8 Ways to Inspire Your Employees During The Holidays

Posted by Kurt Rakos on 11/18/19 11:45 AM

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The holiday season is traditionally the time when productivity takes a nosedive as your employees are distracted by endless occasions to party. For Minnesota employers, keeping them motivated through this period can be a challenge, but here’s what might just work:

Offer flexible working

Staff who are traveling over the holiday season will welcome the opportunity to work remotely. Flexible working allows for easier childcare arrangements and the opportunity to attend various social professional and family events while staying up to date on projects. If this feels like a step too far, monitor productivity and connectivity by requiring employees to log in to your server during working hours.

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Want to Show Your Appreciation this Veterans Day?

Posted by Paul Beard on 11/11/19 12:15 PM

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Today and this whole week seem like an especially great time to pause for a moment to celebrate our country and the countless individuals who serve and have served it with honor:  our veterans.  And what better way to truly show our appreciation for our American veterans than to hire them when they get back home?

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Finding The Hidden Talent Market

Posted by Kurt Rakos on 10/29/19 10:13 AM

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There’s a Hidden Talent Market Out There

Here’s How to Find, Recruit, and Hire Today’s Top Candidates

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5 Ways Hiring Managers and Executive Recruiters can Work Better Together

Posted by Tim Snell on 10/21/19 10:10 AM

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We’re On the Same Team, People!

As unemployment rates and other economic indicators continue to gain strength, this is a particularly exciting time for the employment industry. It’s also a time of increasing competition for top talent. Attracting and hiring strong candidates takes more than a solid salary and benefits package. It takes a strong employer brand. And more importantly, it takes a hiring team that can seamlessly – and convincingly – project that brand to every candidate, every step of the way.

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Why A Specialist Recruiter Will Improve Your Hiring Process

Posted by Tim Snell on 8/29/19 1:27 PM

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Working with a recruiter can frequently prove beneficial to under pressure HR departments and employers as an integral part of their ongoing talent management strategy. Here, we outline the benefits a specialist, reputable recruiter can bring to the hiring process.

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IT Recruitment: What Hiring Managers Need To Know

Posted by Adam Hoffarber on 8/21/19 10:02 AM

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At SkyWater Search we specialize in a number of disciplines, including the fast-paced, constantly changing IT sector. Here’s our take on current trends affecting the industry, together with our advice for hiring managers seeking the top talent:

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Why Fall Is A Great Time To Hire

Posted by Paul Beard on 8/19/19 12:10 PM

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Fall is a celebrated season in the great state of Minnesota. Leaves transform into vibrant orange, yellow, and red colors. Apple orchards, corn mazes, and hay rides reserve their dates in our weekend calendars. A once beautiful and fashionable population of beach goers prepare to spend the next three months wearing the customary plaid and flannel Minnesotan uniform. 

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A Will To Win - How Athletes Win In Business

Posted by Paul Beard on 8/9/19 12:37 PM

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Many of us bring fun trinkets to the office to help us clear our heads or stay focused throughout the work day. Sometimes it's a stress ball, or a fidget spinner...

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Engineering & Technology: 3 Key Trends Employers Need To Know

Posted by Adam Hoffarber on 8/6/19 10:22 AM

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Employers are under increasing pressure to find new ways to source the talent needed to meet business objectives. As specialists in both the tech and engineering sectors at SkyWater Search, we’ve observed three key trends which may create challenges for employers trying to connect with the qualified candidates their organization needs.

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Is Your IT Talent About To Quit?

Posted by Adam Hoffarber on 7/31/19 11:43 AM

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American employees are disengaged and millions are looking for a new job. As a number of IT companies are beginning to discover, the sector isn’t immune. With low levels of unemployment and a scarcity of available talent, employers can’t afford to assume their top performers are satisfied in their work.

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