HR Issue #4: Our Productivity Is Down. How Do I Bump It Back Up?

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Month-end is quickly approaching and you’re frantically working to meet deadlines, but unfortunately your team is not following your example. As a manager, it can be exasperating to oversee a group of people who appear indifferent to their jobs. It’s your responsibility to find a way to inspire them to get back on their feet… Read more »

Myth 11: Recruiters Won’t Understand My Industry

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If you work with a generalist this one is actually true. One staffing firm cannot truly serve as an expert in every industry. Sure, the agency may have placed candidates in a wide-variety of areas, but that alone certainly does not certify them as a hiring authority in the field. Steer clear of firms claiming… Read more »

Myth 4: Recruiters are Just too Expensive

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Using an outside recruiter is certainly not cheap. However, keeping hiring internal can be just as expensive and ultimately even more costly. When properly executed, the candidate selection process takes time ─ and your time is valuable. If you factor in your time spent recruiting and the opportunity costs of that time, using an outside… Read more »

Myth 3: Recruiters Are in it For a Quick Fee

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It’s true ─ some recruiters are only focused on earning a quick profit. This mindset is certainly not shared by the majority of staffing professionals, but sadly, the few who operate this way tarnish the industry for everyone. There are definitely recruiters out there who scrape resumes and send them over to clients. Some source… Read more »