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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.

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 This is outdated advice.

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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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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!

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.

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.

What are job seekers saying about KRG?

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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.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

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.

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.

KRG Hot Jobs this Week

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The Value of Responding to a Recruiter

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Has a recruiter reached out to you while you were gainfully employed? Initially, it might annoy you. Some candidates don’t want to be bothered when they aren’t actively looking for a new job. Keep in mind that recruiters regularly reach out to candidates who are working.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Are you offering these benefits?

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Many organizations are having trouble retaining talent as employees are quickly moving on to shinier, better companies who can offer them more. The job market is still extremely tight, and companies are recruiting employees directly from their competitors now more than ever.

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?

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.

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.

Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.

How to Address a Temporary Position on a Resume

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Q: Should I put a temporary position on my resume? A: Definitely. You should never leave off or try to mask a temporary position on your resume. If you leave the position off completely, there will be an unanswered career gap on your resume, which is a red flag for employers.

4 Questions to Never Ask an Interviewer

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Any job search blog will tell you that when an interviewer asks if you have any questions, you should always ask something. And it’s true! You want to appear interested in the position and organization. However, you shouldn’t be asking any general question that comes to mind.

KRG Sock Drive

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Can you spare a pair? Spread the warmth this holiday season by joining us in donating new socks. All donations will go to Friends of Night People and be distributed right here in Buffalo. Checks or new socks can be sent to our office: Key Resource Group. 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 407.

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.

A Recruiter’s Survival Guide – Breaking the Candidate Silence

Ever reach out to ideal candidates and then never hear back? We thought so. The majority, if not all, of your candidates are gainfully employed and have multiple job options coming their way. What’s the best way to connect with them in order to not only get a response, but cultivate a relationship? BountyJobs spoke with a top sourcing pro to get her top 5 tips for breaking candidate silence.

??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.

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.

Hot Jobs this Week

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

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.