The future for job seekers is unclear at best. With unemployment continuing to rise and small businesses continuing to close, normal does not exist anymore. However, this is a great time of innovation, creativity, and adaptation. Unemployment Across the United States, unemployment has hit almost 15%. As of April, Michigan’s unemployment skyrocketed to 22%. It…

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To show a person going back to work

With Michigan slowly reopening, it’s time to design your plan to transition to “back to work.” Things will not return to normal, maybe not ever. It’s a great opportunity to see what you can change for you, your employees, and your customers. Quarterly Plan Plan for disruptions for the next year. Set specific goals for…

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If you asked a stranger about what they thought about your brand, what do you think they would say? Are they aware of your company? Do they see your vision? Branding is a huge part of how the community and competitors see your business. It is also imperative for attracting candidates. If your small business…

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company growth

Periods of growth are often thought of as a positive change for a company. However, growth can cause some internal issues within a small company. Adding one person to a group of 500 may not make as much of a difference as adding one to a 20-person company. Here’s how to make sure growth periods…

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Strategic Recruiting Services is all about helping you find, hire, and keep talent. But what makes our model different from other models? There are a ton of different models out there, so here is what ours looks like: Operation We operate as an outsourced recruiting firm that becomes an offshoot of your company when you…

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How do you know what type of recruiter you need? Every recruiter follows their own model and it’s important as a small business owner that you work with one that fits your needs. Outsourced Recruiter Outsourced recruiters are good for small businesses because they can be used on an “as needed” basis. A growing company…

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Did you ask yourself “why do I need a recruiter?” when you read the headline? You’re doing just fine without one? Or maybe it’s just not the right time for one? Fortunately, now is always the time to hire a recruiter because we are a lot more versatile than you think. Large vs Small Talent…

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If your company is growing, you’ll need to do some hiring. If you do some hiring, you’re probably going to have to deal with some aspects you haven’t thought about. If you have to face some hiring unpleasantries, you’re probably going to want to hire a recruiter. Hiring is more than posting out on Indeed…

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I’m sure if you look around your office, you’ll see a big binder with all of your policies and procedures. Handbooks are key to running a successful business, but is your handbook up to par? Ask yourself these questions to see if your handbook could use a facelift and why it’s important to keep it…

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  Transcript: So, let’s look at some of the statistics around finding, hiring, and keeping employees. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics tells us that across the nation we have a 4% unemployment rate. Here in Oakland County we are at a 3.2% unemployment rate, which basically tells you that we are gainfully employed. People…

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