Virtual Assistants Offer Cost-Effective Solutions to Small Business Owners
As we continue to look at non-traditional sources as part of your talent strategy, today our focus is on Virtual Assistants (VAs). While this is a thriving industry, some business owners are still unfamiliar with how a virtual assistant can benefit a business.
Skilled, well trained virtual assistants can provide specialized services, increase your efficiency, and reduce your costs.
Virtual Assistants Offer More Than Clerical Skills
Virtual Assistants - sometimes referred to as "freelance…
Expanding Your Talent Pool with Internships and Apprenticeships
As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, let's focus on how two non-traditional staffing options - internships and apprenticeships – may benefit your business. By investing your time and resources in these in these programs as part of your talent strategy, you are expanding your talent pool and solve your staffing needs. Let’s look at these opportunities.
Internships Are More Than Just Summer Jobs
Internships allow you to get to know a potential candidate and how they wo…
Take These Easy Steps Before Recruiting for Your Next Job Opening
Let’s face it, people resign from their positions when you least expect it. HR or the talent acqusition team will typically receive a call on a Friday afternoon that a position needs to be filled. “How fast can you get someone in here?” Then you pull out your superhero cape and start looking for the perfect candidate.
How Best Can You Prepare Ahead for Those Staffing Needs?
Preparing in advance for these requests is possible and advisable. The best way to do so is to have a hiring strate…
Going Beyond the Basic Job Boards Will Help You Find High-Quality Candidates
In this current job market, business owners find themselves with an ever-shrinking pool of potential candidates to choose from. The high-quality people you would like to bring onto your team are harder to find and have more options. What can you, a business owner do to find, and win, those quality applicants? A great first step is to think beyond the typical online job boards.
The Basics. They are Still Important.
For many employers, the “go-to” place to search for potential new hires ha…
Now is the Time to Develop Your Hiring Strategy for 2021 and Beyond
The COVID-19 pandemic is, we hope, coming to a point where we can start moving towards “normal.” It is clear that “normal” is going to be different than it was pre-pandemic, but we can get back to business. With that in mind, it is time to look at your business and decide what your hiring strategy needs to look like. Will you have a full staff returning to your offices? Or will they continue to work remotely? Maybe it will be a hybrid version of the two? With that, staffing needs are likely to…
Advancing Your NDT Career in the New Normal
By Jill Lutz and Christopher Brenchley
Even before COVID-19 changed the employment landscape for practically everyone, finding a job within the skilled industrial trades has been evolving for quite some time. With the growing use of applicant tracking systems (ATS) in many mid- to large-sized companies, applying for and landing the next best job can be challenging if prospective candidates aren’t using technology to their advantage. According to research conducted by the résumé optimization pla…
How do I Find Amazing Employees for My Small Business?
Are you a small business owner who needs to hire amazing employees who will fit into your business culture and help you drive success? Consider outsourcing this important part of your business to a dedicated talent management company!
Many mid-sized businesses and large corporations have dedicated human resources staff that take care of recruiting and talent management every day. Small business owners lack this luxury. As a growing business, here are four reasons why you should outsource th…