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Sharing ideas, tips and tricks, and the latest happenings in the job circuit.

Are Employers Looking At Your Social Media?

Social media has permeated almost every aspect of modern life, and that includes job searching and the hiring process. While not nearly as common even 10 years ago, today approximately 70 percent of hiring managers search the social media of job applicants. Sometimes that can work in your favor, but sometimes it can backfire spectacularly, […]

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Making Your Employees Feel Valued

When employees feel valued, they’re more likely to remain in a job even if it’s not perfect. Increased satisfaction can lead to improved performance and reduced turnover. Employers have an incentive to ensure employees feel valued, and part of a manager’s role is to create a positive, productive environment that serves and supports team members. […]

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Advantages of Working with a Staffing Agency

Businesses, human resources departments, and hiring managers often work with staffing agencies to quickly fill open positions at their companies. Staffing agencies can procure a wide variety of employees, from entry-level workers to managers and executive positions. If your business needs a temporary, temporary-to-permanent, or direct-hire placement, there are many benefits of working with a […]

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Retain Employees with Alternative Benefits & Perks

As demographics of the modern workforce shift, recruiting and retaining employees presents new challenges. What are today’s employees looking for from their employers? Alternative benefits that go beyond the traditional ones to meet a variety of employees’ personal and professional needs. Here are nine ways you can boost employee satisfaction and retention. Flexible Schedules/Telecommuting: A […]

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Innovative Earns “Best of Staffing” Award for the 6th Consecutive Year!

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Innovative Career Resources is pleased to announce that we have just earned ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards. Thanks to the feedback provided by our valued clients and associates—given via ClearlyRated’s independent surveys—2019 is the sixth year in a row we’ve received this honor! Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best […]

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What Are Your Goals for 2019?

As we wrap up 2018, it’s a great time to think about what you want to accomplish next year. Many people make New Year’s resolutions as a way to focus on personal growth, but it’s also a good idea to take inventory of your professional goals. What do you want your business to look like […]

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Employment law updates—what’s new for 2019

Is your company ready for the new labor laws going in to effect this January? It’s important to stay informed and up-to-date so you can remain in compliance. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the highlights of California’s employment updates. There are quite a few updates to California’s sexual harassment laws for 2019. Some […]

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Defining your company culture in todays job market

How defining your company culture can help you find the right hire What’s your brand? While this might seem like a loaded, marketing-esque kind of question, don’t take it lightly. While your brand includes your tagline, logo, website and how you present yourself to the public, it also includes something that many employers overlook—culture, management […]

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4 Tips to Help Job-Seekers Throughout the Hiring Process

“I love the job search,” said no one ever. Let’s face it. Looking for a job takes time—and when that time and energy doesn’t pay off with a job offer, it can be disheartening. Poor response rates from prospective employers is one reason that once bright-eyed job seekers lose hope and fall into the trap […]

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