Category: Talent Management

Featured Image: Increase Efficiency By Utilizing a Staffing Firm

Increase Efficiency By Utilizing a Staffing Firm

February 13, 2014 | Talent Management, TalentBridge News

Most managers cringe when an employee hands in a resignation letter. Not only is the company losing a valued team member, the time and effort involved in hiring a replacement can be draining ─ not to mention the steep overhead costs associated with the process. In fact, most companies spend a lot more money on […]

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Charlotte’s Unemployment Statistics May Not Be All That They Appear

February 11, 2014 | Talent Management

As of August 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) cites the Charlotte area at a 7.6 percent unemployment rate, compared with the November 2013 national average of 7 percent. At first glance it may appear that Charlotte companies are experiencing a hiring crisis; however, things aren’t always as they seem. What Factors Contribute […]

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The True Cost of Hiring

According to a 2012 article by Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., hiring a new worker can end up costing your company 150 percent of their annual salary. So if you’re planning to hire a new employee with an annual salary of $50,000, be prepared to pay $75,000 to find your candidate, if you’re handling hiring […]

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Avoid Failure: How to Ensure New Hire Success

January 10, 2014 | Talent Management

Sometimes you desperately needed to add a new member to your team yesterday. While it may seem ideal to hire someone as fast as possible, it’s best to take your time to find the right person for the job ─ not just the first seemingly qualified applicant. In a study of 20,000 new hires, Forbes found that […]

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Featured Image: Employment in Charlotte: Financial Analyst

Employment in Charlotte: Financial Analyst

If  you’re a financial analyst currently searching for new opportunities or trying to break into the field, Charlotte is a great place to work. Currently, there are nearly 7,500 financial analyst positions in North Carolina and this number is expected to increase by 30 percent to 9,640 by 2016. This is much higher than the […]

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Featured Image: Why Settle for Retread Candidates When You Don’t Have To?

Why Settle for Retread Candidates When You Don’t Have To?

December 27, 2013 | Talent Management

All job candidates are not created equal ─ a fact that is certainly no secret. If you’re tired of interviewing the same retread candidates, take comfort in the fact that it doesn’t have to be that way. At Talent Bridge, we live and work right here in the Charlotte area. Our close relationships and constant […]

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Featured Image: Companies Prioritizing Diversity Efforts

Companies Prioritizing Diversity Efforts

December 19, 2013 | Talent Management, TalentBridge News

As the workforce becomes increasingly diverse, companies are realizing the importance of having a diverse workplace. In 2011, Forbes Insights conducted a survey of 321 companies with more than $500 million in revenue, finding that 85 percent agree diversity is essential to workplace innovation. “Competition for talent is fierce in today’s global economy, so companies […]

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Featured Image: The Key to Attracting and Keeping Employees

The Key to Attracting and Keeping Employees

October 7, 2013 | Talent Management

Taking the time to invest in attracting the right people, and then keeping them, will help your business see great rewards. Recruiting and training an employee can cost as much as 2.5 times the amount of that employee’s annual salary. Because of this, a high turnover can be devastating to your business’s bottom line. Finding […]

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Featured Image: Top 5 Sites You Never Knew To Look at for Employment Tips

Top 5 Sites You Never Knew To Look at for Employment Tips

November 19, 2012 | Talent Management

There are quite a few websites that offer up tips on how to land that perfect job. Most are generic and only a few are worth keeping track of. So today we thought we would list a handful of sites that you may NOT know of, or simply haven’t heard about. Mashable – Known more […]

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