5 Recruiting Biases That are Hurting Your Efforts

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Whether you are staffing in Lumberton or Charlotte, unconscious bias can sabotage your recruiting efforts. You could be missing out on a great hire by not being aware of the flawed shortcuts your brain makes. To help you avoid such missed opportunities, watch for these unconscious biases in your hiring process.  The Halo Effect   This cognitive bias involves allowing one obvious positive trait about a… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Interview in the Manufacturing Industry

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Congratulations on being offered a manufacturing interview! You may be a little nervous, particularly if you’ve never had an industry interview before. Here are some tips for preparing to sell yourself to your interviewer. Research the company  As with any job, it’s crucial to review the job posting to identify the specific skills, education, and other qualifications the employer is looking… Read more »

5 Signs Your Company Culture Needs Changing

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Organizational culture is one of the most often overlooked aspects of success in today’s competitive business landscape. Organizations that focus on working through the prism of a consistent set of values, objectives and missions consistently exceed expectations. Meanwhile, organizations that fail to consider the importance of culture tend to get left behind.  Unfortunately, identifying the need for cultural change within an… Read more »

Resume Focus – What Skills Does an Administrative Assistant Need in 2021?

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One of our most popular blog posts has been a piece about the skills employers look for in an administrative assistant in the past few years. Knowing these skills has never been more important, as COVID-19 has increased the importance and complexity of the admin’s role. Not only do they need the traditional proficiencies in scheduling, bookkeeping, and arranging travel; admins also are being asked to take… Read more »