Tag Archives: Leading Staffing Agency Charlotte

The Cost of Paying Overtime vs. Hiring Temporary Employees

While there is no such thing as having too much business, it is entirely possible to not have the support needed to manage it. If you’re relying on your current workforce to handle the overflow, your team is probably putting in some serious overtime ─ and it’s costing you a premium. The Fair Labor Standards […]

Reference Checking: Don’t Make These Mistakes

If you think simply calling a reference ─ any reference ─ supplied by a candidate is sufficient due diligence, you are sorely mistaken. Not all references will provide the level of knowledge needed to make an informed hiring decision. Additionally, most references will not automatically tell you all the information you want to hear, so […]

The Extreme Costs of Turnover

If you think the hassle of interviewing candidates to fill a vacant position is the only cost associated with employee turnover ─ think again. Earlier in the year we examined “The True Cost of Hiring,” digging into the sky-high price tag attached to employee turnover. In the post, we noted that if you’re planning to […]

Talent Management: Key to Improving Engagement

Making good hiring decisions is the first step towards building a strong workforce that your organization can count on. However, once you get them in the door, you have to keep working to foster employee engagement, so they remain satisfied with their jobs and committed to your company. Disengaged employees have high levels of turnover, […]

Behind the Scenes: The Need for IT Talent in Charlotte

Talented IT professionals are needed to keep businesses around the world up and running. These workers maintain networks, create new software, constantly monitor information security, develop apps, and so much more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the IT industry is the largest of any computer-related industry, with more than 1.5 million […]

Employment in Charlotte: Customer Care

If you’re a natural problem solver who enjoys helping others, working in a customer care center may be your ideal job. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), as of May 2012, more than 24,000 people in the Charlotte area hold customer service positions. Customer care professionals working in Charlotte earn an average […]