Milwaukee Job Market and Employment News

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Look around your office and see if you can spot the tell-tale signs of disengagement. Do employees tend to leave five minutes before their shifts are over? Do they gaze into space or surf the internet after finishing one task instead of looking for another? Do they passionately defend their positions during meetings, or do… read the rest »

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A few years ago, cultural observers and workplace experts were asking a common question: Will the ubiquitous presence of cell phones, the internet and personal texting distract employees and pull them away from their assigned tasks? The solution to this potential problem seemed simple enough (for employees with the necessary willpower and employers with the… read the rest »

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EXTENSION RECRUITING WINS INAVERO’S BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – February 15, 2018 – Extension, Inc., a leading recruiting and staffing firm in Administrative/Professional, Accounting/Finance, Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, and Engineering, announced today they have won Inavero’s… read the rest »

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As a recruiter or HR manager for an accounting firm (or the accounting department of a larger company), you’ll need to use a simple checklist during the candidate review process. So, get out your red pen and check off boxes during the early rounds of screening and selection. For example, does the candidate have a… read the rest »

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If you ask any employer in the process of staffing a critical position, they’ll give you a list of the traits that interest them the most. They’ll list technical skills, like SQL certification or Italian fluency, and they’ll list core personality traits, like leadership, listening skills or extroversion. The skills and personal qualifications they list… read the rest »

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During the year ahead, you may be facing uncertain economic prospects, a fluctuating marketplace and unpredictable returns on your investments. Amid this financial uncertainty, you may be looking for ways to boost revenue and control your destiny by cutting costs wherever you can, including your hiring program. You may not be able to forgo hiring… read the rest »

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The day you were fired may have felt like the worst day of your life. At the time, you weren’t sure how this event would impact the future of your career, and while you worked to protect that future, you also had to deal with the challenges of the moment, including embarrassment, damaged relationships or… read the rest »

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If you’re like most companies, you probably head into the final stretch of the year with an important task for your managers and directors: providing and documenting formal reviews for each of their direct reports. Most managers see this task as a necessary, if awkward and tedious, aspect of corporate life. They’ll dutifully execute the… read the rest »

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Recruiters spend their days helping job seekers find positions and hiring managers staff company roles. But as it happens, the job seekers they support DON’T spend every day doing this. Job seekers come and go from the marketplace once every few years, ideally, and some enter and leave only a handful of times during their… read the rest »

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You need a candidate for your open position in IT (cybersecurity, app development or—most likely for a smaller company—network administration), and you have a stack of digital resumes and a gallery of smiling interviewees to sift through. But you have a one issue holding you back. Since the company is small, you often wear multiple… read the rest »