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Possible Solutions for High Turnover

Modern businesses need to be able to focus on targeted recruitment and retention strategies that provide meaningful results. If an organization can retain its valued employees, it can often decrease the need to recruit new ones.

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Possible Solution for Injuries in the Workplace

It isn’t uncommon for employees within certain roles to receive increased compensation based on the danger they face each day in many industrial and manufacturing industries. Often known as “Hazard Pay,” this additional compensation is offered to assist with potential physical discomfort or distress that can occur while on the job.

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Possible Solution for Long Ramp Up

Employees are generally considered one of the most valuable resources that a company can have. Unfortunately, while many businesses have graduated pay plans for their employees, they may be garnering high employee costs unnecessarily.

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Possible Solution for High Employee Cost

Employees are generally considered one of the most valuable resources that a company can have. Unfortunately, while many businesses have graduated pay plans for their employees, they may be garnering high employee costs unnecessarily.

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Possible Solution for Poor Quality of Employees

It’s no secret that many employers find it hard to increase wages. Between organizational changes, economic conditions, and a laser focus on corporate growth, certain factors make it difficult for an employer to offer highly competitive salaries.

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Possible Solution for Meeting Headcount

When modern businesses expand, wages and other associated benefits are often left behind in the growth process. This, in turn, results in non-competitive wages and high levels of employee turnover that make meeting headcounts even more difficult.

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Possible Solutions for High Employee Cost

Most business leaders try to ensure that their employees are getting a fair wage for their services. When employees fail to meet expectations placed on them, yet annual raises continue to occur, an entry-level or mid-level position may become incredibly lucrative – especially when the employee is paid too much from the start.

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Possible Solutions for Poor Quality of Employees

When employees feel like they are not being paid a fair wage, it can often lead to poor work quality. Not only can low wages have devastating effects on the morale of the company’s workforce as a whole, but it can also lead to feelings of anger, stress and resentment. Finding the right salary range for the type of work being completed through a wage analysis is often one of the best ways to attract top talent and eliminate poor quality employees.

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Possible Solutions for Reducing Turnover

Certain positions in the manufacturing industry tend to have high rates of employee turnover, resulting in a never-ending revolving door of new employees. The impact that this turnover has on a business is abundantly clear as managers and coworkers vent their frustration and productivity levels reach an all-time low.

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Possible Solutions for Meeting Headcount Goals

Manufacturers nationwide, from New York to California, are facing a common problem – meeting headcounts while controlling the cost of labor to meet designated profit and loss (P&L) targets.

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When Should I Hire More Employees?

Knowing the best time to bring on additional employees is often an ongoing struggle for business owners. While getting busy means more profit; it also means that not having enough staff will mean that your current employees have to work even harder.

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Recruiting

Land Your Perfect Job with a Recruiting Specialist

Looking for a new job can be an incredibly stressful experience for most job seekers. Ultimately This leads them to accept a position that is great for right now but does not provide the career path they are looking for.

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How Can You Make Sure You Hire the Right Employee?

If you are a business owner, there is a good chance that you are constantly looking for the best talent possible to add to your existing teams. And while your HR teams may know the best places to post your job listings,

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Certified Source Ranks No. 1074 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 428.74%!

(Tulsa, OK, 8/17/2020) – Inc. Magazine recently revealed its annual Inc. 5000 list to showcase the nation’s fastest-growing companies. Ranking at 1074, Certified Source is honored to be included among the honorees.

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Certified Source Honored in 2020 Inc. 5000 List

Our unique attention to detail and focus on local markets has not only allowed us to create strong bonds with our clients, but it has also established our business as an emerging leader in the professional staffing industry.

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How Can You Make a Temp Employee Permanent?

In the modern job market, it is not uncommon for businesses to take the time needed to ensure a candidate is a right fit for not only the position they are working but that they also fit into the company culture as a whole.

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What Skills Are Required for Entry-Level Front Office Medical Jobs?

As a team of support specialists that are directly interfacing with patients, entry-level, front office medical jobs will often require many administrative tasks that may not be suited the unique skills that each job seeker has; however, many of these skills can be learned in as little as six months of schooling.

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Questions Every Manager Should Ask a New Hire

Onboarding a new hire is often a critical period of any business. The faster a new employee can be assimilated, the sooner they will start being able to make a positive impact on the company’s goals and returning the investment that has been put into them.

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When Should a Business Hire a Staffing Agency?

Business leaders are always looking for ways to improve processes and ensure their business is as efficient as possible. And, although many businesses already outsource their advertising and marketing, they tend to not think of recruiting or hiring new talent in the same way.

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5 Tips to Ace Your Video Interview

As the COVID-10 crisis continues to transform business as usual for many industries, new technology developments have made it possible for businesses to perform “socially distant” interviews by relying on Zoom and other video chat platforms.

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Ways to Start a Pay Raise Discussion

Discussing money in the workplace can be tricky to navigate for both employees and their employers that are responsible for determining the appropriate wages they deserve.

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How Do Professional Staffing Agencies Find Candidates?

Although many businesses have invested in applicant tracking systems to automate resume storage and find candidates that demonstrate desired skills, these systems are often unable to make a judgment call of which candidates are the best fit for a position.

