Move over Millennials! It’s Time to Hire for Generation Z

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Just when you were starting to get your head around how to attract and hire top Millennial talent, it’s time to start thinking about doing the same for Generation Z. While the oldest “Zoomers” are just getting into the workforce, the youngest are still in school but will be working very soon. Born roughly between… Read more »

5 Ways to Protect Your Employees from Workplace Injuries

Keeping people safe is more than just the right and legal thing for an employer to do. It’s also a good investment. Overall morale is affected when employees don’t feel safe. Think about it: Physical safety is one of our most basic needs and when employees feel like they might be doing something dangerous, they’re… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Outsource Your Recruitment to a Staffing Agency

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Hiring a new staff member is a time–intensive task, as it should be: Hiring decisions are essential to an organization’s success.   Those involved in hiring decisions must have the skills and time to pick out the best candidate for each open position. If your hiring team doesn’t have the expertise and time to get it right, your company may want to outsource the bulk… Read more »

4 Off-the-Wall Interview Questions That Uncover the True Personality of Your Candidate

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“If you were a color, what color would you be?” “What is your spirit animal?” “Which dinosaur do you most identify with?” We’re all familiar with these off-the-wall interview questions. “Weird” job interview questions should not be used to simply throw candidates for a loop. Rather, they should reveal aspects of an applicant that can’t… Read more »

NSC Acquires Staffing Resources, Inc. and ULG Companies, LLC

  We are pleased to announce, NSC, headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, acquired Indiana-based staffing providers Staffing Resources Inc. and ULG LLC. “The addition of ULG and SRI to our family of companies is a further manifestation of our vision to expand our geographic footprint and capabilities,” said Paul Rodriguez, CEO of NSC. Staffing Resources, or… Read more »

Why You Need to Be Patient When Giving Your New Job A Chance

The first few weeks and months at a new job are crucial, and you can set you up for success by making a few right moves from the start. According to career experts, there are at least four key things you need to do to settle in successfully: pay attention to people, network, determine expectations… Read more »

Employee Engagement is More Than Simply a Hot Button Topic in 2019

The value of employee engagement has been shown over and over again, suggesting that this idea isn’t just a hot-button topic of the moment. Engaged employees stand out for the extra effort they regularly bring to their jobs. These staff members willingly go above and beyond without even thinking about it as they feel a… Read more »

The Right Way to Help Your Employees Through Company Changes Next Year

Helping your employees through a major business transition is an exercise in extreme empathy. Almost any change you’re leading or supporting is highly disruptive to somebody on an emotional level. The key to helping people is understanding why some folks get emotional about major change. Surprisingly, it’s not the change itself; it’s the loss of… Read more »

Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths in 2019!

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If your leadership style is driven by business, team and employee interests, you’re going to be in a position to succeed, especially if you can produce results. However, even leaders with the best of intentions can have blind spots or fall into bad habits. Below are some common leadership weaknesses that you can turn into… Read more »

The Questions You Must Ask Candidates to Understand Their Value

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Individual interview questions can determine a candidate’s, skills, experience, achievements, processes or ways of thinking, but at the end of the day, an interviewer wants to assess how much value each candidate could bring to the table. The job interview is one of the last opportunities you’ll get to assess an applicant before having to… Read more »