The Costs of Making a Bad Hire are High

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We have said it before and we will say it again, the costs of making a bad hire are high – and not just in monetary terms. Hiring the right candidates is crucial for the success of any company. In a tight labor market, making the right hires is even more vital. Nevertheless, bad hires…

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Recruiting and Staffing team at Sherpa grows in Q1

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Sherpa is pleased the announce the addition of three new members to our recruiting and staffing team in first quarter of 2023: Molly Efird, Darius Ramsey, and Kalik Nesbitt. Molly Efird joins Sherpa Project Management A graduate of Purdue University, Molly joined our Project Management team in February. Her responsibilities will include both recruiting and…

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Using LinkedIn as a Job Seeker in 8 Simple Steps

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If you’re a job seeker and you’re not on LinkedIn or you’ve yet to optimize your profile – get to work! If you’re getting ready to make a career move, LinkedIn can be your career search “search engine”. Using LinkedIn as a job seeker offers you the ability to make industry connections, explore jobs and…

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A staffing firm can benefit your business. Here is how.

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If you’re a hiring manager in today’s ever-changing job market, it is likely you are keenly aware that filling job opportunities isn’t fast or easy and is often stressful.  You know that empty seats can mean a logjam of work which can lead to reduced morale, customer dissatisfaction, even missed goals for your organization.  Although…

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Charlotte-based recruiting firm, Sherpa, names Lisa Hildreth Partner, Managing Director.

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Will focus on strategic growth and assist in directing staffing and consulting services. Charlotte, NC:  The founders of Charlotte-based recruiting, staffing and consulting firm, Sherpa, have announced that senior leader, Lisa Hildreth, was named a partner in the business in January. Hildreth launched her recruiting career 30 years ago and joined Sherpa in 2010 to…

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New job in your plans?  Here is where to start.

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It’s a new year and you’ve finally decided the time is right to search for a new job.  Obviously, you want to put your best foot forward so hiring managers and recruiters notice you, but where do you start? It starts with your resume. A well-crafted and up-to-date resume should be your first priority. Recruiters…

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Starting a Job Search? You Need to Know these 3 Things About Recruiters.

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By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Having a solid relationship with a good recruiting professional can give a job seeker a trusted partner and ally during their job search and ultimately throughout their career. Recruiters spend most of their day finding, recruiting and evaluating candidates for job opportunities. As a result of screening many resumes and…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day 2020

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As we prepare to celebrate the holiday weekend, we wanted to share five ideas from our team to make it memorable. Although Memorial Day 2020 looks quite different from years past, we are still fortunate to live in a country where freedom abounds. We are grateful for those who fought for our rights, those who…

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Are you putting your job search on hold? Not so fast.

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By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Should I put my job search on hold?  Indeed, many job seekers are pondering this question right now. Our advice? No.  Yes, coronavirus is disrupting the business world, but there are reasons for job seekers to stay optimistic. It’s important to remember two things: As a candidate, it isn’t time…

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