Posts Tagged: staffing agencies in Anchorage

Reasons Candidates Will Relocate for Work

Companies are constantly looking for the best talent they can find, and often the people they want may not be in their backyard but in a geographically distant location. If this is the case, companies may try to entice the person they want to relocate. If your company is in this position, what kinds of… Read More »

Do Your Training Programs Measure Up?

Every company touts the value of training programs and their importance, but when budgets get tight, they are often the first things to go. But this kind of attitude is a misguided one because training programs, if done the right way, can really help a company improve employee engagement and increase productivity. In order to… Read More »

Before You Fire Someone

Terminating an employee is never and easy thing to do. It is difficult not only because you are dealing with the life of a person and this person’s career, but there is also the time and cost involved in hiring a another person, which you want to avoid if possible. But it may appear that… Read More »

Inspiring Innovation

Innovation is something that every company wants. All too often, however, it is an elusive thing. But it is possible to take steps to encourage innovation, to establish a culture of innovation at your company. To foster innovation, you need to allow your employees to take risks without fear of failure. In fact, as strange… Read More »

The Interview Handshake — A Critical Moment

In preparing for a job interview, experts advise paying as much attention to your appearance and demeanor as you do to researching the company and practicing your sales pitch. You need to watch your hygiene and dress, as well as your body language. You want to appear confident and professional. There is, however, one small… Read More »

What to Put in the Job Offer Letter

After your company has made an offer to a job candidate, the next step is usually sending the person a formal offer in a letter. This is the last step in the hiring process, and there are several things that need to be included in the letter. Human resource experts say that companies should make… Read More »

Asking the Right Questions

During the interview process, career experts all counsel that the person being interviewed needs to ask questions about the job they are applying for and about the company. Not doing so gives the hiring manager the impression that you aren’t really interested in the job. Asking questions also gives the candidate the opportunity to show… Read More »

Tips to Get the Job You Want

It seems that as the Internet has grown, so has the number of web sites and other portals offering job hunters foolproof advice for finding a job. The job market is in a constant state of flux, and so advice that may have applied in the recent past may now be considered obsolete. So, in… Read More »

Energizing Employee Engagement

 Recent studies have shown that only about 30 percent of employees are really engaged with their work. That means the other 70 percent either don’t care about their work and are simply going through the motions or are downright mad about their work environment. Companies realize the importance of having an engaged workforce. Companies with… Read More »

Acing the Job Interview

There is a lot of advice out there on how to do well at a job interview. But, because of the changing nature of workplaces, the needs of employers, and the workforce itself, some of the advice is a little shopworn, confusing and sometimes contradictory. What career experts advise is that you need to help… Read More »