Recruiting companies are becoming more and more prevalent as our culture progresses into the digital age. But some people still question whether or not they’re actually worth it, despite their continued success. After all, you already have a human resources department, so why should you trust your hiring procedures to an outsider?
Simply put: they’re better at it, and it saves you money.
How they do it better
Your own human resources representatives have a lot on their plate. They manage your company’s insurance and benefits packages, payroll, interpersonal conflicts… Read more
“I see too many people do this and its advise I recently gave a client”, say Britanie Olvera, Building Team Solutions President. This client by the way was in dire need of hiring employees, they were turning away work. So, now is not the time to decide that your Service Manager is the ideal person to do all the resume vetting and interviews and here is why. This is what we uncovered and the plan we advised moving forward:
Unless you have spent the time and energy making sure your… Read more
Employers take note! A new Career Builder survey found that 21 percent of employees plan to leave their jobs in 2016. That figure represents a five percent increase from January 2015. Among younger workers, those between the ages of 18 and 34, the increase is even more dramatic. Three out of 10 of employees in that age group plan to leave their jobs this year, up from 23 percent last year.
If you think it’s no big deal, think again. Studies show that employee turnover can cost companies as much… Read more
How awesome is this? WOW, we have skilled workers staffed in this project working with the General Contractor to BUILD this. We are blessed to be part of this great project! What a story to tell their children and grandchildren! GREAT video take a couple minutes to watch!!
Building Team Solutions = making history one staffing at a time!
Footage provided and taken by: Dell Medical School Construction Site: Drone Flyover Footage, 2015… Read more
The cost of making the wrong hiring decision has led many employers to turn to personality tests to better understand their potential employees. But is a personality test a foolproof hiring tool?
In a report published in the University of Pennsylvania’s Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Susan J. Stabilet, a professor of law at St. John’s University, outlined a variety of issues—from flawed test results to possible discrimination—surrounding personality tests in the workplace.
Here are the three most relevant reasons you might want to steer clear of this hiring… Read more
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if every time an employee resigned, a new position was created or you were having trouble filling a critical role, you had the names of several suitable candidates right at your fingertips? That’s the idea behind a talent pipeline, a long-range recruiting strategy that minimizes the likelihood of hiring mistakes, saves time and money and helps organizations plan for their futures.
According to Microsoft Executive Recruiter Heather Parrot, that’s what talent pipelining is all about. “Talent pipelining … is building long-term professional relationships with passive talent… Read more
The best companies attract the best people. It’s a concept as irrefutable as the laws of gravity.
Even in industries where employers typically have their pick of top talent, becoming an employer of choice has become increasingly important; more and more companies have come to understand that attracting and retaining top talent can give them the edge they need in today’s competitive business landscape. Research shows that creating an environment that supports, motivates and inspires people is often just as important as compensation.
In the 2015 Employee Job Satisfaction and… Read more
Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY for those in the know) is an annual event on the first Friday of October, initially declared in 2013 by President Obama. During MFG DAY over 1,600 plants open their doors and welcome in tens of thousands of people to promote awareness of manufacturing and inspire people to consider careers in the industry. This year, we celebrated MFG DAY on October 2.
And there’s much to celebrate. While the manufacturing industry in the United States has seen some rough times in the past few decades, a… Read more
The results are in. Recent reports confirm what most successful business leaders have known for decades: Assembling and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential for business in the 21st century.
A strong employee retention strategy focused on diversity, coupled with a customer base that celebrates a company’s inclusive values, can improve brand affinity — and the bottom line. "Basic economic theory suggests that consumers will correct for a company’s lack of diversity by simply not spending money there … The same can be said of employees, who are… Read more
By some estimates, entry-level employee turnover can cost companies somewhere between 30-50 percent of the employee’s annual salary.
As the American job market continues to improve and more positions become available, taking steps to retain talented entry-level employees might be one of soundest investments you can make.
Why Employees Leave
The first step to retaining employees is understanding why they leave. Many entry-level workers change jobs at or around the two-year mark because it’s the fastest way to increase their salaries, according to Cameron Keng’s 2014 article in Forbes Magazine.… Read more