5 Tips for Hiring Top Candidates During the Holidays

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5 Tips for Hiring Top Candidates During the Holidays Here’s why hiring during the holidays is the best time to find new employees. Little to No Recruiting Competition If you’re hiring during the holidays, you will have less competition than usual. Plenty of companies run out of money by December for their advertising, recruiting budget,… Read more »

Global Staffing Industry is Expanding

Growing Staffing Industry The global staffing industry is projected to grow by 9% in the year 2022, according to the latest report by the latest “Global Staffing Market Estimates and Forecasts” report by Staffing Industry Analysts. The growth in 2021 was 21% and was estimated to be worth $599 billion globally. The top three countries… Read more »

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 $240,000 … Read more »

6 Best Ways to Retain Employees

It isn’t easy to retain good employees right now. Reports have come in that a quarter of the United States workforce is looking for a new job now that it’s safe, according to this study. It is a job hunter’s market. One in four people is looking for a brand new job. Here’s how you… Read more »

9 Ways a Temp Agency Help Job Seekers

A temp agency can help job seekers in so many ways. Plenty of places say that they’re hiring, but do you know for sure? Can you be certain that your resume will make it to an actual person and not get stuck in the computer’s Applicant Tracking System? How do you know if you’re even… 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 »