Thank You Molly

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I’ve seen a lot in my 30 years in the staffing business.  Hired more people then I can remember and have had the opportunity to meet many great people who I am lucky to call my friend. Every now and then a special person who supersedes all expectations comes along.  Molly Kidder Gustavus is one… Read more »

On-boarding Organization

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Often times in HR we take pride in making sure we are ALWAYS administratively compliant. It can be challenging at times, especially if you are juggling multiple clients, with multiple requirements. From background checks, e-verification’s, client documents, and state law policies it can almost be common to misplace a sensitive material along the way! The… Read more »

Power of the Paperless

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Technology has taken us to the next level! And the power of paperless is right before us. Moving toward a paperless approach has now allowed new hires to on-board from anywhere, clients to sign agreements on the run, and employers to review documents from any electronic device that is handy! With a web-based system it… Read more »

How To Interview Like A Pro

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The rules of job-hunting sound pretty simple, don’t they?  Make sure your resume is free of typos and fluff, showcase your achievements and credentials in an elegant cover letter, and wait for the interview requests to come rolling in.  If you are well-qualified for the job, you may feel pretty confident until the phone starts… Read more »

Embracing Your New Workplace Culture

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You’ve landed your dream job, the one that all your education and experience has been preparing you for. Your resume was perfect, you aced your interviews, and now Day #1 is looming on your calendar. What’s the best way to approach this new environment? How can you lay the foundation for healthy, productive relationships with… Read more »

Tempted to Lie on Your Resume? Here Are Some Better Options

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In a recent article, it was reported that 1 in 3 job applicants lie on their resume. Are you one of them? Speaking as a manager, discovering false information on a resume is sufficient reason to reject a candidate outright. Before you include false information on your resume, consider the following: Employers know that life… Read more »

Is Your Body Language Speaking Louder Than Your Words?

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We tend to focus on words in job interviews and important professional meetings. Body language and nonverbal communication, however, play an essential part in our ability to achieve our goals. For maximum positive impact in these high-stakes business situations, it’s important to master these 4 areas: 1) Personal appearance. While it’s not necessary to dress… Read more »

Leading by Example

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In a management role leading by example is one of the most important qualities to practice. The saying “Practice what you Preach” comes into full effect. As managers we want to set obtainable goals for our employee’s and prove to be great leaders. I have found the following managerial traits are great examples to be… Read more »

Two Roads’ 20th Anniversary Celebration

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#20Years2R Twenty Years on the Road Less Traveled 2Roads is turning 20! Please join us in celebrating two decades of successful partnerships with our clients and employees. Two Roads is based in Surf City, USA (Huntington Beach, CA) and provides highly skilled technical talent to our client partners across the country. For 20 years our… Read more »

Performance Appraisals

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Hey everyone, it’s Molly again from the HR department at Two Roads! Today’s blog focuses on the importance of companies partaking in Employee reviews/appraisals. Often times management forgets the importance of employee reviews. Employee reviews/appraisals are ways for employees to see where they stand on their performance in the work place. It is also a… Read more »