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Identify Top Candidates With These 3 Question Types

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Dec 4, 2013 9:30:00 AM

If you are having trouble identifying top candidates from the pack perhaps it is your interview style.  If you are asking the same mundane questions that every company does, those questions may not be setting candidates apart from each other.  Instead of focusing on what candidates did in their previous position, you should be focusing on how they would thrive in your organization.  Ask them to solve real situational issues to determine if they are forward-thinking and are able to come up with solutions for the future. 

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Topics: Career Advice, Staffing & Onboarding

How to Answer the Most Common Interview Questions

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Nov 27, 2013 11:01:00 AM

Interviews can make even the most seasoned employee unconfident and uncertain.  You know that you are qualified for the position and have the experience that the company is looking for, however sometimes it can be difficult for candidates to put those things into words.  It is extremely important that you prepare for your interview so that your answers highlight your skills as well as set you apart from the other candidates.

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice, Staffing & Onboarding

Haunted by Unnecessary Terminations This Halloween? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Brian Spence on Oct 28, 2013 3:11:00 PM

About to fire an employee? Hold on just one second.  Terminating an employee is very costly to an organization.  Loss of production, recruitment, training, lost sales, and onboarding costs are just some of the expenses that an organization has to endure when dealing with employee turnover. 

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Topics: Employee Relations, Performance Management, Staffing & Onboarding, Infographic

Ways That Can Make Your New Hire Feel Fabulous!

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Aug 22, 2013 3:11:00 PM

You did it. You managed to bring on a great recruit and you can’t wait for them to get started.

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Topics: Staffing & Onboarding

Benefits of Hiring a Temp Worker

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Aug 12, 2013 2:51:00 PM

As the employment rates continue to move at a glacial pace, there is one area that has shown growth – temporary, contingent and independent workers. Between 2009 and 2012, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of temporary employees rose by 29%.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Background Checks - It's Criminal Not to Conduct Them

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Jul 18, 2013 3:57:00 PM

In addition to checking references, some companies are including credit reports and background checks as part of the employee screening process. For some industries such as finance, healthcare, or education, background checks have become mandatory.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Keep Your LinkedIn Profile Up to Date

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Jul 15, 2013 4:00:00 PM

LinkedIn has become one of the most powerful tools for job seekers, recruiters and networkers. As the site continues to evolve and provide more and more interactive tools, it is the first place people go when they are looking for experienced candidates and firms to hire. Therefore, if your LinkedIn profile is not up to date – make a commitment to update it soon. 

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice, Staffing & Onboarding, LinkedIn Resources

Small Changes In HR Law Can Have a Big Impact

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Apr 5, 2013 2:06:00 PM

Employer-Employee relations is an ever evolving area of law and if you don't have an HR department or legal counsel that ensures you are keeping up, Staffing Plus wants to make sure you are aware of some recent legal changes that are important to know.
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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Employee Relations, Staffing & Onboarding

The Keys to Attracting Top Talent

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Mar 29, 2013 10:47:00 AM

While the unemployment rate continues to hover around 8%, the battles for top talent continue. Great employees have choices when making their next career move and they know it.

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Topics: Staffing & Onboarding

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Staffing Plus is a premier healthcare staffing firm that provides temporary, per diem, temp-to-hire and permanent Staffing Solutions for Behavioral Health, Education, and Healthcare settings. We have leveraged decades of experience to assist organizations with the challenges of managing their HR and Recruiting needs.