Recruiting Tips

Hiring and Recruiting Tips for Temporary Staffing, Direct Hire Staffing, Government Staffing, & Hospitality Staffing in Sarasota & Bradenton, FL.

10 Things Bosses Never Tell Employees…

Here is a great article from one of our favorite tutorials, Inc. Magazine, about the things that bosses wish they could tell you, but can’t.

Employers: This article is a great one to send out to your employees to make them aware of all the hardships you most likely keep to yourself and the compliments & information that you want to give employees…but just can’t.

Employees: This article sheds a great light on some of the things that your boss probably thinks & experiences, but for obvious ...

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Don’t Quit!

Ad-VANCE’s friends and fellow TempNet members at Broad Waverly Staffing in Red Bank, NJ recently shared these encoruaging words with us, and we wanted to share them with all of you job seekers, employees, and employers:

 
“ABE’S STORY”

Failed in business at age 21.

Defeated in legislative race at age 22.

Failed again in business at age 24.

Overcame the death of his sweetheart at age 26.

Had a nervous breakdown at age 27.

Lost a congressional race at age 36.

Lost a senatorial race at age 45.

Failed in ...

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Why Temporary Staffing Makes Sense!

Attention Employers and Job Seekers: Are you considering working with a temporary staffing or search agency?

According to Careerbuilder.com and Forbes magazine, 36% of companies will use a temporary staffing firm in 2012. Currently, more than one third of all American companies have less staff on payroll than they did before the recession, and a majority of them are turning to staffing companies for assistance in rebuilding their work team.  In today’s employment market, with a high amount of unemployed, qualified American workers, hiring on new staff can prove to be ...

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Interview Prep – What Do You Think???

Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions is proud to have recently partnered with Keiser University in Sarasota to help prepare graduating students for real-life interview situations. Keiser University offers a wide variety of programs in a wide range of fields, from Certificates to Doctorate programs. At Ad-VANCE, we always coach job seekers to dress professionally, have multiuple copies of their resume and references, and be prepared for anything. Among some of the standard interview questions that we suggest job seekers be prepared for are the ...

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Why Performance Reviews Fail—And What You Can Do About It

Performance reviews can be an outstanding way to provide specific feedback (both positive and negative), gain buy-in from your staff, improve morale, and drive performance. But, they only work if you have a good implementation and follow-up plan.

The bad news: many companies don’t have a good plan in place. In fact, a survey conducted earlier this year found that only 45% of employees felt their managers provided good, consistent feedback. Additionally, ...

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Temporary Hiring: A Prelude to Permanent Hiring…

As the economy slowly starts to turn around, more and more employers are turning to staffing agencies for employees. Many do not yet want to hire permanent employees, so they are hiring employees on a temporary basis before taking them on permanent. Employers can also save lots of money by avoiding HR costs and worker’s comp, unemployment, and state/federal taxes when using employment agencies. Until employers begin to do all of their own hiring again, staffing agencies are the best medium for finding employment, both ...

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How to Conduct Interviews in a Lawful Manner

A few tips from Ad-VANCE to ensure your interviews are conducted in a lawful manner…

For Employers: Before conducting candidate interviews, always ask yourself this one question: Can I demonstrate a job-related necessity for asking each interview question? An interview question should never be asked if it is not directly related to judging an applicant’s qualifications, level of skills, or overall competence for the position. It is advised to have some kind of interview outline to structure the direction ...

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Tips for Getting New Employees up to Speed Quickly

Whether you call it onboarding or staff induction, the amount of time, effort and thought that you put into welcoming a new employee to your company will have a tremendous impact on how quickly they will be able to contribute to your bottom line. How can you get your new hires up to speed quickly?

According to author Michael Watkins, the founder and chairman of Genesis Advisers, there are four domains that new hires need to master: business orientation, expectations ...

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Top 5 Reasons Employees Leave Their Jobs

Recently, we shared our thoughts on 10 Ways to Retain Your Top Employees. In light of recent research, we thought we would share the Top 5 Reasons Employees Leave Their Jobs.

According to findings from Deloitte’s fourth annual “Ethics & Workplace Survey,”

  • • Forty-six percent of those who want to change jobs are mainly motivated by a loss of trust in their employers
  • • Forty-six percent said a lack of transparent communication from their organization’s leadership was the reason why they were ...
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10 Ways to Retain Your Top Employees

As we begin to come out of a difficult recession, companies need to realize that their most valued employees will be presented with other opportunities. Instead of watching your top talent walk out the door as soon as they get a better offer, try following these 10 steps to retain your top performers:

1. Clearly identify the people you want to keep. In recent years, many executives have focused on whom they should get rid of rather than on whom they should ...

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