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What Millennials Look for in an Employer, and Why You Should Care

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Featured | Human Resources
Oct042017

By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Much has been written about the rise of millennials (born 1981-1997) in the workforce, and you’ve likely noticed their numbers increasing at your office.  In fact, according to Pew Research, as of 2015 this group surpassed Gen-X’ers to become the largest generation group in the working population.  Roughly 1 in […]



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Candidate Intangibles – A Powerful Tool for Hiring Managers

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Featured | Hiring
Sep152017

By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Besides qualifications and experience, what else is driving your hiring decisions?   Given the current employment statistics, it’s clear that employers are being challenged to look at more than most resumes present.  In times of higher unemployment, finding the right candidate for an opportunity based on hard skills and relevant experience […]



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Flexible and Functional: Why the Thriving Market for Contract Talent is Worth Tapping Into

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Featured | Hiring
Aug172017

By Barry Pronier, Managing Director Amid an employment market that’s keeping hiring managers and recruiters as busy as bees, there’s new buzz about the continued growth of contract labor as a means to fill the talent gap.  A recently released report by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed year-over-year growth in temporary jobs was […]



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Today’s Hiring Scene in Accounting and Finance: Here’s What You Can Count On

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Accounting & Finance | Featured
Jul282017

By Melissa McGuire, Managing Director The recently published results of the AICPA’s 2017 PCPS CPA Firm Top Issues Survey declared finding qualified staff the biggest issue facing accounting firms.  Since business has picked up steam, so has competition for talented professionals.  In fact, finding qualified staff has been the leading issue for accounting firms with 2-10 professionals […]



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Health and Productivity in the Workplace: Are you Doing your Part as an Employer?

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Featured | Healthy Workplace
Jun022017

By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director How valuable are your employees to your organization?  Without a productive workforce, could your organization survive?  Most likely we can all agree that human capital is an organization’s greatest asset.  With that said, stop for a moment and reflect on the non-human assets of your firm.  Company vehicles, computers, software, […]



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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 4 Truths Exit Interviews Don’t Tell Employers

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Employee Satisfaction | Featured
Mar312017

By Lisa Hildreth, VP and Tracy Libertino-Fegarsky, VP Turnover is a reality in every organization. People change careers all the time; employees leave for opportunities closer to home with a higher salary and better benefits. Or do they? Frequently, employers conduct exit interviews to gain a better understanding of why employees move on. These are […]



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The Employee Experience: 3 Keys to Retaining Top Talent

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Employee Satisfaction | Featured | Hiring | Human Resources
Mar142017

By Barry Pronier, Managing Director If you’re an employer, odds are that one of the biggest challenges you’re facing in 2017 is employee retention. With unemployment dipping as low as 4.6 percent in recent months and currently sitting at 4.9 percent, the market is ripe for employees to explore new opportunities.  They’re taking full advantage. […]



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3 Ways a Diverse Workplace Can Positively Impact an Organization

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Featured | Hiring | Staffing | Uncategorized
Feb202017

By Joe Hanel, Managing Director/Co-Founder Diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic for quite some time. But what does it really mean, and why should employers care? When it comes to workplace diversity, it’s easy to assume that gender and race are the most important considerations. That view, however, is shortsighted. Employers who […]



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3 Types of Job Recruiters You Should Avoid

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Career Advice | Featured | Job Search | Job Seeker
Feb132017

By Brooke Kline, Strategic Recruiting Manager If you’re searching for a new job, chances are you understand it can be tough to get started. These days there are almost too many digital resources available, all claiming to match you with your perfect position in no time. From job search sites to company career pages, the […]



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Purple Squirrels Are Rare – Hiring for Transferable Skills Instead Can Be a Boon for Business

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Featured | Hiring | Interviewing
Jan312017

By Lisa Hildreth, VP of Accounting/Finance and HR Services How much time do you spend hunting for elusive “purple squirrels?” This breed of job prospect is known for its combination of education, job experience and qualifications. But even employers who constantly peruse available talent sometimes have trouble finding the perfect candidate when a job becomes […]



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