Plan for COVID-19 Workplace Response


The following information is from our partners at Affinity HR Group. The original article can be found here

What's the Difference Between an ATS and a Job Board?


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Examining the Impact of the Virus on the Cleaning Industry


Kwantek has made it a focus to help commercial cleaning companies employ a growing workforce

Jobs on Facebook Showing Big Results for Kwantek Clients


LOUISVILLE, KY - In May 2019, Kwantek announced a new integration with Jobs on Facebook. As a result, clients are seeing a growing pool of applicants

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!

Three Lessons I Learned from Indeed


This past week I was given a rare opportunity to sit down with the Search Quality team at Indeed

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Our Favorite Video Conferencing Tools


With many of us working from home, interviewing candidates has become a challenge

Kwantek Announces Partnership with ZipRecruiter


LOUISVILLE, KY - Kwantek has announced an enhanced partnership with ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace which has the #1 rated job search app on iOS & Android


The Evolution of the Job Application


In this exclusive blog series, Kwantek and Affinity HR are partnering together to take a deep dive into the full lifecycle of employees in high-turnover industries - specifically Building Services and Contract Security

Addressing Social Media Usage in the Security Industry


With the rise of social media and smartphone ownership, contract security companies are struggling to get their employees to abide by their policies around on-the-job phone usage

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Industry Labor Trends for the Janitorial Industry


Over the past fifteen years, the U.S. economy and job market has seen dramatic ups and downs. With labor being a top expense, businesses in the janitorial industry, specifically building service contractors, have felt the impact of those fluctuations stronger than in other industries.

Paul Flart: What Went Wrong


In August 2018, Paul Flart became an Internet sensation. Flart (whose real first name is Doug - he remains anonymous) held a 2-11pm position at a hospital for a private security company. Retention

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Kwantek 2018 Year in Review: Bringing You More, Better Applicants


When it comes it hiring in the commercial cleaning and security industries, there are two primary challenges: not enough applicants and high turnover

What Happened to Service in Software?


Let's take a trip back in time

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Three Things You Need to Know Before You Post a Job


In this exclusive blog series, Kwantek and Affinity HR are partnering together to take a deep dive into the full lifecycle of employees in high-turnover industries - specifically Building Services and Contract Security. Twenty years ago, posting a job was a huge task

Using Retention Metrics to Grow Your Business


Over the past few weeks, Kwantek and TEAM Software have shared the importance of knowing your retention numbers through our five-part blog series

Top Metrics When Evaluating Site Managers


If you’ve learned anything over the course of this blog series from Kwantek and TEAM Software , it should be the importance of retention when it comes to your janitorial or security business’ profitability

How Supervisor / Employee Check-Ins Can Be Profitable


In the Building Services Industry, poor retention presents a major problem. Recruiting and maintaining employees are the largest expenses in your organization, and retention continues to worsen. Worse yet, nobody has the silver bullet to fix it completely

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Are Your Site Manager Bonuses Incentivizing the Wrong Actions?


Site managers play critical roles in both the contract security and janitorial industries

How to Calculate Your True Cost Per Hire


This blog is written in partnership and in conjunction with TEAM Software , and is part two of a five-part blog series on employee retention

Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring Cleaning Staff


If you’re in charge of hiring cleaning staff in the commercial cleaning industry, you may feel like high turnover rates come with the territory, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be the case.

3 Tips for Managing Security Guards at Lower Rates


High turnover rates can be common in the contract security industry, particularly if you can’t afford to pay your security guards competitive hourly rates. Retention

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.

Improve Your Candidate Quality by Improving Your Job Listing


A job listing for potential employees is like the back of a book for potential readers. Job Postings


Security Guard vs. Security Officer - Which Should You Use?


So, you have a position opening up in your contract security firm. Now is the time to post the job in various places using your standard job description and other boilerplate materials you use when hiring

Most Searched Building Services Job Titles of 2018


For Building Services Companies, the first step in getting a job applicant is getting them to look at your job listing

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Why You Should Be Texting Your Applicants


For most people, text messaging has become a part of our everyday lives, and in many cases it has eliminated the short phone call altogether


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.

Job Seekers are in Control


In October 2018, CareerBuilder and SilkRoad released results of a new Harris Poll survey identifying job seekers’ and new employees’ expectations for hiring and onboarding

Kwantek Launches


LOUISVILLE, KY, September 25th, 2018 - Kwantek has announced the launch of a new web property exclusively for Private Security Contractors to post their jobs. officially launched this week with thousands of security guard job postings across the United States


Text Reminders Provide Lift in Applicant Volume


In a world filled with distractions, most people have difficulty completing a task at hand. Whether their phone rings, their baby screams, or the light turns green, our minds are always elsewhere

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Introducing: The Prospects Tab


Our internal data has shown nearly two out of three candidates will start an application without completing it

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Confidently Address the Unique Compliance Challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly transformed how people interact, transact and do business. Download Gallagher’s COVID-19 Compliance Guidebook for important considerations and legal compliance issues surrounding employer-provided benefits during this global pandemic.

Indeed’s Definition of a ‘Recruitment-Based Company’ Expands


As has been said many times, nothing is truly ‘free’ - or at least ‘free’ rarely lasts forever

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6 Tips to Retain Good Security Guards


Turnover is always a challenge in the contract security industry, but not all employee turnover has the same impact. Retention

Establishing a Company Culture Built for Long-Term Retention


Among the most overused buzzwords in business today is “company culture.” Everybody knows they need it, yet nobody seems to have the same definition of it

How to Hire Candidates for Long-Term Retention


In the BSC and Security Industries, the work for hiring managers and HR Directors can become very repetitive. After all, they’re mostly hiring for the same job every single day

Applied AI in Talent

AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.