Posts Categorized: Recruiting and Hiring

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Does your hiring process align with today’s employment trends?

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According to countless sources, the best candidates are off the market in 10 days. This comes as a shock to companies who haven’t had to hire in the last few years, as it wasn’t always a candidate driven market and hiring was a much slower process. Keep up with your competition! Here are some hiring…

IT Staffing 101

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Sick of waiting around for an outside IT or marketing company to fix urgent technical matters at your office? As your company continues to grow, you may find the need to hire someone in-house to help with your IT necessities. If filling an Information Technology position is foreign to your business, you may not know…

6 Common Misconceptions of the Staffing Industry

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Looking for an additional resource to continue building your business, but hesitant about partnering with a staffing agency? For over 35 years, recruiters at KRG have worked hard as a team to squash the myths and misconceptions floating around about our industry. Here are some the most common misconceptions we clear up for local organizations…

5 Reasons It’s Time to Convert your Temporary Employee

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If your company has been burned too many times in the past, it’s understandable why you might choose to take the temp-to-hire route when hiring your next employee. Temp-to-hire is a great option to see if the employee will fit well in the role before making anything official, but don’t test the waters for too…

7 Signs It’s Time to Expand Your Workforce

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There are so many factors to consider when running a business, including knowing the right time to add to your staff. Looking at your budget, hiring is something that can easily get put on the back burner as other expenses arise. Although it may appear that you are saving money by not hiring more workers…

Contemplating firing an employee? Ask yourself these questions first.

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Although there are plenty of rewarding aspects of being a manager, there will come unfortunate times where you will need to decide whether or not to let an employee go. Obviously the entire termination process can be emotionally challenging and gut-wrenching, but it should never be an impulsive decision. To be sure you are making…

Communication During the Hiring Process

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Constant communication has become the norm. iMessages are stamped as ‘Delivered’, Instagram messages are marked as ‘Seen’, and anyone can easily ask for a read receipt on an email – and these are only a few examples. With the technology we now have available to us, claiming you haven’t checked your messages or you didn’t…

Is Industry Experience a Necessity?

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Filling open positions is harder than ever, and just like we all love open-minded job seekers, it’s important that hiring managers stay open-minded as well. Hiring candidates with industry experience is usually ideal, but is it always necessary? If you find your company is struggling to fill your open positions, it will help to open…

Reconsidering Job Hoppers

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A March 2018 entrepreneur.com article stated, “For years, employers have been fighting against job-hopping, and looking for ways to retain talent for the long haul. Even so, employees continue to jump from one job to the next. In fact, the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that between ages 18 and 28,…

Why Candidates are Rejecting Your Job Offers

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Did you take the time to sell the company to the candidate during the interview, or were you only focused on what the candidate had to offer? Times have changed. Roles haven’t necessarily flopped, but you now need to do just as much convincing as the candidate. If you’ve been a hiring manager for many…