Recruit Top Talent for Your Business

Posted by Shaun Androff on Dec 25, 2016 2:50:15 PM

Some companies manage to attract top talent, again and again. But how? Many of these "applicant magnets" offer average salaries and benefits, yet workers flock to join their ranks. The truth is that job seekers look for more than a paycheck. And when they find an employer with the ability to make their work-life fulfilling, they pursue a position with that business with passion.

So how can you cultivate the X factor for your business? Use these tips as a guide:

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Partner with A Staffing Agency to Boost Business Growth

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Nov 29, 2016 4:36:06 PM

Successful businesses are always poised for growth. Using employment agencies to add staff during busy times can help your company seize new opportunities while keeping costs in line. It can also boost morale by helping team members manage growing workloads. Here are five ways to use staffing and employment agency services to take your business to the next level.

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Tags: hiring best practices, finding talent, staffing tips, recruiter, tampa jobs, orlando jobs

What’s the Difference Between a Temp Agency and a Recruiting Firm?

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Mar 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Temp agency. Staffing firm. Recruiter. Headhunter. Executive search firm. Placement agency. Whew. Choosing an outside firm to help you find the right workers can be a complex. What’s the difference between one firm and another? Which one fits your needs? The truth is that many companies need more than one solution, or a hiring partner that’s a hybrid. Use these insights to help your company find the right staffing partner.

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The Hidden Costs of Hiring

Posted by Shaun Androff on Feb 3, 2016 8:30:00 AM

We recently sat down with the CEO of an insurance firm who was struggling to fill a key sales position. The spot had been empty for three months and she was ready to bring on a recruiting partner to help fill the role. By asking a few questions, we realized that the empty position was draining her company of thousands of dollars each month. No one had realized it because her team was juggling more work and overflowing to-do lists due to the empty position. The hidden costs of hiring were damaging her business.

Some costs related to expanding your staff are easy to track, such as the price of advertising, background checks and new equipment. Others require a bit of digging to reveal, but are still relatively straightforward to calculate, such as the value of a hiring manager's time spent writing job descriptions and interviewing. So what are the hidden costs — the sneaky, silent items that drain value from businesses, often without their even knowing? Keep your eye out for these stealthy wealth eaters. 

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5 Signs You Should Use Temporary Staffing

Posted by Hiregy Staff on May 6, 2015 10:20:00 AM

Shifts in business hiring practices and the workforce have pushed companies to carefully evaluate the need for new hires. As a result, more and more companies have turned to highly skilled, temporary personnel as a solution to their staffing problems. Here are five signs that suggest a temporary hire may be the best solution for your business.

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How To Attract Top Talent

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Jan 5, 2015 2:03:00 PM

Have you ever wondered why some companies seem to attract top talent, again and again? Have you ever wondered why your organization may have high turnover? Aside from the position and salary, there is something else at play that is a powerful force in attracting top talent to a job — and keeping them.

So what is it?

Work culture. Having a positive, engaging, and supportive work culture can make a huge difference for current and potential employees.

If you want to learn how to attract top talent, use these tips as a guide:

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Tags: supervisor tips, finding talent, staffing tips

4 Great Interview Questions to Ask Customer Service Candidates

Posted by Brian Potts on Dec 16, 2014 1:37:00 PM

We've all been there. Fed up with a service or product that we paid good money for. You call the customer service phone number and play Customer Service Representative Roulette, hoping your call lands on someone who is understanding and can help you resolve your issue. If you are unlucky and get a representative who is not either of those things, your feelings towards this particular company will sour.

That's why customer service representatives are so important to a company's image. For some companies, the only interactions with the clients are through these individuals. Customer serivce representatives need to be confident, calm, patient and knowedgeable of their company's products and services.   

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Hiring Managers: Need More Than a Perfect Resume and Interview?

Posted by Bill Fries on Oct 21, 2013 8:27:00 AM

Have you ever met with a candidate who had the perfect resume, excellent experience, perfectly-matched skills and said all of the right things in the interview but your gut still said “don’t hire them?” Recently, I was part of a team working on a high-level executive search.   We had hundreds of candidates interested in the position but only a few met our hiring criteria.   One candidate in particular looked perfect.  The resume was a model which could have been used as our job description. In a panel-style interview, this candidate was poised, provided thoughtful answers with brevity and clarity and was completely comfortable with their surroundings.  Not a single bead of sweat rolled down their face as they zapped every tough question from the committee of 7. A presentation followed.  One of the best we’ve seen.  A perfect performance.

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When Interviewing Avoid Mistakes Made in that Coffee Commercial

Posted by Michelle Louden on Oct 15, 2013 10:48:00 AM

As I write this, I cannot help but think of a recent coffee commercial I have seen where a potential candidate is making their prospective employer wait while she sips on her coffee. I’m sure it brought a laugh to anyone who has seen it, and perhaps even driven the sales for the coffee company, but the reality of the situation is never make a potential supervisor wait for you.   

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8 Unusual Sources of Great Candidates for Your Job Openings

Posted by Bill Fries on Oct 10, 2013 1:54:00 PM

Recruiting great talent is hard work. Many managers think they can post a job on a national job board, then kick back and let the amazing applications flow in. If you’ve tried a job posting recently, then you know this is far from the truth. Many of these applicants do not meet even the basic hiring criteria. Finding exceptional talent in today’s environment takes research, outreach and some ingenuity. 

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