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One person can make an enormous difference. A high-functioning employee puts your business on another level. They can speed production and spur innovation, creating an environment that fosters faster growth and better customer relations.   Of course, finding that perfect person is difficult. It’s like dating…everyone is trying to find The One. But, as with romance, discovering that perfect professional match takes work. You might… Read more »

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Safety requires two main components: training and compliance. You teach your workers how to minimize risks, and then you ensure that they follow the correct procedures on an everyday basis. But to provide the right instruction, you have to understand the risks in the first place. How do you know what types of safety training your team… Read more »

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Trying to build a diverse workforce is a valuable and noble mission. Setting the goal represents the first step. But then you have to figure out how to make it happen. It leads to a crucial question: what exactly do you need to do to attract a more diverse workforce?  Diversity provides significant concrete benefits for any company. At the basic… Read more »

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After a long job search, you finally received an offer. It should be the most exciting part of the process. But something is off. You’re not as ecstatic as you expected. Something about the position doesn’t feel right. What do you do?  It can be a complicated decision. This is especially true if you’ve been out of work for a long time or are staring down… Read more »

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Hiring is an expensive proposition. Necessary, sure…but expensive nonetheless. Anything you can do to lower the cost offers an advantage. You conserve resources for other projects and you put yourself into a better competitive position.  DHR’s Staffing Partners Program offers the perfect method to achieve this goal. By expanding your recruiting capabilities and streamlining your hiring process, you lower the costs associated with filling open positions. The strategy provides you with… Read more »

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Sometimes interview questions are more complicated than they seem. When this happens, your answer needs to cover many topics at once. That’s how you have to handle the situation when an interviewer asks “if you saw someone performing the job unsafely what would you do?”  At first, this question probably seems like a simple prompt about your commitment to safety. However, in reality, it covers a large number of other… Read more »

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You know those romantic comedies where people realize on their wedding day but they’re marrying the wrong person? There’s a less-funny version that happens in the workplace. That same sinking feeling comes into play when you realize you offered a job to the wrong candidate.   When you come to the conclusion that you’ve made a hiring mistake, it’s crucial to correct… Read more »

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Almost every business owner recognizes the importance of a strong safety profile. That said, safety can get expensive. Maintaining the highest standards can put a burden on short–term resources, often making it difficult for small businesses to reach the peak levels of compliance.  At that point, it becomes a matter of priorities. Adding up the time and expense necessary… Read more »

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A good partnership can solve any problem. The concept can come in handy in the recruiting business. A strong partner can help you take your staffing firm to the next level.  DHR provides a perfect opportunity. The Staffing Partners Program allows you serve your current customers better, as well as improve your ability to score new clients. It provides… Read more »

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Every employer appreciates speed. That’s the heart of productivity: getting things done with as little time and effort as possible. However, speed comes with a trade-off. The downside of being too quick at your job is a possible decline in safety.  For that reason, it’s important to keep speed in perspective. Go too fast, and you might create more problems… Read more »