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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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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If you’re going through the hiring process, and you’re getting a lot of candidates you like, some you don’t, how do you whittle them down? When every candidate comes with a different set of skills, experiences, and personality, how do you rank what’s important to you and your company? We are here to help: List…

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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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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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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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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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If you’re hiring, it makes sense to review the policies and procedures up front right? Yea, but that is if you have a clear set of them. Using outdated or vague policies does not help the training process, it could hinder it by making the rules hard to follow. Having a clear manual will help…

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-Before your new employee arrives, set up an area for them This could include anything from just offering office supplies to an entire office. Whatever was promised to the employee, make sure they have it. Do not let a new employee walk into the office on the first day already breaking promises. -Make sure that…

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A Few months ago, SRS had the pleasure of attending the Michigan Trade Summit. As a bright-eyed intern, I had never been to such an event. This event started with a panel that included three SRS members. The panel was asked to answer questions about recruiting and retaining employees. One point Anathea Collar, SRS’s HR…

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