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
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
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
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
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
When it comes to a decision as personal as a new job, employees are hesitant to go all in, especially passive job seekers, who represent 70% of the global workforce. A simple job description online or a good employee review on GlassDoor is not enough
The job-seeking process is often dreaded. It’s a huge change, and if we know anything about human beings, we naturally resist change, especially one as significant as our career. Taking on a job search can bring feelings of instability, anxiety, and even low confidence.
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
Connecticut Marijuana Legalization Governor Lamont signed the bill, which allows those aged 21 or older to possess of 1.5 ounces of marijuana in public and 6 ounces at home from July 1st, with cannabis sales expected to begin in May of 2022. Connecticut is now
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
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
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
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
You have a great resume, a cover letter that dazzles, impeccable references–the only thing left is the interview. So make sure you don’t make these mistakes: Don’t show up late! The easiest way to look bad right off the bat is to show up late.
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