Five Reasons to Focus on Temp-to-Hire Candidates

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Looking to fill an open position at your company? It’s important to find the right person to help ensure work continues to get done, deadlines are met and customers are satisfied with the end product. But the hiring process can be arduous, involving many steps and considerable effort.   If you’re looking for help sooner rather than…

Six Reasons You Need to Address Your Team’s Safety Concerns

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Safety is a top priority at your company. Taking steps to keep your employees safe and healthy is critical to running a successful business. So, when employees express concerns related to safety in your workplace, you need to take swift action. Get more information and amend the situation as quickly as possible.   When your workers feel…

Six Ways to Increase Safety on A Budget

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Safety in your workplace is critical to the well-being of your employees and the good reputation of your company. By keeping your workers safe, you’ll ensure continued productivity and output, helping you meet the needs of your customers. Plus, it’s just good business practice.   Inexpensive ways to improve safety  If you’re worried that instituting safety precautions may break the bank, there are low-cost steps you can take to help…

Should Your Company Go Paperless?

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If you work in a company that uses paper products, you may have considered the advantages of going paperless. At the forefront of the argument is the impact on the environment. The production of paper products diminishes the presence of trees in our environment, plus uses energy and valuable natural resources. As companies become more environmentally conscious,…

Keeping Your Team Motivated in the Spring

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Spring is a lovely time of year! It ushers in warmer weather, longer days and new life as trees and flowers begin to bloom once again. It’s a welcome relief from the grey and cold of winter, though you may notice your employees getting a little more day-dreamy than usual. Summer’s vacations, beaches and outdoor activities are…

How to Help Your Team Stay Healthy at Work

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Good health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, especially now. It adds to happiness and quality of life, plus it has a huge impact on your business. Illness can deplete your workforce and make it difficult or even impossible to deliver on the promises you’ve made to customers. The bottom line is that keeping…

Why Hiring a Temp Can Help Your Company

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Unsure about bringing on a temporary employee? If you’re in need of additional staffing, but not sure what your next step should be, a temp worker might be a perfect fit.   Four advantages of hiring temp workers  If you’re looking for extra hands during a busy season or for a special project, consider hiring a temp for the…

How to Systematically Determine Who Should Get a Raise When Evaluating Employee Performance

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Your employees aren’t working as volunteers, so the subject of pay does come up—often once a year. Many employers award workers annual pay bumps based on the cost of living increases. Beyond that, performance-based raises are an incentive to work hard and can be incredibly motivating to your employees. If you decide to award performance-based raises, you’ll need…

Six Questions to Ask an Applicant When Interviewing Them in Their Initial Interview

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A first interview is basically a meet-and-greet with a potential candidate. You want to get a feel for how well they’d fit into the position with the company. You can learn a lot by asking the right questions.   Help the Candidate Open Up  You’ll get the best impression of a candidate if you give them a…

Ways to Increase Your Company’s Popularity with Potential Candidates

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Your reputation in the marketplace matters. It’s an integral part of your employee recruitment strategy. We’ve all heard tales of company cultures with no cap on PTO, ping pong tables in the breakroom, and “pet therapy” in the office—and the public’s general opinion of these companies is positive! But beyond exceptional and sometimes outlandish perks,…