Posts Tagged: Temporary Staffing Agencies Houston

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Santa’s got his “nice” list and his “naughty” list. OSHA has a “naughty” list as well (they’re not as big on the “nice” part, but those are government regulators for you). Santa’s bad list might mean coal in your stocking. OSHA’s might mean some bigger consequences: a fine and a potentially expensive disruption in your… Read more »

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There are many reasons for taking some time out of the workforce: maternity leave; becoming a stay-at-home parent; taking care of a sick relative; going back to school … even living off that lottery win as long as you can. There are also a lot of good reasons to go back. A paycheck for one…. Read more »

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Safety represents a key responsibility for any company and training your workforce in the highest safety standards should occupy a key place in your priorities. But not every employee should get the same training regime. This isn’t to say that some employees are exempt from the need for safety training. It’s imperative for everyone. Precautions… Read more »

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There’s a lot of advice out there about what to include on your resume. However, it’s equally important to think about the things that should get left off. Resumes exist on a thin line. HR folks sift through a lot of them each time a position gets posted. They aren’t in a mood for any… Read more »

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You know you aren’t supposed to micromanage, but you can’t help yourself. You see little things you can improve, and you feel compelled to step in. However, you’re only hurting yourself. It may seem like you’re pushing everyone else closer to perfection, but you’re really pushing them further away. You’re undermining team spirit and wasting… Read more »

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You’ve worked hard – toiled long hours, spent copious amounts on promotion and advertising, painstakingly cultivated just the right kind of clientele – to build your staffing firm. You’ve created a strong brand and it’s getting good results. Almost too good. You’ve done such an excellent job developing your brand that you’re getting work orders… Read more »

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There’s an old expression: Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life. That adage provides a goal, but it also presents a challenge. How do you turn your passions into your profession? (Side question: Do they pay people to sleep in during the morning and eat Dairy Queen Blizzards all… Read more »

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Lose your job and everyone is full of well-meaning condolences: Keep your head up. It’s all for the best. Something will come up. You smile and quietly seethe, wishing people would stop saying stuff like that. But trite and cliché as they are, these sentiments include some wisdom. As frustrating as the job search can… Read more »

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Your resume is the first thing potential employers see when you apply for a job at their company. Make sure they aren’t reading an outdated and boring piece of paper. With all the competition for labor jobs in Houston, you can’t afford to be eliminated by a resume that was fashionable ten years ago. Whether… 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 »