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Workforce retention simplified

Workforce Retention Simplified

Cultivating a high-performance team is the goal of every hiring manager, and there are a lot of components that factor into workforce retention once a team has been assembled. After spending time, money, and resources on developing and training a winning workforce,...

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Helpful tips on how to get an offer accepted

Helpful Tips on How to Get an Offer Accepted

When I entered the staffing world in 2004, I had no prior experience in specialized recruiting, nor prior experience working through an offer phase.  Fortunately, most of my career in recruiting has ended up on the positive side – offer out, offer accepted.  However,...

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3 rules for managing work-life balance

3 Rules for Managing Work-Life Balance

When there are only 168 hours in a week, and 40 of those hours are dedicated to your career, that leaves only 72 waking hours per week, once sleep has been factored, for free time. We often find ourselves left with the question of where to find a balance with it all....

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7 tips for an improved interview experience

7 Tips for an Improved Interview Experience

It’s no secret. Employees are on the move. With intimidating terms like “The Great Resignation” floating around, the need to attract and retain key talent is more critical to an organization’s success than ever, and getting those people in the door starts with a great...

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What if the new hire doesn’t work?

What if the New Hire Doesn’t Work?

What if the New Hire Doesn’t Work Out? It’s a valid and frequent concern when hiring any new employee, and more so when working with a staffing and recruiting agency. We understand that hiring through a staffing agency can feel intimidating. You may feel as though...

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Selling for referrals: how to supercharge your pipeline

Selling for Referrals: How to Supercharge Your Pipeline

In this segment, I want to briefly go over a commonly overlooked, yet critical, aspect of the talent acquisition process.  The referral.  Whether you are a corporate recruiter, agency recruiter, hiring manager, or anyone hungry for additional talent (which, in this...

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Bankw staffing to honor juneteenth

BANKW Staffing to Honor Juneteenth

BANKW Staffing is honoring Juneteenth, and will be closed for business on Monday, June 20th, in recognition of the historical end of slavery in the United States in 1865. We take this time to reflect upon the end of slavery, as well as the current struggles our...

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8 undeniable reasons to hire a staffing agency

8 Undeniable Reasons to Hire a Staffing Agency

Why hire a staffing agency if I already have a dedicated talent acquisition team? It’s a question that we get asked often, and the reasons to hire a staffing agency are plentiful, as are the pros and cons of using a staffing agency. Most of our clients have internal...

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Volunteering: the unexpected rewards

Volunteering: The Unexpected Rewards

At the start of my career one of my mentors gave me a crucial piece of advice on how to become truly successful that has become invaluable to me not only as a professional, but as a person. What was this bit of life-changing advice, you ask? Get involved in volunteer...

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3 zoom interview tips for success

3 Zoom Interview Tips for Success

Originally launching all the way back in 2012, it was during the covid pandemic that Zoom would become a household name. Useful in a range of applications from virtual birthday parties to telemedicine to dating, Zoom allows people to connect with each other...

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4 reasons why “the great resignation” is not stopping

4 Reasons Why “The Great Resignation” Is Not Stopping

Have you noticed an influx of ‘now hiring’ signs and recruiters in your inbox lately? You are not alone. Since COVID-19 there has been a massive shift in the job market across all industries. From restaurants to large marketing agencies, many companies spent the last...

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