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 »

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 »

3 Benefits of Having Hobbies Outside of Work

People engage in hobbies for all sorts of reasons, such as intrinsic enjoyment and getting together for a social event with like-minded people. But whether your hobby is playing guitar or knitting scarves, hobbies have benefits for your life in general, outside of work.    Hobbies Benefit Your Mental Health Work and life, in general,… Read More »

What Is the Value in Creating a Safe Workplace?

Ever wonder why safety in the workplace has to be created and maintained? At times, it may seem like the costs in terms of time, equipment, education, and maintenance activities might outweigh the benefits. Believe us; they don’t.   Here are four ways that a safe workplace adds value to an organization.  Improving Morale The fact is, no employee wants to feel… Read More »

3 Ways Candidates Can Blind Side You and How to Deal With It

The hiring process can be time-consuming and costly to your productivity. If all goes smoothly, you’ll contact top candidates, interview them, and make hiring decisions quickly so your team can once again be at full strength.   But what if it doesn’t go smoothly? Unfortunately, candidates can blindside you. It’s all too common for candidates to not… Read More »

5 Signs Your Onboarding Process Is Overwhelming for Employees

A good, structured onboarding process is a proven method of making sure employees are introduced to a firm in a way that can maximize their productivity.   But sometimes, the onboarding process can be overwhelming. This can happen if the process contains too much information – everything from their initial computer password to personnel forms to… Read More »

3 Ways to Prepare for a Week of Swing Shifts

In many fields, it’s not uncommon for shifts to change. Whether you’re switching a shift permanently or your employer has a policy of rotation it can be challenging to be at your best for the first week or so, as your body adjusts.   If you’ve been working days and are moving to swing, you may have to… Read More »

Top Skills Recruiters Are Looking for in Machine Operators

Machine operators are in high demand. That’s no surprise; employment levels in the United States are at record levels, which leads to many positions being in high demand. However, machine operators need specific skills. They need technical expertise Machine operators perform activities related to the production, operation, inspection, and packaging of the machines used to… Read More »

How Can Your Business Hire for Higher-Level Positions (And Save Time While Doing It)?

What happens when your organization needs to recruit for a higher-level position? Whether it’s for a C-suite executive, a director or a team leader, hiring at upper levels of your company can present challenges if not approached in the right way – especially if your human resources staff is used to recruiting for entry –… Read More »