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Before You Throw in the Towel

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Hate your new job? Give it time. 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.

Welcome Erica!

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Erica Duncan, Senior Staffing Manager. Key Resource Group is so excited to announce the newest member of our team, Erica! Erica joins us from San Diego, CA after she and her fiancé relocated to Buffalo for job opportunities and to be closer to family.

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Qualities to Look for in Entry-level Candidates

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Potential over skills. With experienced talent in short supply, it’s beneficial to change your outlook when it comes to hiring and learn how to identify the qualities that predict success in any role, regardless of experience.

Welcome Alyssa!

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Alyssa Guercio, Staffing Manager. Key Resource Group is so excited to announce the newest member of our team, Alyssa! Alyssa graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor’s in Communications and a Minor in Marketing.

10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

Hiring? What to Ask Before Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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Trying to find the right staffing agency to assist with your hiring needs? Here are some of the questions you should ask in order to find the best fit for your organization. What industries and areas do you specialize in?

Tired of being told you’re overqualified?

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Not getting calls back when applying to positions you know you’re more than qualified for? It’s a confusing concept that years of great work experience might eventually work against you in your job search.

Shaking Off Those Job Search Blues

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As the winter drags on, and it seems that spring is still so far out of our reach, it can be easy to get a case of the winter blues. Add that to a long or unexpected job search, and you can easily see how morale and self-esteem can suffer because of job search blues.

Welcome, Blair!

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Blair Budzinski, Recruiter. Key Resource Group is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Blair! Blair graduated from St. John Fisher College with a Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management.

How to Handle a Pandemic-Related Resume Gap

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Job seekers all know that a gap in employment is a red flag to future employers, but don’t dwell on this as much if the gap was caused by COVID-19. The majority of recruiters and hiring managers will not hold it against you this time around, especially if you’re working hard to secure a new position.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

Looking to Change Your Career Path?

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Need a career change? Whether you have been struggling to find a new job in your specific industry, or you’ve simply decided that you want to find a career path that is a better fit, you need to prepare for the challenge. .

Tips to Help you Select the Right Candidate for the Job

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Have you been hiring the wrong candidates for your company’s open positions? Maybe it’s time to revisit and tweak your hiring selection process. The key is to move quick, but not too quick.

The Objective Statement is Dead

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Trends are constantly changing, and it’s no different when it comes to your professional résumé. If you haven’t had to look for a new job in several years, know that there’s probably much more to update on your résumé than just your most recent position.

How to Effectively Lead a Remote Team

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Leading a remote team doesn’t seem to be getting any easier for managers who were thrown into a remote work environment earlier this year for the first time. If you’re struggling to keep your employees focused and productive from home, you’re not alone!

What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.

Hiring and Retaining Employees During a Pandemic

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With state orders constantly changing, and a fear of a potential “second wave”, the future is still so uncertain. Every company will continue to make their own business decisions as time goes on, but the safety and well-being of employees should always remain top of mind.

Starting a New Job Remotely: COVID-19 Edition

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Have you always dreamed of working from home? Although working remote definitely has its perks, many workers have now realized that there’s a lot more to it than just lounging in sweatpants with your dog. Starting a new job in general can be scary and a huge life adjustment.

Welcome Brittany!

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Brittany Rydza, Recruiting Assistant. Key Resource Group is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Brittany! Brittany graduated from Trocaire College with her Associates Degree in Human Resources.

Need Immediate Help? Utilize Temporary Workers

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While we continue the re-opening of our region, there is still a lot of uncertainty. None of us can predict the future, and some businesses still aren’t comfortable hiring employees to their staff on a direct hire basis without knowing for sure how re-opening will impact our area.

7 Ways To Avoid Today's HR Compliance Risks

With remote work on the rise, salary history bans in effect, and Fair Workweek laws passed, HR compliance has become more challenging. Discover the 7 most prominent HR compliance hurdles of today, and learn how to avoid them detailed in Paycor’s recent guide!

Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past?

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Is the one-page résumé a thing of the past? Yes and no. Let’s break down this question into two. Is it okay if a résumé is only one page? Does a résumé have to fit onto one page? This one-page “rule” comes from a time when résumés were faxed to an employer or recruiter. This is outdated advice.

