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What Happened to Service in Software?

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Let's take a trip back in time

Using Retention Metrics to Grow Your Business

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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

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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

Are Your Site Manager Bonuses Incentivizing the Wrong Actions?

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

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring Cleaning Staff

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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.

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

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

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

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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

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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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Improve Your Candidate Quality by Improving Your Job Listing

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

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

How to Calculate Your True Cost Per Hire

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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

6 Tips to Retain Good Security Guards

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

Job Seekers are in Control

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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

Introducing: The Prospects Tab

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

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Text Reminders Provide Lift in Applicant Volume

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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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Kwantek Launches MyGuardJobs.com

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

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Two Big Takeaways from 2018, and What They Mean for 2019

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As always, I spent a lot of time last year talking to Kwantek clients in the field

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Why Your Applicant Volume is Decreasing and How to Stop the Bleeding

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Today’s world is filled with distractions

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Establishing a Company Culture Built for Long-Term Retention

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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

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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

What We're Watching at the 2018 BSCAI Contracting Success Conference

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Our team is in Dallas presenting at the ISSA Show North America in booth #6061. If you haven’t yet stopped by to see us, come find us

Four Steps to Reducing Turnover and Improving Retention

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Hiring for private security and building services contractors never stops. Turnover in these industries is notoriously high, and company growth requires a simultaneous growth in employee count

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Creating a 30-Day Employee Engagement Plan

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In the Building Services Industry, 44% of new hires don’t make it past 30 days. In the Security Industry, that number is closer to 40%. Retention

Retention vs. Turnover - Understanding the Difference

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In the janitorial and security industries, it’s difficult to keep good people employed for any length of time. As strategic partners with end-to-end solutions specific to the janitorial and security industries, Kwantek and TEAM Software know how important issues like retention and turnover are to your business

Retention Metrics to Monitor

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As you know, employee turnover is a major problem in the Building Services and Security Industries. It can cripple a company’s ability to grow, and it can be a cancer that destroys company culture and employee morale

Kwantek Clients See Growth in Applicant Volume

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Over the past several years, there has been a growing consensus among employers - it is more difficult than ever to find good people to work. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, this is not too surprising

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2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

Introducing: MyCleaningJobs.com

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Working Style 2.0 in Action

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Recently, we introduced our latest update to our Working Style Assessment for Building Services and Security companies. The assessment is designed to identify applicant working styles to match candidates with roles where they will have the greatest potential of being long-term employees

An Exercise in Frustration - Hiring Talent in a Tight Labor Market

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Originally posted by Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President – Affinity HR Group, Inc. From trucking to construction to car care to print distribution, across all sectors in which we work, there is one common trend that our recruiting team has noticed – there’s a shortage of skilled and unskilled workers to fill available jobs. And this shortage significantly impacts our clients, particularly the small businesses with whom we work

Who's Interviewing Who? A Counterintuitive Approach to the Hiring Process

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This is the first in a five-part series on hiring for low-skilled employees. Our data comes primarily from helping post over 1,000,000 jobs in the building services, janitorial, and security industries

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Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.