7 Signs of a Weak Candidate

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When a candidate is 20 minutes late for an interview and doesn’t offer an apology, chances are, you’re not going to extend a job offer. But what if a weak candidate looks great on paper and acts professionally during an interview? It’s much more difficult to spot and avoid hiring them. But as one of the leading staffing agencies…

4 Hot Tips for Hiring Summertime Workers

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As one of the leading temporary staffing agencies in Charlottesville, Adams & Garth knows that hiring seasonal workers is a bit different from full-time ones. After all, they need to get up and running quickly without a lengthy orientation or training program. That’s why you need people with a strong skill set and the right experience…

Safety Tips for Charlottesville Employers

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Accidents happen at work. Whether it’s due to a wet floor or a major equipment malfunction. Either way, it’s going to end up costing you more in the form of lost productivity and workers’ compensation. The good news is that while some accidents are unavoidable, there are steps you can take to cut down on…

Dealing with Hiring Mistakes? Here’s What to Do

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You spend a lot of time and effort on hiring good candidates for your company. And, as one of the leading staffing agencies in Central Virginia, Adams & Garth knows you need them to get up and running quickly. But if you keep making hiring mistakes, it’s going to cost you. In fact, according to the Harvard Business…

5 Key Steps for Managing a Difficult Employee

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It’s inevitable. At some point during your career as a manager, you’ll have to deal with a difficult employee…perhaps even a few. Whether they’re constantly late, have a negative attitude, or are underperforming, it can be a challenge. The good news is that as one of Staunton’s leading staffing agencies, Adams & Garth knows there are a…

6 Ways to Quickly & Effectively Screen Resumes

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You post a job – and get inundated with hundreds of resumes. How can you screen them in the short amount of time you have and hone in on the best candidates? Here are 6 quick tips to help you in the process: #1. Make sure your job posting is attracting the best candidates. As one of…

How to Tell It’s Time to Hire

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As an experienced staffing agency in Charlottesville, Adams & Garth knows one of the most crucial decisions hiring managers and employers make is when it’s time to hire. And sometimes, it can be hard to tell. On one hand, you’re unsure whether increased growth will continue. On the other hand, your core staff is stretched thin…

6 Ways to Put the Power of Praise to Work at Your Company

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Central Virginia, Adams & Garth knows that praising your employees is one of the best ways to keep them engaged. Sometimes, though, doing so can get lost in the daily shuffle. That’s certainly understandable. But consider this: beyond boosting engagement levels, recognizing and praising your employees can actually…

How to Keep Your Team On Track Through Year’s End

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January 1st is the beginning of a new year. But there are still some weeks left in 2016 and you want to ensure your employees finish strong and start 2017 off right. Here are 4 tips to help you in the process: #1: Conduct those performance reviews. As one of the top staffing agencies in Charlottesville, Adams &…

The Ins & Outs of Asking About a Candidate’s Health During the Hiring Process

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You have a job opening as a warehouse freight handler. It requires heavy lifting and long hours. You need an employee who’s up to the task. The trouble is, you can’t ask about health or disabilities outright during the hiring process. So how do you stay in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, while still…