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Running a successful staffing firm is a two–pronged process. It requires a complicated balance, making sure you have enough workers to fulfill all of the job orders you get. If you can’t find people to staff those jobs, you could face a threat to your long-term growth.  Luckily, there’s a way to break out of the dilemma. DHR’s Staffing Partners Program lets you deal with those excess job orders, all without… Read more »

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The shipping and receiving area can be a dangerous place. If you’re working there, you need to stay vigilant to protect your own safety. Your company will do everything it can to prevent accidents. But, ultimately, it’s up to you to maintain the highest level of compliance.  Data show that 25% of industrial accidents take place… Read more »

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Our conception of the word “job” can get rigid. However, it doesn’t just refer to a 40-hour-a-week, nine-to-five experience. Rather, a professional position can take many forms. Finding the one that suits your lifestyle often represents a significant challenge.   That’s what makes temp jobs such a useful option. These positions stretch out the narrow definition of what’s possible for your career-building needs. Working… Read more »

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Going into your latest recruiting effort, you thought your biggest risk was not finding a qualified candidate at all. But now you’ve run into a different problem: you’ve met two applicants who seem perfect for the job. How do you break the tie?  The situation can present an agonizing decision. You want to get the most out of every member… Read more »

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  Light industrial work is more complicated than many people realize. It involves more than the specific task at hand. Workers need to show a number of soft skills as well, in order to push productivity and efficiency to the highest levels.   But what traits to target? What soft skills make the most difference in a light industrial… Read more »

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Safety is an everyday thing. It often comes down to relatively simple decisions, like what to wear. Performing a warehouse job safely and efficiently starts with the right dress code.  It’s important to get the little things right when it comes to safety. Avoiding injuries and accidents isn’t about special seminars or massive technology upgrades…. Read more »

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You’ve built a thriving staffing business. However, just because you are doing well in a general sense doesn’t mean that you have every niche covered. When you get a request for a skilled labor job that you aren’t comfortable filling, do you have a plan in mind?  Don’t be ashamed if you have specialties you… Read more »

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Running your business involves the constant interaction between people and machines. This creates an amazing productivity opportunity. However, it has a dark side as well. All that human/equipment interplay poses a potential safety risk.  The forklift represents a great example of this. It’s fundamental to running your day-to-day operation. At the same time, all that driving around… Read more »

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Keeping your best employees allows you to maintain stability and drive innovation. On the other hand, retention problems can ripple through your company. Continually lose your best employees, and you’re likely to suffer significant consequences. It makes reducing turnover a priority if you want to sustain long-term growth.  High turnover will cause your recruiting expenses to rise,… Read more »