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Meditation: Productivity Miracle or Muck? Does mindfulness ramp up your team’s speed, quality, and motivation – or is it just a waste of time? With all the “magic bullets” being marketed these days, it’s difficult to tell what’s effective and what’s nothing more than an expensive placebo or clickbait. Workplace productivity “cures” are no exception,… Read more »

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The Faces of Gallman Consulting The one thing you should know about us is that our number-one priority is helping you. It doesn’t matter if you’re a job seeker or a hiring manager—we have the experience, the expertise, and the resources to provide you with the solutions you’re seeking. We’ve been in the search and… Read more »

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Warehouse work is physically demanding and often mentally taxing as well. That means you face an uphill battle in retaining candidates who might take a job somewhere else that looks easier, even if the other job pays a little less. You won’t find a one-size-fits-all solution for retaining warehouse candidates, but you can put together… Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

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Businesses are hungry for employees these days. It’s no wonder with the national unemployment rate below 4%. There are simply fewer bodies to fill all of the available positions. Worse still, the number of qualified applicants is often diminishingly small. At least, it can look that way. If you’re struggling to keep your applicant pipeline… Read more »

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Reference checking often proves one of those tasks in the hiring process that soaks up far more time and energy than expected. You play phone tag with candidates’ old supervisors. The references get very tight-lipped because of decrees from their HR department. The information you get isn’t actionable. If this sounds like your experience, keep… Read more »

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As of December 2019, there were about 7.3 million jobs unfilled in the US alone. Around 700,000 of those jobs are in the tech sector. With so many unfilled positions, it’s no wonder that so many companies turn to recruiters to help fill the shortfall. Of course, if you’ve never worked with recruiters before, you… Read more »

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Every company wants to be the company that’s always flooded with resumes, yet most aren’t. If this sounds like your company, you’re probably wondering what to do. Keep reading to learn five ways you can transform your company. Flexible Schedules An exceedingly small number of families conform to the traditional model of an income-earning husband… Read more »

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Tens of millions of people quit their jobs every single year. While this might appear as a simple situation for the employer, it isn’t. You can’t just lock them out of your network and disable their ID card after their last day. It would be best if you had an offboarding process to make sure… Read more »

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Lying on resumes and CVs has become so commonplace that around 85% of companies report catching applicants lying on their resume. While some lies might only rise to the level of obscuring the exact dates worked at a company, others wholly misrepresent a person’s skills or credentials. So, how do you spot a lie when… Read more »