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In today’s market, a job search can take anywhere from a few days to well over a year. There is no way to predict how long a search will take, but one thing is certain: If you’ve been on the hunt for a while and you’ve gotten nowhere, you’re probably frustrated. If your job search… Read more »

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If your employees are exposed to high levels of noise in your industrial workplace, their hearing is at risk. According to government data, approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to noise hazards on the job. Noise exposure is a little different than other hazards in that it can take years for the damage to… Read more »

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As someone who works in the staffing industry, you know the Houston market is saturated. Finding new ways to increase your profits and grow your business becomes more of a challenge every year. What if there was a way you could expand your service offerings, take on new clients and increase your billing without taking… Read more »

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Wouldn’t it be nice if every time a client came to your staffing firm with an order you could fill it quickly, exceed their expectations and collect your money? If you’re in the recruiting business, you know things often work that smoothly – but not always. You work hard to provide exceptional service to your… Read more »

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You know when you’re short on staff, it negatively impacts productivity. However, being short-staffed also leads to safety concerns. When you have several open positions on your team, it leaves lots of room for error, it makes people feel rushed and forces them into double-duty, increasing the odds that someone will get hurt. Short Staff’s… Read more »

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Does it seem like all the great light industrial workers in Houston are going to other companies? Hiring great people in today’s market can be a challenge, but if you feel like you’re constantly losing out on great people, it’s time to take a good hard look at your hiring process to understand why candidates… Read more »

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The holiday season is upon us. This is also the time of year when companies have to juggle scheduling to cover employee vacations and review their budgets. Most job seekers know this and believe it is a waste of time to keep their search going full force in November and December. However, this is actually… Read more »

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When you think about a traditional “career,” you probably picture working a full-time job and moving up the ranks at the same organization for several decades. However, we live in a new era where there is nothing “traditional” about career paths. Today, people prioritize flexibility, growth and long-term development over punching a clock at the… Read more »

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All of us are prone to taking shortcuts from time to time. We might cross between intersections or take back roads to shorten our drive in an effort to find a faster way to do things. However, taking shortcuts on the job increases everyone’s exposure to risk and undermines an organization’s carefully planned safety policies…. Read more »

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No matter how effective you are as a recruiter, there will come a time when an order is extremely difficult to fill. Perhaps all of your best people are on assignment. Maybe the job order requires a specific skill that your team doesn’t normally recruit for. Or perhaps the market is just experiencing a dry… Read more »