Tagged as hiring managers

Dell Medical School

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 worst answers to interview questions.

I recently heard someone say there is no wrong answer. Well, that in itself, is indeed a wrong answer! There are some terrible answers out there. No, we shouldn’t simply embrace idiocracy because people are “being themselves.” For example, if you are applying for a job as a cashier and you have served time for armed robbery- while you may have recovered and changed your life- applying for that job isn’t the best idea because the answer you will have to give to certain cash related questions will be the… Read more

3 Tips for Finding Work in 2014

It is a New Year. As we wind down the first month of 2014, there have been some changes in how to find work that are noticeable. We here at Building Team Solutions thought it would be a great way to end the week by sharing the top three tips for finding work in 2014. #1. Are you really looking for a job or are you looking for a career? This has to be the first question you ask yourself. If you’re looking for a job in the field of… Read more

Policies Can’t Prevent Employee Stupidity on Social Media!

It sounds harsh. Employee stupidity. The truth is that employees can’t navigate every aspect of an employee’s life. And, employees use social media to interact in and outside of the workplace. And these employees often interact with one another using social media outside of the work space. So, what happens when one employee posts something on social media that offends another employee? Is this your responsibility as an employer? It can be. First, no matter what type of internal and external policy your company lawyer draws up, an employee is… Read more

3 Questions You Should Be Asking Potential Employees

Social media has helped employees connect with employers. And while this is great for employers wanting to gauge character before interviewing an employee, many are missing the mark when it comes to asking the right questions when engaging with a prospect employee on line. Here are Building Team Solutions’ Top 3 Questions Every Employer Needs to Ask a Potential Employee Online! 1. Give me a random bit about yourself. This is a great question because you can tell a lot about someone’s personality by how they use this opportunity. Do… Read more

When You're Not Hired...

I run a staffing company. My clients are seeking the best employees who will also fit in with their company's culture, match their payment ability, and best represent who they are as a brand. As a result, different factors play into who obtains which jobs. The person with the most experience doesn't always get the job. So, how do you handle not landing the job or getting that promotion? Life is full of disappointments. I'm sure if you didn't get job A with us, we will be able to place… Read more

Finding A Job in 2014

It is really sad to know there are millions of people in this country going without extended unemployment benefits this soon into 2014. While there is something to be said for a positive attitude, I know how hard it can be to keep the faith. As the New Year is headed into its third day, let me give you some quick and easy tips to help move your job search along. Yes, applying with us does improve your chances. But, if you're still curious, take a look at my best… Read more

When To Follow Up

If you're in a position to hire then be prepared for follow up phone calls and/or emails. I tell CEOs and other business decision makers to not be annoyed when a candidate is calling seeking an answer. Empathy for the interviewee is crucial. While you're not going to love all the final candidates, you're going to have to treat them with the same respect you would want. Don't get annoyed if you receive a phone call following up on your hiring decision the day you said you're going to be… Read more

Are You in the 'Smart' Habit Zone?

Here's the thing - I run Building Team Solutions. I do get asked HR questions day in and day out. But I get a lot of general business questions. I can understand the reasoning as I work with many business leaders in dramatically different industries. So, is there a secret to success? This is another question I am asked a lot. While the secret recipe has yet to be debated, there are a few 'Smart' habits many great leaders have. For example; being an avid reader seems to be a… Read more

Why "Temp" Can Mean A "Permanent Job."

I've been posting a bit on temporary work. Well, most people seeking temp work really are after a permanent job. While the word "temp" might seem unattractive, let me give you the reasons behind its almost perfect setting: 1) Opportunity to work for companies that rarely advertise (because they found working with placement agencies and staffing firms saves them time and money). 2) You're able to test out The company. Do you really like your manager? How about your co-workers? You can discover if a company really is a great… Read more