The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace Posted September 19, 2018
Diversity in the workplace, as its name would suggest, comes in various shapes and sizes. What’s more, there are numerous advantages to having a diverse workforce, even if they are somewhat hard to deduce at first glance.
Effective Workplace Communications Posted September 5, 2018
We all like to think of communication as something easy to do and manage. After all, as part of society, we communicate with almost everybody we meet, including our friends, family, co-workers, and employers.
What Kind of Work Works for You? Posted July 11, 2018
As a full-service employment agency, D. C. Powell and Associates has a combined experience in the field of over 40 years. Our hard-working and dedicated professionals are here to provide our candidates with various part-time or full-time career opportunities such as direct-hire, contract-to-hire, temp-to-hire, or long-term temp, depending on what you have the most interest.
What to Expect From the Tech Industry in 2018 Posted June 6, 2018
As one of the fastest changing industries out there, IT is also among the most unpredictable. For an organization to keep itself in step with the sector as a whole, it needs to continually stay tuned to whatever trends are coming out on a regular basis.
Why Your Business Should Take on Temporary Workers Posted May 14, 2018
There are multiple reasons why temporary hires can be beneficial to your business. The traditional recruitment process can be a lengthy and arduous one. It needs a careful balance between any deadlines that you might have, and the time required to properly vet applicants.
What’s more, it can become costly and detrimental to the company if the new hire was the wrong choice. With temporary workers, however, this is rarely the case. Below, we will be presenting some other reasons why going for one such temporary hire is in the best interest of your business.
How to Be a More Attractive Job Candidate Posted April 2, 2018
The key to becoming an attractive job candidate is to know one’s self. People often think that a great academic record and a good resume will be enough to land them their dream job, but this is not necessarily the case. It is essential for every candidate to know their strengths, maximize their potential, and use them to their advantage.
Work Related Activities You Must be Paid For Posted February 6, 2018
Employees are often confused about which work-related activities their employer must compensate them for versus those activities that are not classified as work-related and therefore do not require compensation. This uncertainty can cause mix-ups in time-reporting, which will certainly lead to disgruntled employees who were anticipating a larger paycheck!
Agency Vs. Direct Hire Posted September 16, 2015
Finding the right professional for your staffing needs can be difficult. That is why a staffing agency plays a critical role in helping companies find the right candidate for the job. Hiring agencies are meant to help businesses find the best employee for their needs, however, with taking into consideration the anticipated high cost of a hiring agency, some companies do not want to spend the money on something that they feel they could save on by doing it in-house. That is why to help you decide if a hiring agency is right for you, we have compiled a list to help you weigh out the pros and cons.