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Welcome to Equis Staffing's Career News section. Our mission is to continue to provide education through thought leadership and inspire our readers with new ideas. 

The Impact of AB168: Ask Your Applicants for Their Desired Pay Range, and What Not to Ask

Published March 30th, 2018 by Haley

A relatively new law that went into effect on January 1, 2018 notably changed what employers can ask job candidates during the application and interview process. It also dictates what information must be provided to job seekers, shaking up a norm that many businesses had followed for years. Now, asking the wrong questions or neglecting to provide certain details upon request can cost you. If you are unfamiliar with the impact of AB168, here’s what you need to know.

Career Paths for Candidates Looking to Break into the Accounting Industry

Published March 28th, 2018 by Haley

For those who enjoy working with numbers, a career in the accounting industry can be especially enticing. But, there isn’t a single path to follow. Instead, you have options, and navigating them can be challenging if you aren’t fully aware of what they have to offer. If you are interested in breaking into the accounting industry, here are the career paths you should consider.

How to Become an Indispensable Employee for Your IT Company

Published March 26th, 2018 by Haley

Being viewed as an indispensable employee can be incredibly beneficial for your IT career. Not only does this create a level of job security, but it can also open doors for opportunities that will help you advance up the ladder. If you are wondering what contributions genuinely indispensable employees make at the companies, here’s what you need to know.

How Much Does a Bad Hire Cost Your Business?

Published March 23rd, 2018 by Haley

Let’s face facts – hiring is hard. The time and resources that go into finding a great new employee for your business can add up over time. Once you’ve had a position open for a few weeks or months, the idea of filling the role with someone who seems like an okay, but not ideal, fit becomes a more viable option.

While having someone, anyone, in the job may seem like the right decision, choosing the wrong candidate can cost you dearly, and not just in a financial sense. If you are wondering whether taking a risk and bringing on a bad hire is the way to go, here’s what you need to know.

Why Employers Shouldn't Make Counteroffers – And Why Employees Shouldn't Accept Them

Published November 15th, 2017 by Cnebens

In competitive fields, companies are always vying to attract and retain talented professionals and this cycle of wooing employees can lead to managers being tempted to make a counteroffer to keep gifted employees on their team. But does a counteroffer really benefit either side?

A Look at Recent Unemployment Trends and the Demand for Talent

When sourcing new talent, it's important for businesses and hiring managers to stay on top of the latest employment trends affecting their industry, including how many within the industry are looking for work.

5 Signs It’s Time to Do a New Round of Hiring

Published September 19th, 2017 by Cnebens

The decision to add new employees to your team shouldn't be taken lightly. Take time to study the needs of your organization and ask these important questions.

5 Employee-Driven Strategies for Getting a Promotion

Published August 16th, 2017 by Cnebens

Don't just wait for your manager to "finally" notice your work. Here are five things every employee can start doing to make that next promotion a reality.

How to More Effectively Interview Job Candidates

Published July 5th, 2017 by Cnebens

Does your organization struggle with making the most out of candidate interviews? Here are our tips for conducting an effective and efficient job interview.

Our Best Staffing Articles for Summer 2017

Published June 22nd, 2017 by Cnebens

Here are a few of our favorite posts from the Equis Staffing blog, both for employees and for job seekers, to give you an easy-to-browse resource of staffing and employment advice.

Is That Company Right for You? How to Find a Good Cultural Fit

As a job seeker you may be wondering: How do I find a company culture that matches what I’m looking for? Here are our tips for finding the right company culture for you.

How to Write Job Descriptions That Attract Great Candidates

Does your organization struggle to pull in high-quality candidates during hiring cycles? Here are our tips for writing job descriptions that attract top talent.

6 Tips for Improving Your Hiring Process

Published March 27th, 2017 by Cnebens

Does your organization often struggle to find the "right" hire? If so, you're not alone. Many employers find it difficult to find the perfect candidate – the person that has both the technical qualifications as well as the right personality.

How to Determine If a Candidate is a Good Culture Fit

Published January 31st, 2017 by Cnebens

Determining if a job candidate is a fit for your company's culture is a vital part of the hiring process, but it can also be a challenge.

Happy Holidays from Equis Staffing!

Published December 24th, 2016 by Cnebens

We're looking forward to a great New Year, and wish you a very happy and safe holiday season. 
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