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News and resources to help you hire better, increase your value to employers, and keep up with Georgia business developments.

Finding the Best Potential Employees in the Passive Candidate Pool

Often, the best candidates are those not actively looking for employment. These passive candidates are loyal, happily employed and love what they do. Still, you may be able to lure them away with the offer of something they can’t refuse. Five Ways to Source Passive Candidates So if they’re not out looking for you—how do… Read More »

Build your ideal elevator pitch to sell yourself as a candidate

Improving Your Elevator Pitch | Happy Faces Personnel Group

An elevator pitch is a short snippet of conversation you can use to introduce yourself when you meet new people. In general, it’s used when networking and should give someone a well-rounded idea about who you are and what you do. And it should be short—something you can rattle off while waiting for the next… Read More »

Are negative reviews driving people away from your Atlanta business?

Responding to Online Reviews | Happy Faces Personnel Group

The world lives online. So when you get negative online reviews, they’re sure to be seen by potential customers. True, it’s not possible to please everyone all the time, so negative reviews are bound to happen. But that doesn’t mean they need to take a toll on your business. Five ways to respond to negative… Read More »

Use these tips to ace the phone interview for your next job

Phone Interview Tips | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Getting ready for your upcoming phone interview? More and more, companies are using phone interviews as a preliminary screening process, helping them to bring in candidates from across the country! But just because a phone interview is from the comfort of your own home, that doesn’t make it any less serious than an in-person interview.… Read More »

Ten ways to ease candidates through the interview process

Calming Interview Nerves | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Making interview candidates comfortable is a win-win for both you and the candidate. It’s natural for an interviewee to have nerves when it comes to an interview, especially if they really, REALLY want the job—there’s a lot riding on their performance! And you can benefit from a more relaxed candidate because you’ll get a better… Read More »

Don’t hide your social media profiles during your job search, use them to your advantage

Social media is one of the top ways to be discovered by recruiters and hiring managers. In fact, your LinkedIn profile tops the Google search when someone is looking for you. Social media is a free, easy way to be noticed within your industry as a viable candidate for job opportunities. And the best way… Read More »

How to give your employees the work benefits they really want

Benefits add to the quality of your work environment. When your staff feels they’re being taken care of, they will be more satisfied and productive, plus more likely to stick around for the long-term. The types of benefits you offer your employees add to their comfort level, boost their well-being and help them maintain good… Read More »

Four Things to Remember When Explaining Employment Gaps on Your Resume

Job gaps happen. Maybe you had a hard time finding a position after college, maybe you took time off to raise your children, or maybe you took leave to travel the world. But whatever your reason, gaps in employment will likely come up during an interview, and it’s important to be honest. Lying on your… Read More »

Take Advantage of Mobile Media to Reach a New Generation of Job Seekers

In a world of social media and constantly evolving technology, job seekers frequently rely on mobile devices. You can tap into this technology and make it easier to attract candidates to your job opportunities by making your job application process tech-friendly. Four Ways to be Mobile Friendly To remain competitive and continue to attract the… Read More »

Make Sure Your Atlanta Business is Staffed Properly for the Summer Months

When is the best time to staff up for the summer months? The answer is: immediately! Many candidates looking for summer work start to get a position lined up in April and May, so there’s no time like the present to begin securing your summertime staff. Work with a Recruiter When you’re in search of… Read More »