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How to Host Group Interviews

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Every month, HomCo Lumber & Hardware hosts a group interview, whether they’re looking to fill open positions in the store or not. These group interviews have become an integral part of the operation’s hiring process. While many retailers are struggling …

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The Tools You Need to Craft Effective Job Listings

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In a tight job market, your job listings are crucial to share information with applicants and set your company apart from the competition.  As you put together job listings, it’s important to understand the difference between a job posting and …

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10 Questions You Need to Ask Interviewees

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You spend hours poring over employment applications and resumes, checking references and choosing the best of the lot to interview. Whether done in-person, online or over the phone, the interview tells you whether a candidate is a good employment match. …

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November Hiring Numbers Weaken, Unemployment Rate Improves

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The Employment Situation Report for November 2021 showed that employers added only 210,000 jobs in November. Economists had predicted an addition of 500,000 jobs, following the hiring jump seen in October. It wasn’t all bad news, however; the report, which …

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3 Takeaways From the May Jobs Report

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy added 559,000 jobs in May, reducing the national unemployment rate to 5.8 percent. Notable job gains happened in public and private education, hospitality and health care. Take a deeper dive …

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3 Hiring Tips to Create a Stronger Team

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After being declared an essential industry during the earliest days of the pandemic, home improvement is attracting many job seekers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that compared to the first quarter of 2020, the number of home improvement …

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Register Now: Learn to Lead Diverse Teams

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Does your team reflect the diversity of the community you serve? Do you want to take steps toward hiring and leading a more diverse team? Then you’ll want to mark your calendar to attend the North American Hardware and Paint …

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Lowe’s Plans to Hire 50,000 Employees for Spring

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Lowe’s has announced plans to hire roughly 50,000 frontline associates across its U.S. stores this spring. The company says the 50,000 new hires will fulfill both seasonal and full-time roles at its stores ahead of the busiest home improvement selling …

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