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October 9, 2018
10 Winter Activities to Enjoy in Reno and Lake Tahoe

Whether you’re a native of the Battle Born state or have just moved here, Reno and Lake Tahoe are full of exciting activities of all types. Here are 10 winter activities our employees identified as some of their favorites.

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October 2, 2018
Five Steps to Get the Promotion You’ve Been Chasing

Promotions are good things. You’ll have more authority, a greater chance for even more authority down the line, and increased compensation. If you want a promotion, though, you need to take specific steps to obtain one. Promotions are given more often to those who’ve planned for them than those who’ve passively waited. Here are five […]

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September 25, 2018
Five Questions to Impress Potential Employers

It’s common for interviewers to ask if interviewees have any questions before winding up the interview. Why should you come prepared with questions to ask at the end of your interview? Asking questions that show your concern with not just getting hired but being successful in the position go a long way to showing employers […]

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September 18, 2018
How Can You Find Great Millennial Candidates?

The Millennial generation, which covers many young employees today, currently accounts for about one-third of the U.S. workforce. Chances are any position you’re looking to fill is going to include Millennials as part of the applicant pool, especially in a low unemployment economy. Can you find top Millennial workers to fill your open positions? Sure, […]

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September 12, 2018
Six Steps to Building Your Personal Branding on Social Media

One of the chief ways to maximize your chances of getting noticed on the job hunt and landing a new opportunity is building a personal brand. Company brands, for example, highlight the best qualities that a consumer can know to expect from an organization. The same principle applies to personal branding, but in this case […]

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September 4, 2018
Find Your Advantage in the Talent War with Redeployment

If you’ve found a great employee for a temporary position, are you working to keep them in your organization, or are you moving on to the next person from the applicant pool? Utilizing your past temporary employees, maintaining a relationship with them and connecting them with new opportunities in your organization is often referred to […]

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August 28, 2018
How to Showcase Your Work Ethic and Personality in the Job Hunt

When you are applying for a new position, you could be going up against tens of other people – maybe even hundreds. How can you differentiate yourself from all of those other applicants? Because resumes can come across as a dry list of past positions, especially to someone who’s been reading a bunch of resumes, […]

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August 21, 2018
The True Cost of a Bad Hire

Have you made a mistake and hired a poor performer for an open position? It can be very painful to realize that the person who choose at the end of a lengthy hiring process isn’t actually working out — or is actively causing problems.

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August 14, 2018
Best Tips for Proving Your Value on Your Resume

Whether you’re working in accounting, skilled trades or any other field, quantifying your achievements on your resume is a great way to stand out from the pack and showcase your value to potential employers. Why? Well, because it makes your value concrete and easily graspable, rather than making it vague. Interviewees all too often talk […]

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August 7, 2018
Save Time by Outsourcing HR Functions

If you outsourced your human resources (HR) functions, what could you do with the time saved? The short answer: a lot! A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) can perform HR functions, from hiring and screening to administering benefits to keeping up with applicable laws and regulations. The primary role of business is, after all, to stay […]

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May 21, 2018
What Do We Do at the Applied Companies?

By Marketing Coordinator, Candice Vialpando

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May 18, 2018
When is it Time to Outsource Recruiting?

By Marketing Coordinator, Candice Vialpando Why Outsource Recruiting? According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management the average cost of hiring a new employee is $4,129. The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California at Berkeley reported the average cost for managerial and professional employees could run […]

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