Posts Tagged: Houston Staffing Partner

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Switching to the night shift can trigger a through-the-looking-glass-type experience. It’s not just a matter of changing your work schedule. Your life schedule gets completely altered. More than that, your relationship with the outside world shifts. You need to think about when things will be open. You need to worry about falling asleep at odd… Read more »

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The one part of the job application that seems like someone else’s job. Unfortunately, job references don’t really work like that. If you want to ensure you get a dynamite recommendation – ideally, your reference while start to tear up a bit when describing you – you need to set the groundwork. You first must… Read more »

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Friendly competition can be a healthy motivator for employees to facilitate goal achievement and succeed over time. But competition does have a downside, and employers must carefully walk the fine line between healthy competition and destructive competition. The Benefits of Healthy Workplace Competition Healthy competition ignites the fires of motivation. If the goal is to… Read more »

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There are certain times of the year when workload rises. Whether it’s a seasonal upswing, a new contract or the convergence of factors at the same time, you have to keep productivity moving. Usually, the first response is to allow overtime. This is the “simple” solution because your existing team knows the job, they know… Read more »

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In industrial settings, workplace safety is of the utmost importance. Traditionally, we think of hazards relating directly to the job like falls, vehicular accidents, toxic spills, etc. However, deaths resulting from workplace violence are one of the top causes of occupational fatalities in the U.S. Nearly two million workers each year are reported to be… Read more »

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When it comes to managing a team of laborers, safety is a major concern. Everyone must follow posted guidelines to ensure that deadlines are met while keeping everyone safe and in good health. However, when you are understaffed, safety is often sacrificed in the name of getting the job done. Just what does a short… Read more »