5 Quick Tips for Getting More Candidate Referrals

You need to hire. So you hit the ground running, posting jobs, reaching out to your network and getting active on the social media sites. However, the easiest and often most effective way to hire isn’t necessarily from these sources, but rather referrals from your existing team. Not only is this option less expensive, but… Read More »

‘Tis the Season: 5 Tips for Successful Seasonal Hiring

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year…and the busiest if your company is like many in Connecticut. So how can you stay on top of demand, without adding to your annual fixed overhead? The answer’s easy: with seasonal workers. But before you make a move, there are some steps to consider first,… Read More »

Interviewing? Here’s How to Assess Whether a Candidate is Right for You

Many candidates look great on paper and even perform well during interviews. However, this isn’t necessarily an indicator that they’re going to be successful once on the job. So how can you quickly – yet effectively – assess a candidate to ensure they’re the right fit for you? Here are some tips from Stewart Staffing… Read More »

Getting Spooked About Candidates Applying to Your Company?

It’s the time of year for Halloween, pumpkins and fall foliage. However, despite the season, if you’re in the midst of the hiring process, the last thing you want is scary candidates. What can you do to ensure those who apply to your company are top-quality and hard-working? Partner with a staffing company in New… Read More »

6 Reasons to Work with an Employment Agency

If you’ve never worked with an employment agency in Central Connecticut before, you might not know what to expect from the process. But partnering up with one can actually have a big impact on your job search and your career. Here’s how: You can get one-on-one help. When you work with an employment agency, you’ll get… Read More »

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

If you have a slow hiring process, it can impact your ability to recruit quality candidates. That’s because they’ll get scooped up by your competitor before you make your final decision. Not only that, but word of your sluggish hiring will spread and impact your employer brand as a result. The good news is that… Read More »

4 Simple Steps to Finding Your Next Great Job Online

As New England headhunters, Stewart Staffing knows that searching for a new job can be overwhelming. When you check out the local job boards, there might be hundreds of different opportunities that come back in your search results. It can therefore feel like a job just trying to figure out the which positions you should… Read More »

What to Do When a Top Employee is Suddenly Underperforming

As a leading New England staffing management firm, Stewart Staffing understands that when you have a great employee who is suddenly missing the mark with their performance, it can be a frustrating experience. But before you hit the panic button, take a step back and take stock. Here’s what to do to deal with a typically… Read More »

Should You Apply for a Job You’re Not a 100% Match for?

When it comes to finding a great new opportunity, it can be tough to know which Hartford jobs you’re truly qualified for. After all, most have a laundry list of needs and qualifications and it can be hard to meet them all. And if you don’t, should you even bother applying? The short answer is:… Read More »

5 Tips for Recruiting Using LinkedIn

When it comes to LinkedIn, it offers HR and hiring managers a valuable tool for recruiting…but only if you use it effectively. One important part of that comes down to how you communicate with candidates. When you take the right approach, it can be the start of a valuable relationship. The wrong approach, however, can… Read More »