Six Reasons to Consider Temp-to-Hire Staffing

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When you’re looking to add more people to your workforce, you may have considered working with a staffing agency. But with a few choices of what type of staffing you’d like, you may be lost in the terminology. You could choose a temporary worker, a direct-hire worker, or a temp-to-hire worker. What is that, and why would you…

How to Work with a Staffing Firm to Find Top Talent

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Staffing agencies are valuable resources when it’s time to hire candidates. But with any relationship, you will make the most of it when you follow the right steps. And staffing partners are no exception.   How to help your recruiter help you Your recruiter is an expert at matching qualified talent to your job openings. But to…

Showing Your Company Culture Through Social Media

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Social media is an interactive, conversational way to promote your business. It gives your company a personal edge—beyond just a corporate entity. One thing potential candidates love to discover on social media is what it’s like to work for you, and you can do this by promoting your culture in your posts. But how do…

The Cost of a Bad Hire and How You Can Avoid Them

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Quality output? High team morale? Great company reputation? Minimized conflicts? All of these things are what your company should be experiencing every time you hire new employees. Sure, there may be a bit of downtime while new workers are getting up to speed, but everything should be back to normal (or even better) by the time the…

Need to Bring an Employee Out of Their Shell? Read This.

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Every workforce is comprised of two personality types: introverts and extroverts. Introverted employees tend to be shy in social situations, and not as apt to participate in group discussions. But this doesn’t mean they have nothing to say!   As a manager, it’s a great benefit to your workforce to hear the thoughts and ideas of all…

Tips to Get in Front of a Passive Job Seeker

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Ah, the elusive passive candidate! When filling open positions at your company, you want the best person for the job. Active candidates have all their information available for you to read, but you can expand your talent pool by including passive candidates. So, how can you find those who aren’t looking for you, capture their…

Five Tips to Prevent Back Injuries While Lifting on the Job

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Anyone who has injured their back knows—back injuries are no fun! Plus, they can lead to chronic back pain as you age. Despite being quite common, back injuries are preventable if you take the right precautions. Five tips to keep your back safe: Back injuries happen most often from improper lifting and carrying techniques on…

Why Hiring the Right Candidate is Crucial to Your Business

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The quality of your employees can make or break your business. They are the faces and voices with whom your customers interact. They are the cogs that keep your company machine moving ever forward. And they are the thinkers and doers—the ones delivering your brand to the marketplace. For these reasons and more, you cannot…

How to Keep Your Staff Motivated

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  When your staff is successful, your business is successful. So it’s essential to the quality of your output to have motivated, hard working talent on board! Your company’s reputation depends on the commitment of your workers—and you can take steps to build a loyal staff willing to go the extra mile for your business.…

It’s National Safety Month – What Can We Learn from the Top Safety Violations of 2016?

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  From on-the-job injuries and fines to workplace fatalities, workplace safety violations affected businesses and employees in 2016. While accidents and other workplace injuries can cost your business thousands of dollars annually in fines or workers’ compensation claims, the real cost is to your employees who can experience life-changing injuries – or worse, loss of…