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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. .

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.

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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.

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.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

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.

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.

What are job seekers saying about KRG?

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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.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

KRG Hot Jobs this Week

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KRG Hot Jobs

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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.

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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?

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.

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.

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.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

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.

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.

10-minute Resume Reboot

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With kids back in school and colder weather in the near future, you’ve made the decision to start working again. After coming across a few positions you would like to be considered for, it hits you that your resume is probably outdated. Sound familiar?

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

??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.

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.

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.

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.

C-Suite Succession Planning—This is as Important as it Gets!

Speaker: Jim Bitterle and Jen Giannosa

Succession planning is always important for organizations. However, planning for C-Suite transitions is critical. In smaller, privately-held organizations, transitions to second generation leaders have a whopping 60% failure rate. Transitions to third generation leaders fail nearly 90% of the time. In larger organizations, C-Suite transitions typically lead to sustained performance, or performance decline. Organizations that have ongoing success are methodical about selecting and preparing C-level successors.