How Pre-Employment Assessments Help Top Banks and Credit Unions

When it comes to the banking industry, practicing good ethics, financial skills, and customer service are of utmost importance. Banks and credit unions need consumers to grow their assets and portfolios. When consumers are looking for a financial institution to bank with, they are looking for a knowledgeable and friendly team. Consumers want to trust […]

How CNA Pre-Employment Skills Tests Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Certified Nursing assistants provide basic care for patients under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Registered Nurse. To become a Nursing assistant candidates have to complete a state-approved education program and pass state exams. The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics projected an 11% growth for the CNA field between 2016 and 2026. […]

Four Challenges Facing Staffing Agencies

Staffing agencies face similar challenges to those of in-house recruiting teams. The difference is in what staffing agencies can offer to solve those challenges. As a member of a staffing agency, you typically hire for a variety of clients, and therefore, you can provide more candidates for consideration than a company’s in-house recruiting team can. […]

5 New Recruiting Trends You Should Implement in 2019

The future workforce is a blended one, with humans and machines working side by side. We cannot leave the future success of our businesses to chance, yet that is precisely what many organizations are doing by leaving reskilling entirely up to employees. Here are the five HR trends for 2019 that you should implement: Work […]

Make Your Skills Testing Strategy More Profitable with These Tips

Pre-employment skills testing candidates can save your business time and money. These savings are exponentially increased if you are doing high volume hiring like third party staffing companies. Like other business decisions though, if you lack a detailed strategy for skills testing you could be missing out on substantial profit saving opportunities. Consider the following […]

5 Tips to Ensure Your Employees Will Upskill

If you were to conduct a brief google search on “benefits of upskilling employees” you would discover article after article covering benefits from saving money to improving employee morale. Thought leaders and vendors alike agree that upskilling can improve your retention rate, increase customer satisfaction, attract new talent, and contribute to strategic succession planning. It’s […]

5 Best Strategies for Hiring Entry-Level Employees

With 6.7 million jobs open in the U.S., employers cannot help but take their recruiting strategy back to the drawing board. That drawing board has more and more employers looking at lowering/dropping qualifications and focusing on entry-level hiring. In other words, if the candidate we want isn’t out there in the current labor market, maybe […]

How to Fix a Skills Mismatch

What does it mean to have a skills mismatch? A skills mismatch is the gap between an individual’s job skills and the demands of the job itself. With currently low unemployment rates and an evolving job market where overly specific training may become irrelevant, our organization is more than likely experiencing the pains of a […]

5 Innovative Ways to Select Quality Talent for Customer Service Positions

Without customers, businesses don’t exist! We can all agree that having someone to buy our products or services makes customer service a key component to a successful business. But all customer service does not have to be conducted the same way. Some key skills, however, contribute to excellent customer service across industries. Gregory Ciotti recently […]

6 Ways to Hire for Cultural Fit – and Why You Should Care?

You’ve seen phrases like “culture is king” and “culture eats strategy for breakfast” and you’re probably wondering what that means for you or if you should even care. Maybe you work for an organization with a great culture and you don’t have to do a lot of work to spread the word, or maybe you […]

10 HR Trends to Watch in 2018

As we close out another year, we don’t have much time to kick up our feet before we have to get hard to work on our 2018 goals. We’ve put together a list of 10 HR Trends for 2018 to keep your eye on. 1. Artificial Intelligence AI is making its way into our organizations’ […]
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