Engagement

How to Win at Networking

29 October in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Careers, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Networking

Does the idea of networking make you cringe? Are you envious of people who can easily reach out to anyone in their network, and consistently get meaningful results from it? Not everyone is born with a natural ability to create connections with others. But the good...

Foolproof Job Search Tips

23 September in Best Practices, Careers, Engagement, Generations, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

I had the opportunity to speak with thought leader, recruiter and job seeker advocate Tom Bolt. Tom is one of the most thoughtful and informed people in the talent acquisition space. In this article, he shares advice to help job seekers, applicants, and candidates better...

Tired of Staffing Customer Complaints? Get Rid of the 3 Biggest Sources

16 September in Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing

Fielding too many complaints from employers and job seekers lately? Here are two of the most common ones: From clients: "That temp was minutes late to their assignment - again!" From candidates: "Nobody ever followed up with me."   At one point or another, every firm has to...

Small Companies Can Be Recruiting Contenders

09 September in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Workplace

The ability to attract top talent takes more than just a posting on a job board, a newspaper ad or a sign in a storefront window. Many small businesses must compete with larger companies for talented recruits, without the luxury of internal recruiters or head-hunters...

Artificial Intelligence, Networking and a Time to Learn

09 July in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Careers, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Innovation, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Training

I’ve been to the California Staffing Professionals Conference (CSP) for the last two years; this is one of the most educational and enjoyable industry conferences. All the conferenciers have such great information to share and do it so willingly for the benefit of the staffing...

How Do You Define Leadership?

10 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Diversity, Engagement, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Training, Workplace

This may seem like an easy question, but in actuality, it isn’t. Leadership can be defined in several different ways because the word means different things to different people. When I define leadership, qualities like integrity, consistency, inspirational, objective nature, and very importantly, self-aware come to...

Lessons Learned From A Leadership Conference

21 May in Articles, Business, Engagement, Human Business, Innovation, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

The Milestones in Leadership Summit was held on May 17 in sunny Huntington Beach, and we were graciously invited by our partner and sponsor, of this event, PTS Advance. Just a short drive away from our main office, the gorgeous Hyatt Regency hotel played host...

Employers and Job Seekers Are Looking for Knowledge – Are You Sharing Yours?

20 May in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing

What's the best way to find qualified candidates in today's tight market?  How can I improve my chances of being called for an interview?  What value do staffing and recruiting firms really deliver? These are the types of things employers and job seekers want to know. And if...

Key Elements of an Effective Talent Acquisition Strategy

01 May in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Metrics, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

“Ultimately, recruiting and hiring data can be correlated with business outcomes, such as increased revenue, which positions talent acquisition as a strategic function in the business.” ~Ji-A Min, Head Data scientist, Ideal Candidate SHRM Hawaii members gathered on April 30 for a presentation by Scott Ferrin,...

Why Does Your Staffing Firm Need a Messaging Strategy?

15 April in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Engagement, Human Business, Innovation, Marketing, Staffing

First off, what IS a messaging strategy? A messaging strategy is your agency's guide for creating clear, compelling marketing communications that: Concisely define who you are and what you do Distinguish your firm from market competitors Resonate with employers and job seekers Guide copy for your...