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New jobs should be exciting, for everyone involved. The fresh recruits are entering thrilling and uncharted phases of their careers. Meanwhile, you’ve finished a tedious hiring process, ready to take advantage of the productivity and output promised by the incoming employees. One catch, though…one downer marring the hiring excitement: the onboarding process. Or, to use… Read more »

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Candy Crush. Subway Surfers. PUBG MOBILE. Clash of Clans. We know the apps you usually log onto when you get a few minutes of rest at work. You want to turn your brain off and spend a few minutes staring at colorful shapes and poking absent-mindedly at the screen. Games provide a fun and relaxing… Read more »

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It’s a problem and a dilemma, all wrapped up in the shape of a success. You get a lucrative work order, one that would normally send you out after work to celebrate. There’s a problem, though: Your talent pool is tapped out. You’ve already placed your best workers and you don’t have the right candidate… Read more »

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There are a lot of moral and personal reasons why you should commit to a stringent safety regime. As a person who cares about the health and happiness of your employees, it’s the right thing to do. Accidents can cause serious, life-changing injuries, not to mention the danger that someone would lose their life in… Read more »

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The U.S. unemployment rate has spent the past year hovering just below the 4 percent mark, reaching as low as 3.7 percent … its lowest level since the go-go tech boom of the 1990s. However, history suggests these levels of employment don’t last forever. Eventually, the jobless rate is likely to start ticking higher. When… Read more »

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It’s the reward for a job well done, day after day. It’s the pay-off for the long hours and sacrifice. It’s the way companies say “thank you” to their most dedicated and valuable employees. We’re talking about raises. But what does it mean if you don’t get one? That you’re not dedicated or valuable or… Read more »

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You’ll learn this from any basic management book, but it bears repeating as a starting point here: The key to success in any business comes from having a differentiating factor, something that makes you special. It’s as true for staffing firms as it is for any other industry; having a niche gives you an edge…. Read more »

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It’s easier to deal with problems we can see. The structure of business makes measurable problems much more obvious (and therefore, simpler to fix) than the ones that manifest in subtler ways. It’s the logic of balance sheets and algorithms. Take safety. Physical safety hazards are relatively easy to identify and correct. They may prove… Read more »

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The labor market is tighter now than it has been in years. Unemployment rates are low. Worker mobility has entered a new age. The gig economy has given job candidates more flexibility than they’ve ever had before. All these factors conspire to make retention extraordinarily difficult. There are two basic kinds of turnover problems. One… Read more »

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You’re the office newbie, scrambling to earn respect and still working on developing relationships. At this point, you just want to keep your head down and fit in. But, something goes wrong. You’ve made a mistake that’s likely to get you in trouble. What do you do? Of course, mistakes happen all the time. The… Read more »