Diversity in the Workforce

  Our workforce is changing – and it’s a wonderful thing. According to SHRM.org and the Census Bureau, “due to projected growth among Asian, Hispanic and multiracial groups, traditionally underrepresented populations will hit majority status by 2044”. We are a country that reflects the traditions, cultures and talents of all its inhabitants and because of… Read more »

How to Conduct an Effective Phone Interview

You’ve sorted through all the resume submissions for your current job opening and gathered a stack of the most promising ones. Now it’s time to whittle that pile down by conducting a series of phone interviews. Phone interviews provide a different set of feedback from the submitted hiring materials and face-to-face interviews. While a resume… Read more »

What Is the Impact of a Full-Time vs. a Temporary Employee?

When an employer needs to fill open positions, management must decide whether to hire full-time permanent employees or bring on temporary help. In making that decision, companies need to evaluate how that decision will impact the flexibility, culture and needs of the organization. Organizational Flexibility In some industries, it’s difficult to predict when the need… Read more »

Unemployment Is Down – How Do You Find Quality Candidates?

The unemployment rate in Florida is under 6 percent in most areas and that’s a good thing, right? Not if you are an employer looking to fill an open or new position. Finding quality talent is hard enough, but it gets even harder when the unemployment rate is this low. Companies must put in the… Read more »

Find a Passive Job Candidate, Who Might Be Your Best Job Candidate

Currently employed but willing to entertain offers from other companies, a passive job seeker could be the perfect candidate for your company’s open position. Since these individuals are currently employed, they may not need much training to step into a similar role with your organization. In fact, these employees could be gaining experience working in… Read more »

Are You Hiring Recent College Grads? Help With the Adjustment

Unless they’re Doogie Howser MD, everyone graduating from college is a full-grown adult capable of handling the workplace environment. However, for many young adults, this is the first time in their life that a roadmap of going to classes, doing homework and taking tests isn’t laid out in front of them. This new independence for… Read more »

Why Is a Good Onboarding Process Important?

When a contingent staff member becomes a member of your full-time workforce, remember one theme – making your new employee feel as comfortable as possible. It starts on the first day, but a complete onboarding process can take a number of months. Let’s take a look at that timeline and see how you can have… Read more »

What Are Best Practices for Companies Working With a Talent Acquisition Firm?

Acquiring talent on a temporary or contractual basis is great way to expand your team, beef up during busier periods of the year or complete a special project. When selecting a Talent Acquisition Firm, there are a number of best practices for companies to follow. CAREERXCHANGE has developed some tips and shares a number of… Read more »

Are You Working on a Temporary Position and Looking for a Full-Time Job?

Being a temporary employee means having to go that extra mile besides just doing your job. You need to make sure you’re making the right impressions with the right people while doing your job at the same time.  Think of it as an audition for a full-time position.  That added pressure of trying to land… Read more »

Do You Conduct Exit Interviews?

Sure you have a great company to work for and a great team, but let’s be honest – hardworking people you hate to see go will occasionally find work elsewhere. A good company conducts exit interviews with all departing workers as a matter of standard practice, and these conversations can sometimes reveal patterns in employee… Read more »