Showcase your Soft Skills in 2020

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Soft skills are the keys to professional relationships and future success. If you got them, flaunt them! Here’s why these kinds of skills should be acknowledged. Your soft skills will get you promoted.

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. Phone interviews are used to screen candidates and narrow the pool of applicants who will be invited for an in-person interview, and it’s a concern that job seekers take them so lightly. As the phone interview is your first impression with a potential employer, it shouldn’t be handled casually at all.

Welcome Jeff!

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Jeff Teplitsky, Staffing Manager. Key Resource Group is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Jeff. Jeff got his career started in the sports industry after graduating from Niagara University in 2014 from the Sports Management program.

Hire Global to Grow Global: A Conversation with A Global Recruiting & HR Expert

Speaker: Janice Stack, CEBS, Global Human Resources Executive

The digital age has given us access to a workforce beyond geopolitical boundaries. While this new access can increase productivity, it often comes with its own set of obstacles. Join Janice Stack, Global Human Resources Executive, for this insightful webinar on the ins-and-outs of expanding your team globally.

Beware! Work From Home Job Scams

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Before COVID-19, remote work was already incredibly popular, and the majority of workers craved the option to work from home.

Hire the Non-Traditional Candidate

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New year, same shortage of talent. If you’re still struggling to find that perfect candidate, or any candidates at all, it may benefit you to reconsider the candidates you quickly put in the ‘no’ pile once before.

Welcome Kathy Cornish!

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Kathy Cornish, Staffing Manager. Key Resource Group is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Kathy. Kathy Cornish joins the KRG team with over 12 years of HR and recruiting experience.

Congrats, Ann!

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Our team as a whole is genuinely thrilled to announce an internal change: Ann Cardena has been promoted from Senior Executive Recruiter to President. As many of you already know, Ann is passionate about helping others succeed in their professional careers and is truly amazing at what she does.

The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

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. If filling an Information Technology position is foreign to your business, you may not know what to expect when it comes to hiring an IT employee. Whether you’re looking for a Help Desk Specialist, Systems Administrator, Web Programmer, etc.,

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. Here are some the most common misconceptions we clear up for local organizations on a regular basis. Misconception: Staffing agencies only help companies fill temporary positions.

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. Here are some bad work habits that you should work on cutting out immediately: Not challenging yourself. This is the biggest problem once an employee gets too comfortable at work.

What are job seekers saying about KRG?

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Where is Everyone? Breaking Down the Talent Shortage Myth & the Great Resignation

Speaker: Ellie Dailey, Global Recruiting Expert and Team Lead for BetterUp Europe GTM Recruiting via Russell Tobin

Businesses everywhere appear to be experiencing a so-called talent shortage and repercussions to 2021’s “Great Resignation." To address what this is and how this is affecting recruiting, we need to consider issues such as the Employer Value Propositions –– Values, Mission, Vision –– and how to actually walk the walk.

Strategic Questions to Ask an Interviewer

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“Do you have any questions for me?”. The pressure is on! This can be one of the most intimidating questions asked in an interview if you aren’t prepared. However, it’s essential that you deliver appropriately. It’s always suggested that you ask something. Any question is better than no question, but if prepared wisely, the questions you ask can be used to your advantage. There are countless strategic questions to ask an interviewer.

Not Getting Interviews?

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Before you put full blame on a company for not bringing you in for an interview, make sure you’ve covered all of your bases in the process. Here is where job candidates fall flat in the initial interview stages: Applying to every opening the company or staffing agency has available. Recruiters will have trouble taking you seriously if you’re applying to anything and everything. They’ll be confused what kind of role you are actually interested in pursuing, and move on to another candidate.

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. Because of this, it’s becoming more common for skillful and hardworking job seekers to receive more than one job offer at once after actively interviewing. We see it happen all of the time! If this just happened to you, congratulations.

Welcome Alicia Vilnyanskiy!

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Alicia Vilnyanskiy, Resource Coordinator. Key Resource Group is excited to announce the newest addition to our staff, Alicia. Alicia is the first smiling face you’ll see when you walk into our office. Interviewing can be quite stressful, but Alicia’s demeanor lets you know you’re in good hands! If you have any questions, Alicia will be the one on the phone to guide you to wherever you need to be.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….