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The Right Way to Hire Temp IT Workers

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Hiring temporary workers (colloquially referred to as “temps”) for IT jobs is beneficial for a number of reasons. You can give your permanent staff a helping hand, you can test the waters before making a long-term hire, and you can fill in gaps left by employees when they take a…

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How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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When you’re applying for a job, you have precious few opportunities to stand out from the crowd. It might be a little easier to make yourself memorable when you meet for a face-to-face interview, but if you really want to get ahead of the game, you want to stand out…

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What Perks Are Job Seekers Looking For?

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  Hiring is often seen as going in one direction: the company hires the employee. In reality, it’s more of a two-way street than that. If you think about it, job seekers are holding an “interview process” of their own, trying to find a company that meets their needs in…

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Tips for Onboarding New Employees

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  An employee’s first day at the office is a pretty big day, for everyone involved. The company has invested a lot of time, energy, and money into finding this employee, and wants to get her off to the right start. The employee, on the other hand, is jumping headfirst…

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5 Ways Using a Staffing Agency Makes Your Life Easier

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Finding, hiring, and retaining good talent are some of the most important things that companies can do. The people that you employ are the ones that will shape the culture of the company, determine the company’s profitability, and set the company up for future success (hopefully). That’s why it’s vital…

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Retaining Talent in a Job Seekers’ Market

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When unemployment is low (as it currently is), the job market tips in the favor of job seekers. This is because, as more of the workforce becomes employed, open positions get harder and harder to fill (since qualified candidates likely have a job elsewhere). That, in turn, means that companies…

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How Low Unemployment Affects Job Seekers and Employers

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In recent months, unemployment in the United States has reach record lows—the result of a thriving economy, a more mature workforce, and a more educated population (generally speaking, of course).   While low unemployment is widely accepted as a good thing, we can’t ignore the fact that it affects groups…

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24 Years of EDI: An Inside Look

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This month marks EDI Staffing’s 24th complete year of business. That’s almost a quarter of a century spent providing exceptional staffing services to our clients. It’s an accomplishment we’re all proud of, and it’s caused many of us to reflect on our time at EDI and what the company means…

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EDI Staffing: 24 Years of Connection, Growth, and Innovation

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Joseph Gilbody started a staffing company on his front porch in 1994, with little more than a strong vision and a stronger desire to help people. Having worked for over 20 years in information technology, Joe recognized the increasing importance of EDI, and the growing need for talented individuals to…

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