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2010 Greater Syracuse Business of the Year
C.R. Fletcher Associates, Inc.
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Tag Archives: strategic staffing

New Trends in Hiring Using Social Media

Companies will be ramping up their hiring once the economy really starts to recover, but the way they do it may include some different techniques.  Because of cuts to recruiting offices during the recession, companies are looking for more cost-efficient ways to recruit.  As a result, they are turning more… Read More »

What is Temp-to-Hire and Why You Should Consider It

If your company needs more personnel, but is not sure for how long, or if you want to try out a new employee, temp-to-hire staffing may be the way to go. With temp-to-hire an independent firm will advertise the job, evaluate resumes, interview the applicants, and test them in the relevant… 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 for Writing Effective Candidate Rejection Letters

Even though most people understand that applying for a job is "business," and therefore any rejection isn't personal, it's still stings a bit to receive a rejection letter, especially if the candidate really wanted the position. In fact, what really stings applicants is receiving a form rejection letter. Here are some… Read More »

Interview Questions You Should Avoid Asking

Interview Questions You Should Avoid Asking Interviewing candidates can be a true minefield. Ask the "wrong" questions and you could be setting yourself up for a discrimination lawsuit. Here are some questions you should not ask job applicants, as well as some alternative questions you may ask that will give you the… Read More »

How Employers Can Contain Costs with Staffing

What business isn't looking to control expenses? Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and improving organizational performance. Used effectively, staffing services can save you more than they cost. Here are some key ways you can use staffing to reduce costs in your organization: Convert fixed expenses… Read More »