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What a year 2018 has been! We’re taking a look back at our top four best blogs for businesses from 2018. As you prepare for the coming year, take a look back at some of our best content for inspiration, new ideas, and the energy industry moments that shaped the past twelve months.

What Are the Latest Trends in Drug Testing in Staffing?

Drug testing can be a touchy subject, but the fact is that a key responsibility of employers is to make sure their employees are safe and productive on the job. That often means incorporating drug screening into their hiring and ongoing employment practices. As workplace cultures are changing, drug testing may or may not need to be the right fit for your company. Here are a few things to take into consideration as you consider drug testing in the modern age. This blog explores the pros and cons of mandatory drug testing and takes a hard look at what that can mean for your company.

Boring Job Candidates? Maybe You Aren’t Conveying the Employee Value Proposition Well

Every company or brand with a successful, positive and visionary culture has one thing in common – employees with a great skill set and strong loyalty to the company. For a company to bring out that skill requires a structured and strategic Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Just as your company likely has a strong customer or product specific value proposition, an employee value proposition is critical when it comes to attracting the right candidate. This blog covers 4 critical hiring tips to help you find the exciting candidates that will help you get the job done in 2019.

Which Skills Assessments Will Help Your Hiring and Retention?

Hiring is a challenge for a number of reasons. The first challenge is always in finding the right candidates to apply for your open jobs. Then it’s a matter of evaluating who is and is not prepared to handle the job they have applied to. Skills assessments are an effective way to help you identify who is qualified for a new job that you are looking to fill, and also who will be most likely to stick around within that role for the long term. Here are two important questions to consider when planning the skills assessments you will test your applicants with. This blog asks how do you find the right tests for your open positions? Read on to find out how to test for the skills you need and inevitably find the people who can help you reach your goals.

Can You Be a Leader When You Aren’t in a Management Job?

Leadership doesn’t happen once you are promoted to a management role. It takes vision, great communication skills, and the ability to inspire and motivate a team. To earn the title of leader requires skills in all these areas, and you certainly don’t need to be a manager to be a leader within your organization. Here are a few areas you can focus on to put those skills to good use whether you are in the C-suite or just starting your journey up the ladder. This blog highlights the key leadership skills that really make a difference in the market today.

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