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How to Write Job Descriptions that Recruit Quality Employees

Posted by David Ballinger on Jan 14, 2019 8:57:42 AM

When it's time to fill an open position at your company, it's up to you to write the job description. Job descriptions seem fairly straightforward — and they are — but a poorly written job description will result in unsuitable applicants and could ultimately lead to a poor hiring decision. 

Here are some tips to help you craft a well-written job description that will get you the employees you're looking for.

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Tags: Staffing & Hiring

Questions to ask an HR provider in Upstate, SC before outsourcing

Posted by David Ballinger on Jul 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you're looking into outsourcing an HR provider for your company in Upstate South Carolina, this is a necessary time to ask essential questions.

Here are a few basic questions you should be asking potential consulting companies before you decide to outsource them for your HR needs.

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Tags: Staffing & Hiring, Human Resources

Signs a job applicant is serious, despite a less-than-perfect resume

Posted by David Ballinger on May 15, 2018 7:08:00 AM

When you’re looking to add staff to your company, it can be tricky to find someone with the right qualifications who will also fit well into your company culture. If you have an influx of resumes for an open position, you may find yourself trying to sort through them as quickly as possible, eliminating any that aren’t a 100% perfect fit.

But keep in mind that sometimes a resume doesn’t tell the full story. In some cases, a resume may not be stellar, but the worker it represents is in fact a star player.  

Here are a few potential signs of a great worker hidden behind an imperfect resume:

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Tags: Human Resources, Staffing & Hiring

How to tell if a job applicant is a good fit for your culture

Posted by David Ballinger on Feb 6, 2018 9:03:00 AM

When you’re looking to hire a long-term, key player for your company, you want to select that person very carefully. It’s not just about whether they have the right skills and experience, but whether they fit well with your company’s overall values and personality—in other words, your culture.

So how do you make sure your new applicant will be a good fit?

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Tags: Human Resources, Staffing & Hiring

Why are we getting so many applicants that are poor fits?

Posted by David Ballinger on Jan 30, 2018 10:28:00 AM

Finding quality applicants for your company is time-consuming work—especially if you’re looking to hire a large number of workers at once. So it’s extremely frustrating to sift through hundreds of resumes or make time for interviews, only to find out the people applying for your open position(s) aren’t even close to what you were looking for!

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Tags: Human Resources, Staffing & Hiring

Why should we use a staffing agency if we have HR?

Posted by David Ballinger on Jan 25, 2018 11:18:17 AM

Does your company struggle to find quality employees, or constantly need an influx of new workers every season? Or is your HR team simply overwhelmed with finding, screening and hiring applicants?

Staffing agencies aren’t just for organizations that lack a proper human resources team. Here’s why working with a staffing agency can benefit your company, even if you have an HR department:

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Tags: Human Resources, Staffing & Hiring