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6 Ways a Contract Position Improves Your Work and Your Life!

More companies are using contract staffing solutions for their cost-savings and quick onboarding benefits—on the flip side, you can use these contract work opportunities as positive experiences. Here are some benefits of flexible work positions that can actually help move your career in an upward direction: 1) use short-term assignments to sharpen your current skills and… Read more »

How to Craft a Strong Change Narrative for Your Company

When your company is undergoing major change, it can be a tough transition for everyone, especially your organization’s employees. After all, they may be wondering how the company’s transformations will affect them, their roles, responsibilities, co-workers, leadership and other aspects of their lives in the coming months. Click to watch the video. To help dispel… Read more »

Video Job Interview Tips for Job Seekers

In today’s job interview environment, more companies are using video technology to conduct more job interviews due to time and money savings. You may be asked to participate in a video interview for screening purposes, or to interview in front of a panel of decision makers. Whatever the situation when interviewing by video, there are… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Using Video to Interview Candidates in Your Business

The hiring process for just one job opening in your organization can consume a lot of your hiring managers’ time. Using video as a tool to conduct candidate job interviews (especially in the early stages) can help decrease the overall amount of time your HR and hiring teams spend in the hiring process–thus saving money.… Read more »

4 Strategies to Communicate Change Effectively and Motivate Employees

Change in an organization is never an easy transition. Many times, executives don’t communicate changes to their employees in a timely manner. Either they don’t think it is important enough, or they just don’t know how to do it. This can leave employees with an “uneasy” feeling that leads to also feeling undervalued. A Quantum… Read more »

Change Management: 3 Strategies to Help Your Business Make Effective Changes

Setting up the Change Management Process for Success Imagine this scenario: your company is preparing for organizational change now or in the coming months. Maybe you need to restructure in order to drive greater productivity and revenue. Perhaps change management is necessary at your firm to complete a large merger or acquisition; regardless of the… Read more »

Tips to Help Employers and Candidates Navigate Wage Laws in the Hiring Process

The wage gap between men and women in the workplace was the catalyst for business owners and lawmakers alike to implement policies that guard against unconscious biases through initiatives such as the Equal Pay Act and Can’t Ask Salary laws. While these protections provide a good baseline, the following strategies can serve as a helpful… Read more »

Retaining the Best Talent: 10 Questions a Boss Should Ask Every Team Member

You’ve worked hard to find and get the “top” talent you need to produce results. Don’t sit back and get too comfortable; now you have to make sure you retain those “A” players on your team.  It’s in your best interest to engage with them and find out what makes them passionate about life and… Read more »

4 Easy Tips to Implement an Effective Contingent Workforce Recruitment Strategy

According to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Workforce Solutions Buyer Survey 2018, respondents report that 22 percent of their staff is currently contingent and project that by 2028 that figure will rise to 30 percent. As the blended workforce continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly important to perfect your company’s recruitment strategies to consistently hire strong… Read more »

“Top” 5 Employment Trends Businesses Should Expect This Year

2018 WAS A YEAR THAT WON’T BE FORGOTTEN, particularly for U.S. employers. Over 2 million jobs were created, pushing unemployment to a historic low of just 3.7 percent. This jobless rate, last witnessed back in the 1960s, made it difficult for many companies to bring in highly-skilled permanent and contract talent. This hiring dynamic is expected to continue in 2019,… Read more »