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 »

Is it Time for a Fresh Start?

Everyone sometimes needs a fresh start. In a job, that can be a new position or even an entirely new journey, to a new career. But how do you know when it’s time for a fresh start or new journey? Pay attention if you’ve encountered any of the following feelings. Just like your body can tell… 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 »

Tips for Transitioning Back into Work After Being Unemployed

Being unemployed can be stressful in the best of times. You don’t have a salary, and you don’t have the structure and rewards that come from having a job. Currently, being long-term unemployed may be more stressful than it usually is, due to the effects of the coronavirus crisis. Some sectors and industries have been hit especially… Read More »

5 Ways to Start Saving Your Money

Saving your money is one of the best things you can do financially. Everybody needs a savings account for a rainy day – in fact, most advisors counsel that your emergency savings should equal 3 to 6 months’ worth of salary. Why? Because life is full of unexpected expenses. A car repair, a job loss, or… 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 »

How to Get Your Company to Bring You On Full-Time

If you’ve taken a temporary or part-time position, what can you do to get the company to bring you on full time? It could be you always wanted full-time work for the stability or salary, or suddenly realized that the company was great and now want to work there always. In either case, here’s how best… Read More »

3 Tips to Work Your Way Into a Management Position

Ready for your first management position? You need to actively strategize ways of getting there. Your boss and upper management may think of you specifically in your current role, not in another one. So what can you do to gain an advantage and move up in the company? Utilize these three steps.  Think like a manager – and show you do.… 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 »

4 Ways You Can Tell a Company Values You

Ever wonder if your company values you and your contribution? It can make the difference between being happy where you are and beginning to actively search for a new job where they will appreciate you.  Here are four things that let you know you are valued.    They Appreciate You Most employers, if asked, would say… Read More »