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June 27, 2022
TAC Tips for Interview Success: Before, During, and After

About The Applied Companies®: The Applied Companies® strives to collaborate with employers looking to grow their workforce with professional, reliable, and ambitious individuals. The goal at TAC is simple: we want to help alleviate the stress of looking for a job as well, and make sure that our candidates are compatible with a role that’s […]

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April 20, 2022
How To Find An Executive Recruiter In Reno

There are thousands of job openings in the Reno area alone making it quite difficult to find the best position. How do you narrow down your search from thousands of jobs to a few that align with your career goals? If you’re in search of jobs in Reno or Sparks, Nevada, you might need the […]

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December 16, 2021
Current State of the Workforce: Exploring Nevada’s Unemployment Rate (Pt. 3)

There are several other factors that contribute to the current state of the workforce and the high unemployment rate. These include elements such as extended unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, a reshuffle of the workforce, childcare and school disruptions, and foreign workers’ inability to come to the U.S. for jobs.   Extended UI Benefits State-provided unemployment insurance […]

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December 8, 2021
Current State of the Workforce: Exploring Nevada’s Unemployment Rate (Pt. 2)

As mentioned in our first post on this topic, it’s evident that the American workforce looks quite different today than it did just 18 months ago. Employee behaviors, service impacts, and corporate economic difficulties are highly relevant when assessing the current state of the workforce.  What The Current State of The Workforce Looks Like Employee […]

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December 1, 2021
Current State of the Workforce: Exploring Nevada’s Unemployment Rate

As many American business owners and employers are aware, the state of our workforce has changed rapidly since the start of the pandemic. Unfortunately, many people were forced out of their positions to limit the spread of COVID-19, putting several industries out of work for some time. Occupations involving face-to-face customer service became obsolete for […]

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July 16, 2021
TAC Is 2021’s NCET Professional Services Organization of the Year! 

In 2020, The Applied Companies has helped numerous local organizations weather the storm of COVID-19 with their Reno staffing solutions. By providing companies with a high-tech HR platform, helping to navigate new HR regulations, and improving employee retention through recruitment and workforce counseling, TAC is working to help local business professionals thrive. Additionally, in 2020 […]

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September 18, 2020
The Disadvantages of Collecting Unemployment Benefits

Collecting unemployment is often necessary for some to get by financially - at least for a short period of time. With the recent pandemic, our nation has been fortunate enough to provide many workers who lost their jobs with some financial assistance. However, the benefits of unemployment compared to the benefits of full-time employment are […]

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August 27, 2020
Unemployment Coming to an End? A Staffing Agency Can Help

The recent pandemic has left millions out of work and the unemployment rate has skyrocketed as a result. While there were additional funds granted to help aid the surge in unemployment, those funds are starting to dwindle. With unemployment coming to an end, people everywhere are starting to get back to work, but they’re having […]

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March 9, 2020
Assumptions in the Hiring Process Using Occam's Razor

Too often candidates and employers make the hiring process much more complicated than it should be. The principle that more job seekers and hiring authorities should adopt is Occam’s razor, which advocates for simple assumptions to be used in the hiring process. Not only will this principle simplify the entire recruitment process, but it can […]

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November 18, 2019
HR and Politics: Should Your Company Take a Political Stand?

Determining whether or not a company should take a political stand is a common concern among businesses. Companies often ask themselves what consequences they might face from taking a political stand, and how their business might benefit from making their voice heard. But, how do you decide if becoming involved in politics is the right […]

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May 28, 2019
What Comes Next When You Don’t Get the Raise You Want?

Asking for a raise can be nerve-wracking, to say the least. So much so that some people put it off for months, or even years. But the truth is: There’s nothing wrong with requesting a pay increase, as long as it’s realistic and is a true reflection of the value you add to your company. […]

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April 30, 2019
How to Write an Employee Manual Employees Will Read

You put a lot of time and energy into your employee manual. It communicates vital company information and helps you keep your assets covered. But wouldn’t it be nice if your employees actually read it? Make it engaging and useful and they’ll take the time to read it, refer to it for simple questions and […]

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