10 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Get Over The Cubs Loss [SlideShare]

Posted by Ryan on Oct 20, 2017 10:59:49 AM

Editors Note: This post was originally published in October 2015 and updated to reflect recent events... we're sad to concede that this feels surprisingly relevant again.

It has been a very difficult week for Cubs fans here in Chicago and across the globe. Despite coming off a 2016 World Series win and a fantastic team again this year, the Cubs were nearly swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. So to help us get over the Cubs' loss, we decided to put together a few of our favorite inspirational quotes.  

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Topics: Just for Fun

Ultimate List of Interview Questions To Screen For Culture Fit

Posted by Molly on Oct 13, 2017 11:28:23 AM

Think of the best employees in your company. Chances are they’re not only top performers, they’re also inherently driven by your company mission and embody your company culture in their values and actions. Now, imagine hiring your best employee every time you had a job opening. That’s what hiring for culture fit can accomplish.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

7 Common Questions About Temporary Employment

Posted by Molly on Sep 21, 2017 4:25:03 PM

Did you know that more than 15 million professionals are employed by U.S. staffing firms each year? That number is growing every day as more businesses are investing in their contingent workforce to execute both critical projects and essential day-to-day operations. Simultaneously, employees are discovering the benefits of career autonomy in the “gig economy,” as we’ve come to know it today.

With the population’s growing interest in the gig economy, old myths and new rumors get mixed in with real truths, often leaving important questions unanswered. In light of National Staffing Employee Weekwe’re setting the record straight about temporary employment and answering seven common questions about temporary and contract employment.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Career/Interview Tips

3 Ways to Inspire and Engage Your Employees

Posted by Kelley Schwartz on Aug 17, 2017 10:44:51 AM

The workforce is changing and companies are realizing they need to change with it. According to the Gallup Organization's State of the American Workplace report, 70% of American workers are not engaged at work. What can you do to fix that?

Here are some highlights from our recent Thought Leadership Event, where our panel of 4 industry experts discussed how their companies are inspiring and engaging employees.

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Employee Retention: Five Key Action Steps To Reduce Turnover

Posted by Ryan on Aug 10, 2017 12:29:51 PM

What if I told you 1/3 of your team was looking for a new job? According to data from Mercer, they are. To add to the pressure, there are more options for those job seekers than ever before. Between the gig economy, talent shortages, and a changing of the generational guard (the millennial is now the largest generation at work and will comprise up to 75% of the workforce by 2025), your employees have options.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Staffing & Recruiting, Accounting/Finance

7 Tech and IT Interview Questions: Web Developer

Posted by Ryan on Jul 17, 2017 4:10:33 PM

Welcome to “7 Tech and IT Interview Questions.” If you work in information technology or are trying to find the right talent, you already know the tech landscape is vast and the skills needed by a Network Engineer are much different than those needed by a Help Desk Administrator. In this series we present seven interview questions specific to one position or functional area.  In this post: Web Developer.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Technology, Career/Interview Tips

How to Create a Successful Team: 3 Lessons from Remember the Titans

Posted by John LaLoggia on Jun 22, 2017 9:23:30 AM

What makes up a successful team in the workplace?

Most people will say “talent.” However, most effective teams don’t achieve success on talent alone.

Remember the Titans is based on the true story of the integrated T. C. Williams High School football team in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971. The movie primarily focuses on two people, Herman Boone, an African American head coach played by Denzel Washington, and Bill Yoast, a Caucasian assistant coach played by Will Patton.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Career/Interview Tips, Inspiration