What is the Form I-9 and Why is it Important?

Anyone who has either been hired for a job or hired someone for a job knows that the process of getting a new employee on board requires a large amount of paperwork. The I-9 form is one of the most important forms that an employee and employer fill out. To help you understand why the… Read more »

The Value of Video Interviewing

video interview

There is no doubt that video interviewing is a game-changer for modern recruitment. There are so many benefits of video interviews including giving recruiters better ways to quickly assess a candidate’s focus, confidence, skill, and overall experience levels. Video interviewing is the process of conducting an interview by utilizing video technology. There are two common… Read more »

Top Reasons Companies Choose RPO

What is RPO? Recruitment Process Outsourcing, or RPO, is one of the most in-demand services available on the market today. Recruitment Process Outsourcing means contracting out your organization’s recruitment function to an outside company. From construction companies to manufacturers, banks to retail chains, and insurance companies to utilities, businesses in many industries choose RPO. So, why… Read more »

Writing Winning Job Descriptions

In today’s booming job market, job seekers have a lot of opportunities and jobs to choose from. They’re also busy and worried about making the right career choice. Your job ad is the first glimpse a job seeker gets into your company and it needs to be an appealing one! Writing a winning job description… Read more »

Proven Strategies for Recruiting Top Talent

From manufacturing to research, the demand for skilled employees is at an all-time high, and companies can struggle to attract, recruit, and retain top talent. Job openings are at a 17 year high, and the unemployment rate is a low 3.9 percent. It’s no surprise that the competition for talent is fierce. However, not all companies can dedicate… Read more »

How is Technology Changing the Recruiting Industry?

While the principles of a well-written job description are still important, traditional recruiting is not working like it once was. Recruiting and staffing agencies that don’t keep up with the changing technology trends will fall behind.    According to a recent survey from worldwide recruiter Hays, 73 percent of employers say their industry has a moderate to… Read more »

Top 5 Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid

Did you know: One-third of new hires quit their job after about six months. An employees first days, weeks, and months are crucial to their success in their new role. In fact, about one-third of new hires knew whether they would stay with the company long-term after their first week. This means, having a seamless and effective onboarding… Read more »

10 Characteristics of Great Company Culture

To some, company culture has become a buzzword in recent years. In fact, most people associate a great culture with trendy perks like ping-pong tables, free snacks, or napping pods. Obviously, these perks are nice, but a company’s culture is about who the company is at the deepest level. An organization’s culture consists of the values,… Read more »

5 Tips for Successful Holiday Hiring

Too early to think about the holidays? Starting now actually makes sense for holiday hiring! For many retailers, the arrival of the holidays means it’s time to ramp up recruiting efforts and prepare for a busy season. This task can seem stressful to many business owners but, following these 5 tips will help streamline your… Read more »

Behind the Scenes with Headway’s Senior VP of HR: Mary Thornbury

Mary Thornbury, Senior VP of HR

Headway Workforce Solutions operates across all fifty states. How do you keep up with the various regulations, like workers compensation, irregular tax codes, benefit options etc., that are specific to each state? While workers’ compensation management is fairly uniform across the board there are monopolistic states such as Ohio, Washington State, Wyoming and North Dakota,… Read more »