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Hiring & Onboarding

The hiring process is one of the first impressions job candidates have of your business operations. From job applications to interviewing and new hire documentation, it’s often too easy for critical steps to go overlooked.

Make sure your hiring and onboarding process is streamlined or it could cost you losing out on a great candidate!

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By: | Aug 30, 2019
Discrimination is unacceptable when it comes to hiring, and small business owners must do their absolute best to draw within the lines of federal, state and local mandates. Still, there is a basic challenge when you’re looking to hire the most qualified individuals: How much information can you request and still be compliant with hiring... read more
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By: | Apr 19, 2019
When hiring, you want to use all the tools at your disposal to get an accurate picture of whether a candidate is a good fit or not. That may include asking for a resume and cover letter, having the candidate fill out a job application, conducting phone interviews, holding in-person meetings and calling back the... read more
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By: | Nov 07, 2018
If your business picks up at certain times of the year — or you need to cover employees taking time off for the holidays — you may turn to seasonal workers to fill the gap. Before you create a job application or hang a sign on your business’s front window, however, consider the special circumstances... read more
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By: | Nov 05, 2018
If your company is still using paper job applications or emailed resumes, your hiring process is missing the mark. Sifting through hundreds of applications is time consuming and ineffective – especially if they’re incomplete, hard to read or lacking essential information. Using an online job application tool can streamline the process and get your job... read more
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By: | Oct 24, 2018
Attracting qualified job applicants is only half the battle in securing top-notch employees. You also need to recognize the traits that differentiate average candidates from outstanding candidates. When you have an open position, you may be tempted to fill it quickly with the first candidate who meets the job requirements. But finding qualified candidates requires... read more
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By: | Sep 19, 2018
A small lawn and garden center requires women applying for positions to pass a lifting test. A loan repayment call center gives a written and oral pre-employment examination to all Hispanic or foreign-born applicants. A restaurant requires black applicants to undergo drug testing but doesn’t ask white applicants to do so. Can you spot the... read more