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How to Give Constructive Feedback to Candidates

Although many employers do not realize it, many candidates are looking for honest feedback after an interview to determine how they could make a better impression in future endeavors if no position is extended.

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5 Questions Recruiters Ask and How to Answer Them

Although COVID-19 resulted in widespread layoffs and a halt to hiring, businesses are finally starting to reopen nationwide and need employees to help facilitate daily requirements.

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Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job

Although it may be tempting to take the first job offer thrown your way, there is a chance that it may not be what you are truly looking for in a career.

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Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout

In recent years, the corporate world has seen a major influx of employees who quit or stop performing to their full capacity due to employee burnout. To counter this, many companies have adopted various systems and ideas

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Bouncing Back into the Job Market After a Layoff

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many members of the workforce have faced layoffs as companies struggle to stay afloat. While you are not to blame for the predicament that you are currently facing, it is important to take the steps necessary to bounce back into the job market following a layoff.

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Getting the Most from Remote Workers

Coronavirus has led many employers to adapt wherever possible to allow their workers to work at home. And, though this may have just seemed like a temporary side effect, many industries are not integrating new positions into their company or transitioning previous positions to accommodate remote workers.

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Reasons to Consider Company Culture in Your Job Search

While there are many different things to consider when searching for a job, it is important to also learn more about the potential work environment that you will be a part of if offered a position

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How to Review Resumes

Whether you are a new hiring manager or you have been reviewing resumes for a long time, there is often an art to quickly sifting through potential candidate submissions to see which stick out and which should be passed on.

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Skills to Include on Your Resume

COVID-19 has affected the United States economy greatly and, what was at once a fairly low-competition job market, has now become incredibly competitive.

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The Costs of Onboarding a New Employee

Although many businesses may equate the cost of hiring a new employee to the salary and benefits that they offer them, there is likely more to the equation than meets the eye.

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How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

Although there are a variety of reasons that an employee may want to pursue a different career path, ensuring that you don’t burn your bridges and potential references when you leave a current job is important.

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5 Ways to Control Costs with Staffing

Any business looking to improve operating margins within their organization will inevitably need to look at their current staffing strategy. From entry-level positions to the CEO, maximizing profitability begins with ensuring that effective staffing is being utilized as best as possible.

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7 Steps to a Great Resume

Anyone searching for a new career likely knows how important a great resume is for getting a foot in the door at a business that you have applied for.

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What Do Employees Actually Want?

As society continues to evolve, the demands that employees have from their respective employees have also seen a dramatic shift. Unfortunately, this has made a challenging situation for employers that are trying to keep up with the demand to attract top talent while also retaining their best employees.

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How To Answer Common Interview Questions

In modern times, you don’t have to search far online to find the most common interview questions; however, most of these articles don’t provide any real insight or ideas on how to answer them.

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What Research Should You Do Before an Interview?

Unfortunately, many potential candidates don’t research the organization they are interviewing at or, if they do, they only do the bare minimum to get through the interview process.

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The Benefits of Working with a Staffing Agency

Onboarding new employees not only takes away precious time that could be used in other facets of your business but it can also leave a lasting impression on your wallet if you don’t hire the right person for the position.

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Dress for the Job You Want

As a job seeker, you might be wondering what the best outfit to wear for your upcoming job interview may be.

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How to Reduce Employee Turnover

Even the most sought after positions in the nation experience turnover as employees leave or pursue new career advancement opportunities.

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How Can a Recruiter Help You Land Your Dream Job?

Even if you are prepared to face some rejection while finding your first career-related job, you may still be a little apprehensive about what to expect throughout the process.

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Make Finding a New Job Your New Year’s Resolution!

As the end of the year approaches, you may be looking for a new job. The good news is that whether you are currently unemployed or are just looking for new opportunities, the workforce is set to be very accommodating in 2020.

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Make the Best First Impression

Whether it’s your interview with a dream employer or your first day on the job, making a great first impression is important. After all, a new career is an excellent way to network with other professionals, build new skills and unlock opportunities that may not have been available

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5 Ways a Staffing Agency Can Help You Find The Perfect Match

As a business owner, you are likely always looking for ways to draw in the top talent in your area anytime a position needs to be filled or becomes vacant. While you could wade through countless applications and still not find the right candidate, working with a staffing agency may be the assistance you need to make the process worthwhile.

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Thinking of Hiring a Recent Graduate?

As a business owner, it’s important to ensure you find a candidate with the skill set you are searching for but also at a reasonable salary that fits in your budget. For this reason, businesses of all sizes are often interested in hiring a recent graduate; however, there are many different considerations you should keep in mind if you want to take this route.

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I Caught My Employee Lying. What Happens Next?

You asked your employee to fulfill a simple task and they claim they have done it. But it turns out later that you find out they weren’t being honest. Once you catch your employee in a lie it can be disappointing, but it can also have further ramifications on your business’ productivity.

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5 In-Demand Manufacturing Jobs

In the modern economy, manufacturing jobs are making an impressive comeback and providing job stability for a large percentage of the American population.

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5 Interview Process Evaluation Ideas

As an employer, you likely already know how hard it is to find the top talent due to a competitive and always-changing work environment.

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How to Finally Have That Conversation with Your Boss

There will come a time in your career when you will ultimately need to have a difficult conversation with your boss.

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