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  Safety isn’t a one-time project. Rather, it’s an ongoing process. You should continuously review policies and upgrade procedures in order to lower risks as much as possible. A long-term approach to the subject requires you to constantly look around and ask yourself, “could this workplace be safer?”  Think of it like maintaining a healthy body. You have to… Read more »

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Usually, you can tell rather quickly if a new hire is going to work out. Within a couple of weeks, it becomes obvious whether your chosen candidate is a good fit. At that point, you either pat yourself on the back for another great hiring decision…or you start to get that sinking feeling that you’ll… Read more »

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our relationship with your boss becomes instrumental in every aspect of your performance. When they’re happy, you’re happy. Well, maybe not always happy – but your chances of career advancement and good performance reports increase dramatically.  This is true even in the most bureaucratic organizations. Thanks to detailed job descriptions, which itemize the responsibilities and the qualifications necessary for each position, day-to-day operations at most… Read more »

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As a recruiting agency, you provide a two-way service. You furnish qualified candidates to companies that have a staffing need. At the same time, you serve your roster of workers, giving them access to new career opportunities. By providing more employee flexibility, you ultimately serve both sides better.  Often, the dynamics of the staffing business leaves you stuck in… Read more »

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We learn in preschool that sharing is the best policy. It makes sense for the playground but gets complicated in the business world. The thought of partnering with another recruiting firm can feel threatening. The decision to enter into a strategic alliance often comes down to one overarching question: who gets paid?  The short answer? Everybody. A collaboration through… Read more »

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Job interviews represent a strange mix of past and future. Your goal is to start the next phase of your career. But to get there, you need to spend a big chunk of time talking about what you’ve done before. This can lead to uncomfortable conversations, like why you left your other jobs.  Questions about… Read more »

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Just like every other part of your operation, your warehouse can benefit from strong teamwork. Achieving this goal requires a strong culture. With a few simple points of emphasis, you can encourage a welcoming, productive, and forward-looking atmosphere in your warehouse.  A winning culture can significantly improve your day-to-day operations. It boosts productivity and improves morale. You are able to get more done, while… Read more »

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The recent coronavirus outbreak has put a new spotlight on routine workplace safety. With updated procedures rolling in regarding disease prevention, other day-to-day safety precautions might get lost in the shuffle. However, it’s essential to keep the basics in mind. The heightened awareness of workplace procedures makes it a perfect time for a refresher course on fundamental processes, like… Read more »

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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 »