Posts Categorized: Employers

Elements of Hiring Talent

VIDEO BELOW! Hiring Great Talent! Many people do not know some of the basic key elements of hiring talent that is great. Putting together a great team takes time. However you have to look for balance that complement each other. It’s important to balance both your team with personalities and work ethics that complement your… Read More »

The C-Level Entrepreneur

Why so many execs love short-term c-suite gigs For some executives, that top spot is only a short-term situation. And for many of them, that’s just fine. Kate Ashford, Monster contributor Charlotte Brown left a full-time corporate role in London in 2013. Since then, she’s hired herself out on a project basis at the higher… Read More »

5 things you need to be happy at work

Are You Happy At Work? Daniel Bortz, Monster contributor There are countless benefits to finding a job that makes you happy, not the least of which is not having to suffer from the Sunday night blues, the Monday morning misery, the Tuesday terrors or…well you get our point. A recent study by staffing firm Robert… Read More »

Hidden Disabilities at Work Are You At Risk?

Matt Krumrie, Monster Contributing Writer Hidden Disabilities at Work Are You At Risk? John from accounting is curious to know why Mark takes pills three times a day. He doesn’t know Mark suffers from a rare heart condition. Bill in the construction crew has to take a break twice a day to take an insulin… Read More »

Create a Fair Vacation Policy and Avoid a Summer Meltdown If You Can’t We Can Help!

By: John Rossheim Create a Fair Vacation Policy and Avoid a Summer Meltdown If You Can’t We Can Help! Summertime — high season for sunburns, cookouts and vacations — can mean high anxiety for managers. Nearly every employee wants to take a good chunk of time off, but most businesses can’t allow customer service or… Read More »

As A Small Business Do You Have A Compensation Strategy?

By: Linda Childers As A Small Business Do You Have A Compensation Strategy? While many small businesses have a solid business plan in place, they often falter when it comes to implementing a compensation  strategy. That is unfortunate.  As a result, it’s easy to offer too much or too little money to compete for the… Read More »

The Advantages of a Temp Job from a Job Search Perspective

During the course of 12 months, U.S. staffing companies hire nearly 16 million temporary and contract employees, according to the American Staffing Association. While those looking to land a permanent role may find temp work that doesn’t guarantee an end to unemployment unenticing, below are six reasons why accepting a contract role may, in fact,… Read More »

5 words that could make you sound rude in emails

“Apparently” it’s easy to misinterpret a sender’s tone and emotion—and “obviously” this can cause problems at work. Elana Lyn Gross, Monster contributor You’re clearing out your email inbox when you stumble upon a rude email. You reread it and incredulously ask yourself: Did she really just write that? As anyone who has ever written an… Read More »

American Staffing Association celebrates 50th anniversary!

ASA Turns 50 Welcome to the Celebration On this day 50 years ago, a group of visionary industry professionals gathered in Washington, DC, with the mission of founding a new national association representing the interests of firms specializing in temporary help services. On Feb. 24, 1966, official articles of incorporation established the Institute of Temporary… Read More »

Staffing companies and not the government are the best path to first job

Although there are many reasons why government sponsored tech training fails, the one that stands out in this instance is that by the time the training for a skill becomes institutionalized, the demand for that skill inevitably disappears. In this case, the kid got trained on some Cisco routing gear. Sorry, but that sounds as… Read More »