, but they aren’t always given an equal opportunity to apply their skills in the civilian workforce when they return home. According to recent data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, 4.6 percent of all veterans, or […]


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5 Employee Onboarding Technology Solutions Your Company Needs to Be Using

06 / 16 / 16 | Employers


Employee retention is critical to a company’s bottom line. Keeping workers happy and loyal can save an employer money and help the business acquire top talent. With regular turnover, you are constantly having to pay for new recruiting, training and lost productivity. In fact, says the organizational costs of employee turnover are estimated to […]


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Don’t Hire the Way Your Competitors Do

08 / 25 / 15 | Employers


Long gone are the days of mandatory suit and tie. Coming into the office at a specific time each morning is old school. Millennials are the freest workforce in any period since the 1800s when over 50% of the U.S. population was self-employed. Autonomy. It’s the defining word that describes what more and more people […]


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