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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How has Recruiting Changed?

Last year, one of the biggest issues in hiring talent, was the fact that most people were gainfully employed, but businesses were trying to expand. A small talent pool means that there is a lot of leg work in locating candidates. Today the script has flipped. With Michigan’s unemployment being almost 15%, the work comes…

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When the Growing gets Tough

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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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Who is Strategic Recruiting Services?

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 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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Why You Shouldn’t do the Hiring

Here’s a question: If you own a business, what is your job? Your job is to design your company, set company standards, take care of your employees, be a good leader, and make sure the different facets of your company is running smoothly. That’s a lot of responsibility for one person. That’s why you need…

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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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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 or Staffing: What’s the diff?

It might be fair to say that as humans, we don’t know everything. As a recruiting company, we often come across people who want to know what recruiting even is. Are we headhunters? Are we the same thing as staffers? Well, here is a comprehensive analysis of what in the world a recruiting agency even…

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How does technology affect HR? Glad you asked

The Society of Human Resource Management or SHRM is a great resource for all the HR gurus out there. It is also a good resource for anyone who uses HR. You shouldn’t use something you don’t understand, which is the same for technology. Trends right now SHRM predicted 9 tech trends for 2017. The first…

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