• Why Should Contract Roles Be Your Next Career Move?

    Benefits of contract jobs Did you know that contract workers make up 20% of the workforce? That’s right. When making a career move, most people prefer to apply for full-time jobs that provide them with a permanent position within a company. However, if you examine it up-close, contract employment offers a series of advantages that are difficult to find in full-time positions.

    In this article, we will be discussing the benefits of contract jobs and why you should consider applying for one. Let’s get started.

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  • Pros and Cons of Working for a Startup

    Startup team Over the past few years, startups have become exceedingly popular for many entrepreneurs. Research shows that in 2018 alone, every month, 543,000 new businesses were being opened. When a startup is running well, it can be a lucrative endeavor and has the potential to turn into something bigger.

    Many small businesses show that employees stay with them for a minimum of 4 years, so it looks like they must be doing something right. Most notably, younger generations, such as Generation X and Y, are known to thrive in startups.

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  • 5 Ways for Staffing Agencies to Improve Candidate Experience and Win on Engagement

    improve candidate experience Providing an optimal candidate experience is vital for any professional services staffing firm. According to research, 83 percent of recruiters and employers have been ghosted by job seekers. This can be due to several reasons. For instance, if your recruiting and hiring processes are too long or too slow, then a candidate is likely to slip away.

    Great candidate experiences can help change this and is the key to success for a professional staffing agency. Read on as we discuss how staffing companies can improve candidate experience and benefit accordingly.

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  • 7 Job Interview Tips: How to Reduce Your Chances of Failing at Your Next Interview

    Job interview tips Whether you are applying for an entry-level job or an executive position, job interviews always tend to be a nerve-wracking experience. For most people, it can be difficult to deliver the right impression within an hour or less.

    If you happen to be one of them, then we have got good news for you. Like most things, doing well at an interview is a skill that you can inculcate. All you need is a little practice and you can dramatically reduce your chances of failing.

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  • Passive Job Search Techniques: How Can You Engage With Staffing Firms?

    Passive job search Do you happen to be a passive jobseeker? According to a LinkedIn study, 70 percent of the global workforce comprises of passive job seekers. This is not a surprise considering how most people enjoy the comfort of their present jobs yet are open to exploring new opportunities that can help their career. If you are a passive job seeker, then we are assuming that you will be interested in hearing about job offers that provide professional growth.

    How do you go about it, though? Will the right offer just land on your doorstep? Of course not. Even if you are not actively looking for a job, you will need to make some kind of effort to be part of the conversation. In this article, we will be discussing passive job search techniques that can help you engage with Staffing Firms and build a rapport.

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  • 5 Ways to Look for a Job During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Find a job during the Coronavirus pandemic Are you trying to find a job during the Coronavirus pandemic? You are not the only one. In March, it was reported that over 3 million people filed jobless claims in the United States. This is comparatively higher than the number of jobless claims recorded during the Great Recession of 2008, where over 695,000 people were left unemployed in the US.

    With businesses forced to cut costs and freeze hiring, things are not looking great for the US job market at the moment. So what can you do? Should you wait for the economy to turn or is it possible to find a job in spite of the pandemic?

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  • Challenges of a Project Manager in a Crisis Situation and How to be Successful

    A team working on a project With the COVID-19 pandemic, the regular work life of a person has been greatly impacted. While a large majority has been left without jobs, there are still many who are working from home. Given this new landscape, project managers have had to step up and take a closer look at their management skills.

    A project manager is responsible for making sure that their team can complete the project successfully. This means that the success of a project and the skills of a project manager are closely tied. In short, a poor project manager will translate into poor results and vice versa.

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  • Digital Learning: The Key to Enhancing Employee Performance

    Digital learning strategy Keeping your employees engaged and encouraging them to be more productive can be tricky for even the best managers. Given the current global situation and with remote working becoming the new normal, talent management has become even more difficult for organizations. Digital learning can be a useful option here. A properly executed digital learning strategy can transform your work culture and improve employee engagement.

    Read on as we discuss the benefits of digital learning initiatives and how they can help you enhance employee performance

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  • Workforce Management 101: 5 Ways to Drive Up the Efficiency of Your Contingent Workforce

    Contingent workers Did you know? According to a report released by BLS in 2017, nearly 16.5 million people in the United States have contingent jobs. That’s 10.3 percent of the total labor force of the country that works on a temporary or contractual basis. The report also pointed out that despite the increasing preference for a contingent workforce, the percentage of temporary workers has declined since 2005.

    This is likely due to poor talent management by companies who rely on temporary staffing solutions. For instance, most temporary workers are paid less than permanent employees. In this article, we are going to discuss how you can manage your contingent workforce more efficiently and the resulting benefits.

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  • Technology Trends for 2019 and 2020: Here’s What You Need to Watch Out For

    Technological trends Given the rapid pace at which technology develops, it’s important to keep up. After all, failing to adapt to the latest technological trends can quickly translate into the death of a perfectly sound business. The Nokia story will tell you that much. So what can you expect in the world of technology in 2019 and 2020? Here’s what our research on the hottest technological trends came up with:

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