Posts Tagged: Houston Staffing Services

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The job of a manager is getting the most out of as little as possible. Stretching resources and improving efficiency lead to higher profitability and an improved ability to grow over time. But these abilities aren’t strictly in the manager’s control. Employees play a big role. A worker who can provide flexibility goes a long… Read more »

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The scariest thing about unemployment? You might think it’s the prospect of staying out of work for a long time (we’ve all heard the horror stories). But nothing will make you lose sleep more than getting a job offer you don’t really want. Think about it. You’ve spent months tirelessly sending out resumes, wearing out… Read more »

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This month, when you turn on the radio and hear the holiday classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year,” do you immediately think of performance reviews? Probably not. In fact, annual performance reviews are universally dreaded by management and workers alike. However, a little bit of preparation can help take some of the… 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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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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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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Your Houston staffing agency has probably spent years building a solid reputation, one client at a time. You got where you are today by meeting the needs of your customers and filling orders quickly and accurately, even in the face of great challenges.  You make big promises to your clients and you keep those promises…. Read more »

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So you’ve made the decision to change jobs. Congratulations! You’re on the cusp of something new and exciting. Unfortunately, the road to that new job can be long and winding; full of roadblocks and obstacles. If you are looking to change jobs, consider these tips and strategies for making your journey as smooth as possible…. Read more »

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In today’s market, it is common to have gaps in your work history. Whether you took time off to raise children, care for an ailing relative, if you were laid off or if you are a seasonal or contract employee, those gaps can be quite normal. However, no matter how legitimate they may be, it… Read more »

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You probably ask every candidate who sits across from you in an interview to describe a past failure, but do you really know why you ask that question? The way someone approaches failure can tell you a lot more about them than whether or not they own up to mistakes. Here are three reasons you… Read more »