Salem Survey: Hiring Growth Spurt

We surveyed our partners to understand where they're experiencing the greatest need for talent on their teams right now. The number one response we got was Accounting & Finance with Administrative & Clerical (including Project Managers!) and Customer Service & Call Center rounding out the top 3. With so many important, client-facing opportunities available, no one could blame you for losing sleep over it!

3 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Hiring Process

In the spirit of International Women’s Day today, we’re taking a high-level look at women in the workforce, hiring bias, and how business leaders can ensure a fair and inclusive hiring process.

Career Boosting Resolutions for 2021

New Year's Resolutions to Help Your Career

The start of a new year is a great time to set goals and intentions for yourself. We polled our staffing professionals and put together a list of our Top 5 career-oriented resolutions we're making in 2021.

1. Update your LinkedIn, including a headshot

Smart Staffing Resolutions for 2021

Goodbye, 2020. Hello, 2021! What are your 2021 New Years Resolutions for your organization?

A resolution is a decision to do or not do something, to accomplish a personal goal, or break a habit (so that "promise" you make to yourself to organize that desk drawer, but you forget about by February probably doesn't count). 2020 was a challenging year, to say the least. We can’t help but think about how different our New Year’s resolutions look this time around, especially for business leaders and HR professionals alike.

If You Can Measure It, You Can Manage It

Great organizations are built on great processes. When was the last time you really took stock of your contingent worker program? For great organizations to continually adapt and improve, they must periodically take a step back and review their current programs and processes. The largest investment any company makes is with its talent and frequently reviewing how effectively you manage your total workforce is critical to your company’s bottom line.

CAREER TOOLS: Phone and Video Interviewing Tips

COVID-19 has changed the way we do a lot of things in our every-day lives, and the job search experience is no different! Phone and Video interviews are going to be part of the norm for the foreseeable future. Below are some of Salem Staffing’s best practices for putting your best foot forward during a phone or video interview! As with anything, practice makes perfect, so the best advice is just practice, practice, practice!

Can I have an Independent Contractor come in to do the same work as an existing employee?

Independent Contractors (ICs) can be powerful resources in your total workforce mix. With unemployment at a record low­— the U.S. jobless rate dropped to 3.6% last month, the lowest since December 1969­— many businesses are increasingly turning to ICs to help them achieve their objectives.

Streamline Your Contingent Staffing Program Today

We know, we know… it’s a short week, school is back in session, and wasn’t it just 4th