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Hello…? 9 Important Tips for your Next Phone Interview

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Dogs barking in the background, candidates carrying on with their grocery shopping while slurping a coffee – recruiters have heard it all while conducting a phone interview.

Onboarding is a Team Effort

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Is your onboarding process setting your employees up for success? Many companies have mastered the technical and paperwork parts of onboarding, but they’re lacking when it comes to making the new employee feel welcomed and connected.

IT Staffing 101

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Sick of waiting around for an outside IT or marketing company to fix urgent technical matters at your office? As your company continues to grow, you may find the need to hire someone in-house to help with your IT necessities.

What are job seekers saying about KRG?

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Don’t Fall Behind this Fall

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Did you put your job search on hold this summer? Although we never recommend holding off until the fall, it’s not uncommon for job seekers to pull back on their job search efforts.

7 Bad Work Habits to Cut Out Today

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Been working the same job for a while? Although this isn’t always necessarily a bad thing, becoming too comfortable in your current role can cause you to pick up a bad habit or two. Take some time to re-evaluate your work day and figure out what bad work habits are holding you back from advancing.

6 Common Misconceptions of the Staffing Industry

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Looking for an additional resource to continue building your business, but hesitant about partnering with a staffing agency? For over 35 years, recruiters at KRG have worked hard as a team to squash the myths and misconceptions floating around about our industry.

Hate your new job? Give it time.

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Ready to quit moments after starting your new job? Hold tight. Before you throw in the towel, make sure you’re not only being patient, but realistic. Being the new employee is an intimidating challenge, and you have to give it a fair amount of time to improve and feel familiar.

Does your hiring process align with today’s employment trends?

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According to countless sources, the best candidates are off the market in 10 days. This comes as a shock to companies who haven’t had to hire in the last few years, as it wasn’t always a candidate driven market and hiring was a much slower process. Keep up with your competition!

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers

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In this job market, intelligent and open-minded job seekers are a glimpse of light in a dark tunnel for Buffalo businesses. Companies are still struggling to find talented candidates as the unemployment rate remains incredibly low.

KRG Hot Jobs this Week

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How to Avoid Appearing Cocky in an Interview

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Sometimes our nerves can get the best of us. Talking about yourself to others can be uncomfortable, especially when you’re being asked to do it in a job interview. It’s important to remain confident, but never arrogant, and finding that perfect middle ground can be tricky.

5 Reasons It’s Time to Convert your Temporary Employee

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If your company has been burned too many times in the past, it’s understandable why you might choose to take the temp-to-hire route when hiring your next employee.

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Lost your job? 4 tips to help you bounce back

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“Our jobs are much more than just the way we make a living. They influence how we see ourselves, as well as the way others see us. They give us structure, purpose, and meaning.” – HelpGuide.

7 Resume Tips for College Seniors

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Hey, college seniors! Right now you might have your hands full as your final semester is coming to an end, but don’t forget about what’s yet to come. Is your resume perfected and ready to send? Have you started to apply to entry-level positions in your field?

??6 Interview Red Flags that Job Seekers Shouldn’t Ignore

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Hiring is expensive, and hiring managers should be asking all of the right interview questions to avoid a costly hiring mistake. Of course they are going to be looking for red flags during the interview, but you should be doing the same.

4 Tips to End Your Workday in a Better Mood

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Everyone is going to have a bad day at work once in awhile, but it’s not healthy to bring those bad vibes home with you. Read on for some tips to end even the worst work days on a good note. Acknowledge the little victories.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Checklist: 10 Things to Bring to a Job Interview

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Been awhile since you’ve interviewed? Even if you feel like an interviewing pro, sometimes nerves can cause you to forget even the most common items. Before your next interview, use this checklist to make sure you are fully equipped.

7 Signs It’s Time to Expand Your Workforce

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There are so many factors to consider when running a business, including knowing the right time to add to your staff. Looking at your budget, hiring is something that can easily get put on the back burner as other expenses arise.

Hot Jobs this Week!

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Sick of the long wait after your interview?

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Although we remind our clients that top talent is getting harder to come by in this tight market, some companies are still dragging their feet during the hiring process.

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How to Customize Your Resume

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Do you submit the same resume to every job you apply for? If you are wondering why you aren’t getting calls back for positions you know you would be a perfect fit for, it could be because your generic resume isn’t even making it to the hiring manager.

How to be a Standout, Indispensable Employee

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Looking to be a standout, indispensable employee at your workplace? Having a job that you enjoy is great, but feeling secure and needed at the company you work for is just as important.

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Contemplating firing an employee? Ask yourself these questions first.

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Although there are plenty of rewarding aspects of being a manager, there will come unfortunate times where you will need to decide whether or not to let an employee go.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

Skype Interview Protocol for Job Seekers

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While searching for a new job, it’s not uncommon to be asked to do a Skype interview. It’s a cheaper and more convenient solution for employers who are interviewing candidates out of state, or simply want to conduct an initial meeting to eliminate local travel.

Is Industry Experience a Necessity?

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Filling open positions is harder than ever, and just like we all love open-minded job seekers, it’s important that hiring managers stay open-minded as well. Hiring candidates with industry experience is usually ideal, but is it always necessary?

Communication During the Hiring Process

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Constant communication has become the norm. iMessages are stamped as ‘Delivered’, Instagram messages are marked as ‘Seen’, and anyone can easily ask for a read receipt on an email – and these are only a few examples.

What to Do the Day Before Starting a New Job

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Congrats! All of your hard work has paid off and you landed a fulfilling new job. Although you impressed the company enough to hire you, remember that the impression you make on your first day is still important.

How To Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

Gain access to this ebook to learn how you can overcome steep recruitment challenges and increase your organization's recruitment ROI.

The Importance of Offboarding

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Successfully integrating new employees into your organization, also known as onboarding, is something most companies put a lot of time and effort into perfecting.