Staffing Calculator Reveals Hidden Costs of New Hires

Have you ever wondered how much it really costs to hire somebody into your company? Countless managers will put together a budget for a new hire only to have their estimated number blown out of the water when it comes to actually putting their new employee to work. In order to save your company money and ensure that a new hire is the best route to take, we at V-Soft Consulting have created an all-inclusive calculator.

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How Long Does it Take to Fill a Vacancy in an IT Department?

 

 

If you are in staffing, or if you’re in search of a job in the IT sector, one of the most crucial questions is “How long will this take?”

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Hiring Seasonal Workers: 4 Tips on Making Temporary Employees Permanent

Congratulations. You have a stellar temporary worker that you can't imagine your business running without. You are confident enough in their skills to think they'll excel for many years to come and are ready to extend an official job offer to them. But before sliding that envelope to them, what do you need to prepare for? What is in store for you?

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How much should you be spending on job postings?

Finding a new hire is a long process. First, you have to decide if you can even afford the extra help. A new employee costs a lot more than just their salary—there are things to consider that differ from company-to-company such as insurance, parking spaces, key cards, and in-house extras like coffee or snacks being consumed. Staffing calculators are a great way to figure out all of the hidden costs of hiring a new employee, but here are a few quick tips for being as cost effective as possible when posting jobs:

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Introducing the Taste of Madison Mobile App

Taste of Madison is an annual event held in Madison, WI that features dozens of local restaurants, beverage stands and entertainment. It’s a big event. In order to keep things organized, they decided for the 2016 event to create a mobile application specifically tailored to their needs. Here’s how a mobile app helped their event—and can help yours:

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Should You Outsource? 7 Things to Consider Before Deciding

 

Outsourcing has a bad rep, but it shouldn’t! It isn’t the four-letter-word that it used to be anymore, but it still isn’t for everyone. Learn more about its benefits and detriments in this post and see if it will work for your company.

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Employee Spotlight: Wayne Peterson, Account Manager

This month we have chosen to highlight Wayne Peterson, our Account Manager. Wayne works in the Madision, WI office. He helps us manage IT staffing and accounts. Read more about Wayne in this post.

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4 Big Interview Tips from a Hiring Manager

I spent some time interviewing my husband about his experience as an IT hiring manager. He shed some light on what he looks for in a potential new hire, as well what will make you fail your interview without question. There were a lot of things I’d truly never thought about.

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How Long Should an Interview Last?

You’ve done your research, grabbed your finest suit, and even flossed twice to make sure there wasn’t a stray piece of spinach wedged between your teeth. But there’s one very important question that you’ve not yet been able to answer: how long should it take for an interview?

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Is Your Candidate Lying to You?

With how easy it is to background check people in this day and age, it’s a miracle that some prospective job hires are still lying on their resumes and – worse – to your face. What are the quickest ways to tell if what they just said to you is a fib?

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