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Why Do Companies Use Staffing Agencies?

Hiring Advice ·  May 30, 2024
Time to read: 3min

- Staffing agencies offer faster hiring timelines, access to specialized talent pools, and optimized recruitment outcomes.
- Investing in staffing services can support with your business' goals for agility, competitiveness, and long-term success.
- Profiles' dedicated team can help businesses connect with top-tier talent across creative, marketing, and technology fields to drive growth.

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How Much Do Staffing Agencies Charge? A Comprehensive Guide

Hiring Advice ·  May 21, 2024
Time to read: 5 minutes

How Much Do Staffing Agencies Charge Summary: 
- Staffing agencies offer different pricing models based on the type of hire: contract, direct hire, project work, embedded teams or retained search. 
- Pros and cons of each pricing model. 
- Additional staffing agency services and fees. 
- Benefits of using staffing agencies. 
- Comparing staffing agency costs to internal hiring costs.

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How the FTC's Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Impacts the Creative, Marketing, and Tech Industries

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  April 25, 2024
The FTC recently announced a ban on non-compete agreements. As a result, jobseekers in the creative, marketing, and tech industries will benefit, and hiring managers will need to enact strategic adjustments.

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Ultimate Employee Onboarding Best Practices for Enhanced Retention

Hiring Advice ·  February 20, 2024
Time to read: 3 min

Employee Onboarding Best Practices Summary:
- Preparation is key in setting your new hire up for success in the long-run.
- Onboarding is comprised of three main pillars, whether you are in the office or remote.

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Workforce Trends Reshaping the 2024 Labor Landscape

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  February 12, 2024
Time to Read: 4 mins

2024 Workforce Trends and Themes Summary:
- The modern workforce is undergoing transformative shifts, driven by trends such as AI integration, sustainability emphasis, and the rise of micro-influencers.
- Millennials and Gen Z individuals are influencing workplace dynamics with their diverse perspectives, fostering innovation and adaptability.
- Businesses embracing transparency, sustainability, and authentic engagement are poised to thrive amidst evolving consumer expectations and technological advancements.

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Profiles Among ClearlyRated's 2024 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Diamond Award Winners

Career AdviceHiring AdviceNews ·  February 5, 2024
- Profiles received an NPS of 70.6% from their clients and 73.7% from their candidates significantly higher than the industry's averages.

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Top In-Demand Digital Jobs 2024

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  January 4, 2024
Time to read: 3 mins
- In 2024, we will see even further growth and innovation within the digital landscape and its respective jobs.
- Explore top industries that are hiring and in-demand job titles for 2024.
- Work with Profiles to help hire in-demand digital professionals, or to take the next step in your career.

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Recruitment Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Gen Z Talent

Hiring Advice ·  October 10, 2023
Time to Read: 5 mins

Recruitment Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Gen Z Employees Summary:
- Gen Z is a tech-savvy, socially conscious generation that values flexibility, purpose, and work-life balance.
- Understanding their values and behaviors can help hiring managers form recruitment strategies to appeal to Gen Z talent.
- Ensuring a seamless onboarding experience, competitive compensation, and purpose-driven projects are ways your company can retain Gen Z employees.

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Beyond the Numbers: Why Diversity and Inclusion are Crucial for Your Marketing Team

Hiring Advice ·  September 26, 2023
Time to Read: 4 mins

Why Recruit a Diverse Marketing Team Summary:
- A diverse marketing team can provide insights into diverse audiences, increase creativity, improve decision-making, and build brand loyalty.
- Inclusive work environments are crucial to fostering a diverse marketing team that feels valued and supported.
- Strategies for creating an inclusive work environment include setting clear goals, fostering open communication, providing training and resources, promoting diversity in hiring, and fostering an inclusive culture.

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7 Common Myths About Gen Z in the Workplace: Debunked

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 14, 2023
Time to read: 10 mins

Gen Z in the Workplace Myths Summary:
- Gen Z is comprised of those born between 1997-2012.
- Lazy, unmotivated, and technology-addicts are common misconceptions of this generation. 
- Many of the perceived flaws of this generation are actually unique strengths of Gen Z in the workplace.

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Emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 8, 2023
Time to read: 6 mins

Emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing Summary:
- Without a doubt, AI has taken the world by storm and has become a part of everyday life, both personally and in business.
- Brief overview of 10 emerging AI Job Titles in Creative and Marketing
- Finding the right AI professionals will be especially important as AI technology develops even further.

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Tailor Your Resume to Any Job Using These 6 Tips

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  March 13, 2023
Time to Read: 6 mins
Tailor Your Resume to the Job Description Summary:
- Job searching online is convenient, but the vast reach of the internet means that most jobs receive many unqualified applicants.
- Many companies utilize Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to help sift through applicant resumes.
- Use the tips below to tailor your resume to the job description and ensure it makes it through ATS.

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