Maintaining Millennial Talent

As the talent gap continues to grow, employers are looking to the Millennial and Gen Z populations to complete their teams. It’s estimated that by 2020, Millennials alone will make up nearly half of the workforce. In order to attract and maintain Millennials in your workforce, it’s important to understand that their values and interests vary greatly from other generations.

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Recruiting Challenges Hindering the Growth of Small Business in the U.S.

While the economy is remaining strong, many small businesses in the United States are still struggling to grow their business. One of the biggest challenges facing business leaders today, is recruiting qualified candidates.

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In a recent survey conducted by Indeed with small businesses, 97% of respondents reported difficulty in hiring the right candidate at least occasionally. While even the nation’s largest employers are fighting to attract top talent, small businesses experience a different set of challenges that can increase the difficulty in recruiting, even for lesser skilled positions. A few of their challenges include:

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Trillium Staffing Awarded By 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2016!

Trillium Staffing is proud to announce their repeated recognition with West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, in 2016. The awards competition provides the regional business community with the opportunity to showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. The awards are presented to organizations based on nominations and direct feedback from employees of each organization.

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Spreading the Appreciation, One Branch at a Time!

Recently, Trillium was awarded one of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in 2015. To ensure that all 90+ branches nationwide share in the triumph, the award is being sent to a different Trillium branch office every month. In an expression of true teamwork, the present branch holding the award will nominate the next branch in line based on merit and hard work.

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Illness in the Workplace

When an illness strikes, we all know that there is a fine line between trying to stand tough and trying to protect your co-workers from suffering the same fate. What is important is when to know that one trumps the other. The following are warning signs to keep in mind when trying to determine if you should stay home or go to the office.

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Veterans Find Their Next Mission At Trillium!

As a recognized leader in staffing and recruitment for more than 30 years, we know great talent when we see it. Regardless of your industry and what positions you are looking to fill, locating the best qualified talent can be difficult.

At Trillium, our people make the difference. We’ve had great success in hiring veterans for both internal and external client positions. As highly skilled and trained individuals, veterans are often eager to begin their next career in the civilian market.

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“At Trillium you don’t need stripes on your sleeves or medals on your chest to get respect, it comes automatically by checking the Veteran box with a ‘yes’.”

– Tim Griffin, Regional Controller, Marine Veteran

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Average Time To Fill Hits Peak Since 2001!

So it’s not your imagination, the time to fill your job vacancies has grown substantially. The Dice-DFH Vacancy Duration Measure, recently reported the average time to fill a vacancy had jumped to almost 27 working days in February 2015.

 

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Losing Talent To Your Competitors? Your Process May Be The Problem!

If you hire or recruit for in-demand positions, undoubtedly you’ve lost talent you wanted to your competitors. Even companies with an attractive employment brand, company culture, and highly competitive compensation and benefits packages lose out on desired talent to less attractive opportunities. So, what gives? It just might be your process.

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How to Land The Job! Trillium Staff Speaks Out!

Have you ever wondered what others did to set themselves apart? Are you missing out on great opportunities that you feel you are qualified for? Here are some great tips directly from our staff to help you land the job!

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How To Market Today's Job Fair

Are you preparing to host or participate in an upcoming job fair? Pre-event marketing is essential to compete for talent with today’s job fairs. The previous marketing efforts of print ads, signs, and flyers just won’t get the job done. Let’s face it, what’s worse than sitting at a job fair only speaking with unqualified candidates or no candidates at all? Well, not much.

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