Questions About Hiring During COVID-19? We’ve got answers.

2020-11-09T11:00:08-07:00April 1st, 2020|Blog, Tips|

There are multiple reports of companies freezing hiring right now, and in fact, Candor has created a live list of companies who are hiring, freezing hiring, and laying employees off. Just some of the examples of major companies freezing hiring include American Express, Edward Jones, and Trivago. However, many companies that hire hourly employees are [...] Read More

4 Industries Hiring During Coronavirus

2020-10-08T17:43:29-07:00March 12th, 2020|Blog|

While economists predicted for an inevitable recession in 2020, no one could have prepared them for the Coronavirus. Because of social distancing measures to fight off the illness’s fast spread, many companies, unable to function remotely, have had to make the difficult decision of letting employees go. Unemployment applications have surged 33%. California alone has [...] Read More

Is the American Factory Industry Dying?

2020-11-09T11:00:32-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Blog|

What we used to refer to as “factory workers” are now commonly called “manufacturing employees.” While the name has changed, the negative perception hasn’t. Movies and television portrayed factory jobs as miserable and soul-sucking, and the generation that grew up watching still believes this today. This is causing a major recruitment issue in the manufacturing [...] Read More

Don’t Recruit Hourly Employees the Way You Would Salary

2020-10-08T18:26:18-07:00March 1st, 2020|Blog, Tips|

It’s unfortunate that recruitment strategies for businesses that hire hourly workers are scarce compared to businesses that hire salaried employees. In fact, recruitment strategies are often presented as general and encompassing of all types of employees, when in reality, they’re only proven successful for businesses seeking salaried professionals. This often leads to employers looking for [...] Read More

5 Tips for Recruiting Seasonal Workers

2020-10-08T18:27:55-07:00February 1st, 2020|Blog, Tips|

Seasonal employees may be temporary, but the impact and interactions they have with customers isn’t. In fact, the holidays may be the first time a customer frequents your business and the seasonal employee they interact with will be their first, and possibly last, impression of your business. Hiring seasonal workers should not be a rushed [...] Read More

Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Landscapers

2020-10-08T18:29:34-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Blog, Tips|

While there isn’t data on the exact percentage and statistics of landscaper turnover rates, landscaping company owners agree that keeping a consistent number of employees on their crew can be difficult. Landscaping is a labor-intensive job and often doesn’t have high pay. However, there are still strategies employers can implement to hire and keep their [...] Read More

3 Ways to Retain Telemarketing Employees

2020-10-08T18:30:31-07:00January 1st, 2020|Blog, Tips|

The turnover rate for telemarketing is anywhere between 30%-45%. For comparison, the national average for all industries is 15%. Telemarking is an emotionally tolling job. Employees often face verbal abuse from those they’re calling, and those who are also making commission feel even more added pressure. Here are 3 ways you can stop your telemarketing [...] Read More

How Embracing Turnover Helped One Company Fight it

2020-10-08T18:31:21-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog|

No company ever wants to talk about their turnover, even in industries where turnover is common. The tech industry currently has the highest rate of turnover. While tech employees are normally salary, it’s important for hourly companies to take note of how this industry is fighting turnover. For one small tech company in Massachusetts, the [...] Read More

Paid Leave for Dads Declines Female Turnover

2020-10-08T18:32:09-07:00December 1st, 2019|Blog|

Ernst & Young, a professional services firm out of London, has found that giving new fathers the same amount of paid parental leave as new mothers has drastically reduced turnover among their female employees. Female employee turnover used to be 15% higher than men’s. Today, it is now between 0-2%. What’s the Correlation? Experts believe [...] Read More