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Salt Lake City Recruiters Recommend Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

March 30, 2016

Salt Lake City Recruiters know that making a professional connection can happen anytime, anyplace, and in several ways. Some of the best communication opportunities can happen in the most unlikely places. The best example of this is the classic “elevator pitch.” The term was first coined to describe a scenario of a chance meeting with […]

Executive Recruiters Say Companies Value Communication Skills

March 16, 2016

Executive recruiters are noticing an increase in companies that want top talent with effective communication skills. Effective communication is important, not just in the business world, but in all areas of life. Paul Meyer, one of the world’s most outstanding authorities in the fields of goal setting, motivation, time management, and personal and professional development […]

Executive Placement Success Means Avoiding Office Politics

March 3, 2016

Executive placement is tricky business. If you want to be successful, you’ve got to remain above the fray and avoid the messy minefield of office politics. You’ve got to maintain your integrity and be consistent with not only who you are, but the executive you strive to be. Sometimes the drive to succeed can lead […]

Staffing Solution 101: How to Fire a Problem Employee

February 24, 2016

Staffing agencies in Utah know that running an efficient department or business includes both hiring and firing. And unfortunately, firing an employee is one staffing solution that most employers try to avoid. Some managers put off terminating poorly performing employees because they are conflict-averse. Others aren’t confident it’s the right decision or can’t separate their […]

Job Placement Strategies for Hiring Great Employees

February 10, 2016

Job placement isn’t art, it’s a science. Finding a great employee begins with a great hiring strategy. It’s never too early to manage a potentially fantastic employee’s expectations during the hiring process. It’s going to shape their engagement with your company’s brand, products and their performance when hired. Creating a hiring strategy is the first […]

Staffing Solutions for Fewer–but Better–Meetings!

January 20, 2016

Wonder why your task list isn’t getting any shorter? Or why you can’t seem to make any headway on those work projects? A quick look at your calendar will tell you why. A schedule packed with too many meetings may be the problem. Consider these staffing solutions tips… To avoid the great meeting time suck, […]

4 Tips to Boost Your Productivity at Work

January 13, 2016

Savvy job consultants know that being productive means completing a list of tasks without getting derailed. If you want to keep your work day on track, you have to eliminate distractions like responding to email and a disorganized workspace. You’ve also got to overcome the desire to multitask or procrastinate. Use these secret strategies to […]

5 Tips from Recruiters on How to Plan, Then Succeed

December 23, 2015

So Much Technology, So Little (Free) Time Whether you’re a planner or not, chances are that you’re wishing you had more time. It seems like there are never enough hours in the day for work, friends, family, sleep, and hobbies. Something is usually left of the list. Although our convenient access to technology should be […]

Is a Sleepy Staff Cutting Into Your Profit Margin?

December 9, 2015

Executive Staffing Recruiters Say Sleepy Employees Often Equal Sleepy Profits We all know that a well-rested employee is a happier, healthier, more productive employee. However, executive staffing recruiters are noticing a trend: today’s fast-paced, always-available-via-technology lifestyle is leaving many employees sleep deprived and dragging through the workday. Even minor sleep deprivation impairs memory and cognitive […]

Experiencing Job Stress? You’re Not Alone

November 25, 2015

Do you ever feel stressed at work? Salt Lake City recruiters say you’re not alone. An article by the American Psychological Association, “Coping With Stress At Work,” reported 65% of Americans cite work as a top reason for feeling stressed. A worldwide Towers Watson study of 892 employers found that stress is the biggest lifestyle […]