How Can Your Human Resources Team Take Advantage of a Staffing Agency?

Does your Human Resources team need a staffing agency? Working with a staffing agency can bring significant benefits to your company overall, and to HR specifically. Here’s a brief overview of what staffing agencies can bring to the table.  Staffing agencies can save time. Many HR staffers (and hiring managers) may sigh inside when they need to hire. Why? Because many of the activities involved in hiring… Read More »

Leading a Team When You Have Lost Your Passion

Leading a team is great when you have a passion — for leadership, for the company’s vision, for maximizing your team’s talents, or whatever other capabilities you bring to the table. But it can become not so great if you’ve lost your passion.  Losing Passion: Why It Happens Why do people lose passion for something they care about, such… Read More »

Time to Re-Evaluate Your Company’s 2020 Goals

As we enter June, companies are approaching the half-way point of the year. That’s a great point at which to re-evaluate your company’s yearly goals. But where do companies start? How do you re-evaluate and then get back on track if you fell off?  Define the goals to re-evaluate. The first step is to define… Read More »

National Safety Month: How Is the Digital Age Impacting Safety Standards

Safety is a crucial element in warehouses, manufacturing plants and other industries throughout the United States – and no time is a better time to be reminded of this than June, National Safety Month.   Strong safety records maximize productivity and worker loyalty at the same time. Many safety standards and reminders are communicated both to… Read More »

Tips to Get Your Temps to Embrace Your Company Culture

Company culture is critical for every employee – and that includes temporary employees! Company culture is crucial to the bonding of smooth-functioning teams and ensuring fit among employees (so they can be a team in the first place!).   The more all employees work well together and enjoy each other’s company, the more productive and engaged employees they will be. But ensuring… Read More »

Effectively Manage Being Overstaffed and Understaffed

Overstaffing is a problem for managers. If you have too many people to do the available work, you are spending too much for the productivity you have. Left unchecked, it can drain business cash flow and even lead to bankruptcy.  But understaffing can also be a challenge. If you’re understaffed, you have too few people to do… Read More »

Creating a Culture that Attracts Employees

Good managers strive to create a culture that actively attracts employees. No, we don’t mean casting a network just to fill job openings, although that’s important. We expect a culture that fosters engagement in the workplace, secure retention, and job satisfaction.  Let’s put it this way: Companies whose cultures foster engagement and satisfaction will attract… Read More »

What Makes Valuable Employees Quit?

Employee retention can be highly valuable to your business. It can take from two to three times an employee’s salary to replace them, factoring in employee search, interviewing, and training a new employee. In the meantime, the productivity of departments and companies can be severely affected by being down in headcount.  It stands to reason, then, that… Read More »

Has Your Company Thought About Offering Unlimited Sick Days?

Roughly 85% of full-time employees and 74% of all workers receive paid sick days as a benefit. Usually, workers are allocated a certain number of sick days based on some standard, such as length of service. They can also be part of a general paid time off (PTO) category, which includes vacation time and personal days off,… Read More »

Stop Tabling Bullying In the Office

Roughly 40% of workers in the U.S. report that they have been bullied in the workplace. Even more, upwards of 60%, have seen instances of abuse. The net result is that bullying is an issue in workplaces throughout the country. Bullying can cause stress, negatively impact teamwork and productivity, and even cause good employees to leave… Read More »