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Hiring new employees is expensive and time consuming. It’s well worth it, if you make the right choice the first time around, but a mistake can be devastating on many levels, including a severe hit to your bottom line. According to recent research, the average company in the U.S. spends approximately $4,000 on each new… Read more »

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There are a variety of ways partnering with the right staffing agency can help you jump your talent management hurdles. What it all boils down to is putting the right people in the right roles at the right time – and keeping them happy and growing in their careers within your organization. At TRC Professional… Read more »

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Security clearances are essential to working in certain jobs with government contractors or federal agencies that handle sensitive information. In addition, the medical, telecommunications and financial fields have an increasing number of positions where company data needs to be guarded and HR managers seek out candidates with current clearances. A Security Clearance Primer A security… Read more »

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Good workplace habits are essential if you’re passionate about career success. Positive habits increase your productivity and job satisfaction, and foster better relationships with your managers and coworkers. Get organized. Prioritize, stay on track, and monitor your progress by: Doing your MITs first. These are your most important tasks. Take care of them first thing… Read more »

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Your employees are your greatest asset – and you can’t afford to compromise in finding the best talent possible to help your business succeed. By outsourcing recruitment and hiring to a company that specializes in staffing within your industry, you may be making your best decision yet to ensure that success. The Advantages of Outsourcing… Read more »

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Did you know that the average cost of hiring a new employee can be anywhere from approximately $4,000 to more than 10 times that much? A large portion of this expense is lost productivity. But another big chunk comes back to costs associated with the recruitment process itself: HR staff time, advertising, and background checks… Read more »

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There has been considerable debate among talent acquisition experts about the importance of hiring speed. How critical is it? Has it become an overly-inflated measurement that leads to rushed decision-making and possibly poorer quality hires? That would be a “no.” You need to recruit smartly, efficiently, and in an agile manner. It pays to be… Read more »

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You may not have a lot of experience with setting professional goals. Maybe you’ve got a rough idea of what your future career will look like, but you’re not quite sure how to change this emerging vision into a concrete road map. As befuddled as you may feel, you’re not alone. Your plan should include… Read more »

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Because businesses and individuals will never stop realizing the value of properly managing their assets, there will always be work for financial planners, analysts, managers and executives. The Atlanta market is no exception. Here’s How to Get There Step number one towards your career in finance is a bachelor’s degree in the field. Choose a… Read more »

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Networking, polishing up your resume, setting up informational interviews … whatever steps you’re taking to optimize your job search, they may be a huge waste of time unless you’ve completed a critical first step: setting the right career goals. Research shows that goal setters achieve between 60 and 80 percent more productivity in their job… Read more »