Posts Categorized: Recruiting and Hiring

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Qualities to Look for in Entry-level Candidates

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Potential over skills. With experienced talent in short supply, it’s beneficial to change your outlook when it comes to hiring and learn how to identify the qualities that predict success in any role, regardless of experience. Sometimes in a tough candidate market, we have to put our experience expectations aside and focus on finding the…

Hiring? What to Ask Before Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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Trying to find the right staffing agency to assist with your hiring needs? Here are some of the questions you should ask in order to find the best fit for your organization. What industries and areas do you specialize in? Before getting all the minor details, you want to be sure the recruiters have experience…

Tips to Help you Select the Right Candidate for the Job

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Have you been hiring the wrong candidates for your company’s open positions? Maybe it’s time to revisit and tweak your hiring selection process. The key is to move quick, but not too quick. Here are some tips to make sure you are making the best hiring decision possible: Take a look at the big picture….

Hiring and Retaining Employees During a Pandemic

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With state orders constantly changing, and a fear of a potential “second wave”, the future is still so uncertain. Every company will continue to make their own business decisions as time goes on, but the safety and well-being of employees should always remain top of mind. To prepare for the weeks and months ahead, it’s…

Need Immediate Help? Utilize Temporary Workers

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While we continue the re-opening of our region, there is still a lot of uncertainty. None of us can predict the future, and some businesses still aren’t comfortable hiring employees to their staff on a direct hire basis without knowing for sure how re-opening will impact our area. To avoid the long-term commitment, utilize our…

Hire the Non-Traditional Candidate

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New year, same shortage of talent. If you’re still struggling to find that perfect candidate, or any candidates at all, it may benefit you to reconsider the candidates you quickly put in the ‘no’ pile once before. Some of the best candidates for your open position may not have the traditional career and educational track…

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…