60+ Best Interview Questions To Ask Candidates

60+ Best Questions to Ask Candidates

Interviews are the worst. Much like first dates, everyone is on their best behavior. No one is showing their faults. That makes it hard for anyone to figure out what the other person is really like on a daily basis. Job interviews are the same way. The candidate is usually nervous, which doesn’t help. You… Read more »

Top 5 Hiring Trends in 2022

Top 5 Hiring Trends for 2022

Predicting hiring trends in 2022 is difficult, considering what we’ve all been going through. The only constant in this economy has been that it keeps changing. We’ve been changing to adapt, to lockdown, to open up, and so on. These past two years have been a whirlwind of change across all industries and it doesn’t… Read more »

6 Ways Upskilling Solves Problems

Upskilling, also known as reskilling, is the act of investing in current or new employees so they can bridge the gap that automation has created. Automation has conquered large swaths of labor, often tedious labor that doesn’t require nuanced knowledge.  Some employers try to cut corners by firing their staff and hire new people, but… Read more »

7 Common Hiring Mistakes (and how to Avoid Them)

7 Common Hiring Mistakes (and how to Avoid Them)

Hiring is a big investment for companies to make and one that can pay off long term if done correctly. A bad hire, however, can be a costly and damaging mistake. Undercover Recruiter estimates that a bad hire (including the cost of the hiring process, retention, and salary) can cost a company as much as… Read more »

6 Best Ways to Retain Employees

Is the Great Resignation coming to your company? To retain employees in a “normal” time is hard enough, but what about after a pandemic? Reports have already come in that a quarter of the United States workforce will be looking for a new job once it’s safe, according to this study. It is a job… Read more »

9 Ways a Temp Agency Help Job Seekers

A temp agency can help job seekers in so many ways. Who hasn’t googled “jobs hiring near me”? After all, who wants a long commute? After all, it doesn’t matter how much they pay or if they hire you if you can’t get there! Plenty of places say that they’re hiring, but do you know… Read more »

5 Tips for Hiring During Low Unemployment

5 Tips for Hiring During Low Unemployment

Hiring during low unemployment is tricky! If people are passing over the job openings posted, then there is an underlying problem. Rooting any issues out will get you those applications you need! While hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming, there are a few strategies to make sure it doesn’t happen to your company.  … Read more »

Straight A’s of NESC Staffing’s Values

NESC Staffing's Values

Values are the heart and soul of what makes a company function. It’s important for both clients and customers to know what NESC Staffing stands for before agreeing to anything. From our start in 1984 in a tiny office to our current offices stretched nationwide, we have upheld these company values:   Attitude Staffing is… Read more »

Difference Between W-2 and 1099 Tax Form

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Recently, a lot of people have been confused about the difference between a W-2 and a 1099 form and why it’s so important. Today we break it down for you!   What is a W-2? W-2 is more detailed than 1099. The reason for that is employers withhold deductions throughout the year from employee income… Read more »

Why People Quit Their Jobs and How To Prevent It

Why would people quit their jobs? During low unemployment, it’s not surprising that some companies are now trying to lure away excellent employees from their competition. Meanwhile, others are desperately trying to keep who they have from wandering off somewhere else. The good news is that people leave for pretty similar reasons- reasons that can… Read more »