Bridging the gap Between Employees and Employers

The hiring landscape has changed drastically over the last 15 months. From expanding, to furloughing, to hiring virtual, to re-entry. Despite the claims that we are “getting back to normal,” the trends are showing quite the opposite. So what’s causing the great divide. Simple: Communication. We have the fortunate opportunity to bridge the gap between…

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How to get High Quality Candidates to Apply for your Job

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Thousands of jobs are being added everyday in Michigan. With more people looking for work than ever, it seems like everything would work itself out. However, that’s not the case. Candidates seem to be very hesitant to apply these days. For good reason. Since the 2008 recession, candidates have had to take pay cuts and…

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5 Tips for Successful Onboarding

What does your onboarding process look like? Is it paperwork and a gift basket on day one and then training day two? Only 12% of employees believe that their employer does a good job at onboarding. For years, businesses have been calling a person’s first day on the job their onboarding. However, turnover can be…

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Why We Hire For Attitude BEFORE Skillset

Our hiring model is a little different form the average recruiting and staffing firm. As a recruiting company, we are hired for long term and often high end positions, so we need to make sure we put the right candidate in the right spot. Attitude really encompasses a person’s willingness to learn, ability to work…

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SRS’s Why and Why You Should Find Yours

Over the last few months, the SRS team has been drafting our whats, whys and hows. What’s our niche? Why do we do what we do? How do we accomplish our goals? It’s been an inherent thought, but never explicitly stated. It was time for a clear direction. So we brainstormed and came up with…

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How to Interpret Resume Gaps

Since March of last year, hundreds of thousands of people have been laid off. This means that there will be bigger professional gaps in resumes. How can you quantify time that is not specified on a resume? How do you know what someone did for potentially the last 11 months? The most important thing when…

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What Employees Need to Be Successful

Let’s make sure your employees are set up for success on the first day of work. This is a helpful guide for whoever does the hiring in your office. Before their first day Tie up all loose ends for the interview process for all candidates Have their space ready for them upon arrival Share their…

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Being Inclusive as a Small Business

To show different people from different backgrounds all getting a seat at the table

Diversity is a hot topic these days in business. But it’s not enough to be diverse, we must be inclusive. Everyone needs a seat at the table, and it starts with small business. Understanding Privilege Not everyone has the same starting line in life. Whether it’s being of the color of their skin, gender, orientation,…

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How to Hire Virtually and Successfully

By the end of 2021, we expect almost a third of the workforce to be working mostly from home. We have been seeing the shifts to digital for the last six months. We have also been seeing the internal struggles small businesses have been facing during the transition. Hiring virtually requires a different mindset, different…

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