Charles Foster’s 50th Anniversary

This year, we are celebrating 50 years of providing employers with exceptional talent in the Charleston area. Charles Foster is a locally owned and operated small business that was founded in 1969, and our remarkable team has been matching employers and candidates ever since. We know that every company is different, and each position is […]

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Spring Fever? Tips to Keep your Employees Productive All Spring

As we approach springtime, it is just beautiful outside. The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and it is perfect weather to be outside soaking up the sun. You start to find yourself and your employees getting spring fever. It is hard to focus on work when all you can think about is laying […]

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Biggest Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Biggest Recruiting Mistakes Companies Make 1. Not Having a Good Job Posting Your job post should fit the “Goldilocks” standard – not too short, not too long, but just right! A job post that is too short or too vague will give you an influx of candidates that do not fit the requirements you are […]

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Try These Interview Questions to Gauge Soft Skills in Your Candidates

How do you know if an interview candidate has the proper skills of communication, decision-making, collaboration, teamwork, time management, and creativity required for the job? These qualities are classified as something known as soft skills. Soft skills are personality and workplace traits of employees that are not easily quantified on a resume but are important […]

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Creating a Diverse Workplace

Workplace diversity includes more than having a team of people of different races and ethnicities. Employees in an inclusive workplace setting should be individuals with varying genders, ethnicities, levels of education, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, privileges, ages, religions, political views, cultures, and even work styles. Diversity Matters There is something to be said about a […]

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Why the Candidate Experience Matters

Understanding the Candidate Experience Unemployment continues to hold at record lows with a current rate of 3.7 percent. With an ever-tightening candidate pool, the candidate experience is an area you can’t overlook. To attract top talent and decrease the time it takes to fill open positions, attention to detail is everything. Discover why the candidate […]

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Resolve to Make 2019 the Best Year for Your Business!

Ready to Make 2019 the Best Year? It’s a new year! Time to begin looking ahead to make 2019 the best year for your business! As you prepare plans for the next twelve months, have you considered how partnering with a staffing firm can help? Your Business Plans Need to Include Recruiting & Hiring By […]

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Hiring Trends for 2018: What Staffing Firms Need to Know

Big Hiring Trends in 2018 In April of this year, the U.S. unemployment rate hit a low of 3.9 percent.  A tight labor supply presents new hiring challenges. Technology continues to evolve and change the hiring and recruiting process. Follow along as we detail the biggest hiring trends of 2018 and its impact on staffing […]

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Don’t Be Left in The Dark: 5 Benefits of Using a Staffing Company

Did you know, the much-anticipated Great American Total Solar Eclipse occurring on August 21st, will only take two minutes and forty seconds? Charleston, among other major cities in the path of totality, have been preparing for this once in a lifetime event for months, even years, and it will be over in less time than […]

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