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Increase the success of your temporary hires through good onboarding techniques. You’ve likely invested some valuable time trying to locate the right candidate to fill your staffing need. Now, protect your investment by bringing your temporary employee up to speed with your company and its culture, as well as her job responsibilities. Research shows that… Read more »

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Career mentors impart their industry wisdom onto you—and knowledge is power! When you choose to work with a mentor, you have opted for a business relationship with an experienced individual who can treat you as an apprentice and guide you in your career. Though they can be hard to find, there are no limits to… Read more »

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In a sluggish job market crowded with qualified job seekers, it may seem counterintuitive to be thinking about how to make your own company stand out among other employers looking to hire new staff. After all, candidates should be banging down the door to work at your company, right? Well, the truth is, no matter… Read more »

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Getting through the daily workplace grind can often cause staffing issues to fade into the background. But good hiring managers will remind themselves to take a step back on a regular basis and evaluate whether the company’s true hiring needs are being met. These needs are an ongoing concern. Like the business you work for,… Read more »

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It’s a situation all too easy to imagine. You put together a stellar application that got the company to invite you for an interview. You researched the business and scoured the news for stories about their recent activities. You reviewed and re-reviewed your resume so that, if they asked, you could regale them with each… Read more »

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You finally got the job you were after. Great! Congratulations are certainly in order. Now you can relax and settle into your new position, right? Well, not exactly. Besides having to overcome the many challenges any new employee faces in a new job, you’ll also want to set yourself up for long-term success right from… Read more »

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The group interview scenario, in which you and a small number of other candidates, are interviewed collectively by one or more managers may be less nerve-wracking than the solo version, but it’s more of a challenge to ace. That’s because while solos demand you to represent yourself as impressively as possible, group interviews require you… Read more »

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It was an exciting day in the office this morning when Tim Flood, owner of Smart Resources Inc., announced that our company had made the list for Best of Staffing.  Smart Resources Inc. and Accountable Search have been named to the 2014 Best of Staffing® Best Client Service and Best Job Candidate Experience Lists! This… Read more »

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Even if your company has a dedicated Human Resources department (and especially if you don’t), partnering with professional accounting and finance staffing firm  Accountable Search can give your business a huge boost. Our firm will not only relieve you of the many burdens and expenses associated with hiring new employees, we offer direct access to… Read more »

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Sometimes the best employees aren’t the right employees for the job. Too often, hiring managers can find themselves blinded by an applicant’s skills, qualifications, knowledge. They can forget to ask themselves about the individual behind that killer resume. Character, work ethic, and many other so-called “soft skills” can be more important in determining an employee’s… Read more »