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Hiring Faster Matters; Tips & Benefits

As businesses continue to navigate the ongoing economic uncertainties, many are grappling with how to approach hiring top talent. Your hiring process should be consistent, thorough, and, most importantly – fast. In this article, we highlight the current work landscape in Connecticut, the benefits of

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Optimizing The Cost of Hiring an Employee 

It is no secret that hiring an employee is one of the most expensive parts of running a business. While a costly process, employees play a key role in driving business growth and performance. This article will take a comprehensive look at the cost of

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3 Candidate Green Flags to Look Out For

You have spent boundless time and money establishing your hiring process. The process steadily brings in candidates…now what? It’s easy to explain the candidate you DON’T want to hire. In fact, you can probably think of a list of red flags almost immediately. The real

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Effective Ways to Assess Candidates’ Soft Skills

When making hiring decisions, the technical skills present on a resume are quickly highlighted, and you think you may have a good fit. However, it’s essential to take into consideration other telling factors of a quality candidate, including their soft skills, also known as interpersonal

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Layoff Warning Signs & What To Do When They Happen

From record-high labor shortages to massive amounts of layoffs, the post-pandemic job market continues to shift. The recession has many companies pulling hiring efforts back. Whether it’s scaling back budgets or industry-specific, we go through the signs that a layoff might be coming to your

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Recruiting and Retaining Talent During a Labor Shortage

  According to Harvard Business Review, recruiting talent remains the number one concern of CEOs. CBIA President Chris DiPentima states, “There’s no greater threat to our economic recovery than the labor shortage—Connecticut’s labor force declines since February 2020 represent 46% of the regional losses and

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Need a job? How about an extra $1,000?

In case you missed it, Governor Lamont announced the “Back to Work CT Program” to give long-term unemployed residents a $1,000 payment for obtaining a new job following the impact of COVID-19.  To be eligible, workers must: Have filed an unemployment claim with the State

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5 Common Misconceptions About Working With a Temp Agency

Whether you’re a recent college graduate looking for an entry-level position or an experienced industry professional seeking a new opportunity, there are many benefits to working with a temp agency for employment. Our recruiters at Staffworks Inc in Seymour, CT, provide outstanding job placement and

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5 Advantages of Working With a Temp Agency

Whether you’re in between jobs or simply waiting for the right position, you can still thrive in the workforce by joining a temp agency. These organizations provide employees with invaluable opportunities to boost their resumes and improve their career prospects. Our team at StaffWorks, a

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Get Motivated!

Ready to get out of that negative mindset that’s holding you back? Are you ready to move into your dream job? Today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing

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How to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways

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