CR Fletcher

2010 Greater Syracuse Business of the Year
C.R. Fletcher Associates, Inc.
Certified NYS Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)

The NY State Fair is Here!: A Blog by Joanne Rauch

THE NY STATE FAIR IS HERE! For most people Fair time can be a depressing sign that summer is over, school is starting and winter is almost here. For those of us in the recruiting world excitement sets in when the NYS Fair comes and goes because that means people are… Read More »

Writing Effective Job Descriptions

You’re looking to hire someone for a new position.  You need to advertise for the job and write a description.  How do you write an effective job description, one that will get you the person with the skills you need to do the job? The first thing you need to do… Read More »

Temp-to-Hire: When and Why It Makes Sense for Employers

Your business is shorthanded.  You could use a few more people, but you’re reluctant to hire anyone full-time because of the economy.  Is it time to bring in temporary workers?  What are the costs and benefits of such a move? There are a number of benefits to using a temp. One of… Read More »

Social Media: A Blog by Nancy Kelley Gearhart

There is no doubt that you have heard criticism on all levels about social media. I am one of the worst offenders of this. When my kids were in college all I heard about was "facebook" and all of the inappropriate comments and pictures that were being posted on the… Read More »

How and Why to Give Feedback to Your Recruiting Service

For recruiting services, maintaining good communication with hiring managers is important.  It improves the chances for hiring the best person for the job. Feedback is also important for finding out how the candidate perceived the interview process.  The recruiting service should get in touch with the candidate shortly after his or… Read More »

Tips to Make Yourself More Promotable

If you think there's no way you could get a promotion in this economy, think again. Hard working people -- those who bring great value to their employers -- can find themselves in a new position with more responsibility and a bigger paycheck no matter how the economy is doing. Here's how… Read More »