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Talented employees are the leaders and the future behind successful companies. To keep your top employees and optimize their skills set, employers need to engage and reward their employees consistently. When your top workforce loses engagement or feel undervalued, they begin to seek other opportunities. Whether your workforce consists of skilled labor or unskilled labor, here are some things that you can do to keep them happy and moving forward within the company. Read More

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Whether you are new to the workforce or have years of experience under your belt, finding a suitable career in today’s competitive job market is an overwhelming task for anyone. Due to the high percentage of candidates flooding the job pool, utilizing online job boards alone is rarely an effective means in getting your resume seen. The average number of people who apply for any given job is 118 and only 20% of those applicants will get an interview. In addition to that discouraging fact, many companies use a talent-management software to screen resumes, weeding out up to 50% of applications. Read More

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Why do companies hire temporary employees? Maybe you have a business that’s always busier around the holidays, but your full-time staff get overworked as a result. Or, you regularly find yourself struggling to find someone willing to pick up extra hours and you’re the one that has to stay late because your team is understaffed. Both of these situations can really lower staff morale and customer service quality, which can obviously hurt your business’ bottom line. Read More

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1. Taking Too Many Breaks During Your Search Let’s face it…we have all been there. Unemployment accompanied with a job search can be exhausting and discerning. Although its ok to take the occasional breather, don’t allow yourself lengthy breaks every time you are discouraged, or even worse, when you are making some progress. Read More

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Social Media is no longer just a way to connect with friends and family, but it has quickly evolved into a useful recruiting and screening tool to help make sure that you are hiring the right candidates.  With 3 out of 4 American adults on social networking, if your company isn’t present on social media, you may be missing out on valuable job candidates. And if you aren’t screening prospective candidates, you may be missing some major red flags, or In turn, something that sets them apart from other candidates. Read More

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Before you invest your time, money and insanity into hiring new candidates and filling vital positions, it is good idea to research and understand current workplace trends and how they will affect your workplace. Forbes.com has captured research and insights that they have tracked through hundred of studies released by companies and third parties. Here are the top 7 trends to be aware of in 2015: Read More

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There are nearly one million unemployed military veterans in the U.S. according to the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, and the Department of Labor reports that, for some veteran groups, unemployment is more than 20% higher than the national average.  Link Staffing has made it our personal mission to hire, recruit, place and train vets so that can successfully transition into a civilian career. With the creation of LinkCorps, a veteran job program, we have successfully been placing vets for years and have personally witnessed the countless benefits that they have brought to our clients. Read More