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What Types of Recruiters are There?

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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Why You ALWAYS Need a Recruiter

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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Listen up: Hiring Tidbits from Professionals

  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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How to Make Employee Transitions Less Scary

If you’re hiring, you’re probably doing it for one of two reasons: Because you’re expanding or because you have to rehire. Unfortunately, some employees move on, but how can you make that transition smooth? It can cost up to twice that employee’s salary to find someone. Time (and money) is of the essence. To save…

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How do you Actually Hire Someone?

Finding candidates is more than just posting a job online and waiting for someone to come to you. If you want the right person, sometimes you have to put in some extra leg work. If can’t be stressed enough that it’s a job seeker’s market today. There are more job openings than there are people…

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How to Improve Employee Engagement

Keeping employees engaged today is one of the hardest tasks you as an employer will face. Employees are feeling less connected to organizations than ever before. In 2018, only 15% of employees across the globe said they were engaged at work. It’s important to understand the severity of that 15%. Low engagement rates lead to:…

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What do YOU want?

In every conference, business lecture, and corporate event there’s talk about needs vs wants. It’s a simple concept in life. You NEED food, water, and shelter and you WANT an expensive wardrobe and a house with more rooms than people. When you are hiring, it can be tricky. Here are some tips about finding the…

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5 Things you should do BEFORE going to a Recruiter

For every question a recruiter answers, we ask two more. It’s our job to get things right on the front end before we start our search. Uncovering needs and deal-breakers can take a lot of time during the hiring process, so here are some tips on how to prepare yourself and your team before you…

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Recruiting FAQs

Your friendly neighborhood recruiter is here is here to answer your questions about recruiting Why can’t I just do it? Well, you can. But ask yourself, do you really have the time and the resources to do your own job plus hire a solid candidate? There’s a reason that there are positions dedicated solely to…

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Ah! The talent pool is shrinking!

Battling talent pool shrinkage If recruiters could tell you one thing, it would be that hiring is in a time of change, and you need to adjust. Like we’ve said before, the talent pool is shrinking every day. Approximately 72.8% of employers are struggling to find candidates with relevant experience or skills. That number is…

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