Posts Tagged “employers”

Staffing Firms: Beyond Temporary Job Placements

A computer sits on a desk in Madison, Wisconsin As part of the staffing industry, our company often hears from employers who believe we only handle temporary job placements. While it is true that a portion of the placements from staffing firms are temporary assignments, the majority of positions we fill at Drake & Company Staffing Solutions are often direct hire opportunities. Companies that are working ...

Hiring Tips From Childhood Lessons

Two hands shake at a job interview in Madison, Wisconsin The Internet is filled with advice on what employers want from job applicants, but what we do not often hear about is what job applicants hope to receive from employers in return throughout the hiring process. Job seekers work hard to impress employers throughout the application process in hopes of becoming the chosen one for ...

How To Understand Your Future Employees

Fingers type fast on a laptop keyboard “Our company was founded at the turn of the century,” an employer proudly boasted. “Which one?” asked the job candidate.   Beloit College released its well-known Mindset List for the class of 2019. These incoming college freshmen were born in 1997, with the likes of Dolly the sheep and the McCaughey septuplets. They grew up ...

6 Stories That Drive Success

The Capitol Building In Madison, Wisconsin Summer is a busy season for everyone between vacations, outdoor activities and also a full work schedule, that it can be difficult to stay on top of the latest business news or management tips. We compiled six stories from around the web that provide inspiration and successful methods to improve business. In Business Spheres of Influence—2015 ...

Articles That We Love

Glasses rest on a computer keyboard From time to time we come across articles and infographics that might be of interest to other local businesses. As we combed through a list of noteworthy articles, these five stood out as hot topics in hiring trends, management styles and flexible solutions for employee retention. Inc.: Six Steps to Hiring (and Retaining) Great Employees ...

Your Job Applicant Wants To Break Up With You

Woman holds hand in front of camera If you stop to think about it, the hiring process is a lot like dating. At a job interview everyone dresses to impress the other person. The initial greeting is met with nerves and uncertainty before you both sit down together. You each take turns asking the other thoughtful questions about themselves while hoping the ...