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Buffalo, New York – February 15, 2019 – Acara CEO Scott Stenclik has been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of North America’s top 100 influencers in the workforce solutions industry. SIA’s 2019 Staffing 100 honors “those that create new models of work, drive efficiencies while running companies, influence legislation and introduce technologies…

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Industry-leading executive search and recruitment firm joins Aleron group of companies.  Aleron Group, a global workforce and business solutions company, continues to expand its market presence with the acquisition of TalentRISE, a Chicago-based firm specializing in executive search and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), effective February 15, 2019. With the acquisition, TalentRISE becomes part of a…

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In the recruitment world, accessing talent and building a better workforce is the name of the game. As it happens, it’s also the name of Acara’s latest white paper. How can you attract top talent? How can you build a better workforce? The answers start with your Human Resources Department, but they don’t stop there….

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An old colleague of mine—an HR specialist and recruitment expert—once told me that finding the right job candidate is a lot like dating. You catch a glimpse; you meet; you talk; you prove yourself (or you don’t); you commit to a relationship (or you don’t). It makes sense, right? But I’m a gamblin’ man, so…

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The rise in job hopping has been well documented as of late, and it’s something that talent acquisition professionals deal with on a daily basis. How should we feel about employees who move from job to job year after year? Many people view job hopping as something negative. When I conduct an intake call for…

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Acara Senior VP Chris Beckage was recently published in “Supply & Demand Chain Executive,” an industry-leading magazine that covers procurement, risk, and IoT solutions. In his article, “4 Ways to Shorten Your Hiring Cycle and Secure Top Talent,” Chris explains how talent acquisition and recruitment firms can expedite their processes without sacrificing quality hires. What…

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We’ve all seen or heard pop culture references about artificial intelligence (AI). You know the drill: Man builds robot; robot comes to life; robot betrays man. This is the stuff of science fiction, of course. Or is it? Like it or not, AI is making the move from our bookshelves to our businesses. Who among…

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It’s cold outside, but the Buffalo job market is hot! Acara Account Executive Shannon Callahan recently spoke with WKBW’s Ali Touhey about the industries heating up this winter. Manufacturers and call centers, in particular, are ramping up their hiring efforts ahead of the new year. These days, candidates have quite a bit of leverage over…

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By Chris Beckage Recruiting qualified talent is a priority for any organization in a tight labor market. From manufacturing to information technology, demand for skilled employees is at an all-time high—and companies need intelligent strategies to attract the best candidates. On average, companies lose $14,000 for every job that remains open for three months. As…

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