Are Remote Workers Wanting to Go Back into the Office?

Now that a large chunk of the population has experienced working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, will more people be wanting that choice full time? Or are people wanting to go back to a traditional office setting?  It’s an essential question for managers to think about as more workplaces open up going forward. Some of the answers might be dictated by your… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 Are the Daily Tasks of a Warehouse Associate?

Warehouse jobs are expected to grow at a rate higher than the average growth rate for other jobs through 2026 – 7% per year. Warehouses are large buildings where products and equipment are stored, often for shipment around the country and the world. But what does a warehouse associate do every day? Read on to find out… 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 »