Category: Leadership

Featured Image: Barb Hooper is Promoted to Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa Office

Barb Hooper is Promoted to Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa Office

We are excited to announce the promotion of Barb Hooper as the new Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa office. She comes with a lot of experience and success throughout her career. We took a minute to talk to Barb about how she got into the recruiting and staffing business and how she sees […]

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Featured Image: Onsite vs. Remote. That is the big discussion happening in many companies.

Onsite vs. Remote. That is the big discussion happening in many companies.

The global pandemic has forced companies to allow their employees to work remotely over the past few months. Some have thrived in a remote environment while others have faced challenges. As states begin to slowly loosen restrictions, the question becomes, “do we go back to how things were before?” Do we keep people remote?  Is there […]

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Featured Image: Congratulations to Hiede, Matt and Nathan

Congratulations to Hiede, Matt and Nathan

April 17, 2020 | Leadership, TalentBridge News

We would like to give a big shout out to three team members that have worked very hard and achieved significant accomplishments. Hiede, Matt and Nathan were promoted over the past couple of months. This is a well deserved promotion for all of them and we couldn’t be more proud of everything they have done […]

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Featured Image: Free SkillSoft Courses

Free SkillSoft Courses

These are challenging times and TalentBridge wants to help. Through our partnership with Career Partners International, TalentBridge is a preferred provider of SkillSoft and we are offering for a limited-time, complimentary access to SkillSoft Business Continuity Package. This package provides education on Virtual Teams and Business Continuity due to changes caused by COVID-19. From now until June […]

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Featured Image: Onboarding Remotely

Onboarding Remotely

A good onboarding process can be critical to win over new employees as it’s the true “first impression” as a new employee. It’s an opportunity to engage and make them feel a part of a great organization. However, a bad onboarding experience can lead to employees jumping to premature conclusion or possibly leaving the job […]

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Featured Image: The Biases Behind Candidate Selection and How to Avoid Them

The Biases Behind Candidate Selection and How to Avoid Them

The way employers choose employees has changed over time and continues to evolve. Over the past century we’ve seen great improvement in the shift from hiring decisions inadvertently being made on unconscious biases to more objective factors like IQ test results. More recently, competencies listed on a well-formatted resume and the untapped potential interviewers see […]

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Featured Image:  Three Easy Actions That Can Help Retain Employees

 Three Easy Actions That Can Help Retain Employees

As summer kicks into high gear, the tight labor market shows no signs of softening. The latest Employment Situation Summaryfrom the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates 224,000 jobs were added in June. While the unemployment rate increased from 3.6% to 3.7%, it remains near 50-year lows. This data underscores why it’s more important than ever […]

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Featured Image: Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

For the past several years employers have been focused on the needs of Millennial employees, and rightfully so–since the early 2010s, Millennials have been the largest generation in the workforce. But they are not the youngest generation in the workforce anymore. The oldest members of Generation Z are in their early twenties and they make […]

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Featured Image: The Importance of Employee Onboarding

The Importance of Employee Onboarding

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ April employment report, the rate of unemployment is at a 50-year low (3.6 percent). As a result, companies have to work harder than ever to attract and retain qualified employees. One way to improve retention rates is through the onboarding process. In order for new employees to be […]

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Featured Image: What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

In a huge contrast to January’s gain of 304,000 jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Statistics’ (BLS) monthly jobs report for February showed the U.S. labor market added only 20,000 total nonfarm jobs last month. Unemployment sits at a very low 3.8 percent (it hit a 50-year low in November at 3.7 percent) which means that […]

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