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  • Top 5 Career Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them

    August 10, 2011

    No one’s perfect, but when it comes to your career, some mistakes can prove more costly than others. With an unstable economy, job security can be shaky for some industries and professionals. Why compromise your career by making an avoidable mistake. Make an effort to avoid these top career mistakes. Don’t throw away your career by making foolish mistakes. Here

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  • Using Temporary Staffing to Supplement Vacations

    August 7, 2011

    Although the start of the school year is seemingly just around the corner, we are hitting prime vacation time for many employees. As members of your team are seemingly on a vacation carrousel, your company can take a serious hit. It can seem like many businesses are in “slowdown” during the summer, but in reality, it should be “business as

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  • The True Cost of a Bad Hire

    August 3, 2011

    An organization can spend months determining whether they need to make a new hire. Then, the job description, requirements, and duties are hashed out – sometimes by one person, more often by a team of employees. By the time you finally make it to the hiring process, your organization could have spent several months preparing. Once you’re ready to start

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  • Peoplelink Announces August Shining Star

    July 28, 2011

      Peoplelink is happy to announce that Ms. Barbara Ridley has been chosen as August’s Shining Star employee. Barbara works at Biomet in Warsaw, Indiana. She reports to the Warsaw, Indiana Peoplelink branch office. Barbara started her employment with Peoplelink as a Biomet Contract Sales Associate back in November, 2010. As a Contract Sales Associate, Barbara works with customers and

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  • 3 Tips for Effective Reference Checks

    July 26, 2011

    Reference checks are typically a “no-brainer” component of the hiring process. There are several variables; however, that can impact their benefit and effectiveness. Some employers even have a strict policy against giving any information besides a verification of dates of employment – makes it difficult to assess whether a candidate will be a good fit for your organization! Effective reference

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  • It’s Time to Streamline Your Hiring Process

    July 22, 2011

    Have you reviewed your hiring process recently? Does your company have a defined hiring process? Hiring a new employee can be one of the most bloated and time-consuming parts of your job. And at the end of the day, how can you even be sure that you’ve hired the right person? Let’s face it: hiring is stressful. Hiring can be

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