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Many companies believe high turnover is just part of the cost of doing business today. However, when you find a top-performing employee, you want to do everything you can to keep them. If you have noticed your best people aren’t sticking around, use these strategies to improve satisfaction and turn the tide. Conduct Both Exit… Read more »

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Effectively communicating and following through on workplace safety information is crucial to preventing accidents, injuries and illness. Use these strategies to build stronger communication with your team and promote a culture of safety. Why Communication and Follow-Through Matters to Safety Failing to effectively communicate safety information and procedures as well as failing to follow through… Read more »

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If talented workers were easy to find, nobody would need the services of recruiters. The fact of the matter is good people are hard to find, and this is sometimes true even for the most talented staffing professionals. No matter how great your network, no matter how hard you work, sometimes the right person seems… Read more »

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Every workplace has hazards, but industrial and warehouse environments tend to have more hazards than the average business. Employers have a legal responsibility to protect their employees’ health and safety, and that begins with identifying the hazards they may face throughout the day. The Categories of Workplace Hazards There are endless potential hazards in the… Read more »

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Temporary assignments are a great way to get your foot in the door of great employers. Whether you’re switching careers, just starting out in the workforce, getting back into the workforce or between jobs, temporary assignments provide a host of opportunities. But can you turn a temporary assignment into a full-time opportunity? Not All Temporary… Read more »

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No matter what your company produces or what services you provide, your online presence matters when it comes to recruiting great people. There was a time when you could ignore your online presence or when a simple website was enough, but those days are long gone. People rely on the internet to learn about employers… Read more »

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When it comes to industrial and manufacturing environments, one thing is certain: Workloads increase and decrease many times throughout the year. Navigating those ebbs and flows can often be a challenge, especially when those periods arrive with little or no warning. Increased demand often means mandatory overtime for your existing staff, but too much overtime… Read more »

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A safe workplace is a productive workplace, and a productive workplace leads to a profitable organization. In any environment where employees engage in physical labor or are exposed to machinery or chemicals, safety should be the number one priority.  Use these strategies to take steps to create a safer workplace today. Put It in Writing… Read more »

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It is the goal of every entrepreneur to grow and expand their business over time, and staffing firms are no exception. However, growing a business in today’s market can be tricky. The economy has experienced sluggish growth, and it’s not always feasible nor the best business option to take out loans or lines of credit… Read more »

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There was a time when gaps in your work history were the kiss of death for your career. However, in today’s market, employers often see people with gaps in their resumes. Layoffs and plant closures are common occurrences, and many adults find themselves voluntarily leaving the workforce to care for an ailing parent, raise children… Read more »