How to Create an HR System Your Employees Feel Safe Using

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As an honest and caring employer, you want to create a workplace where every single employee feels valued and accepted. You do everything you can to nurture this type of environment, but you can’t be everywhere at once.  Therefore, you want to create an HR system that allows people to make anonymous complaints when something… Read more »

Hiring Trends for the Light Industrial Industry in 2021: The Changes You Should be Making

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Now that the new year is officially in full swing you’re ready to start hiring. Your light industrial company has big plans for 2021 and that means expanding your team.   Of course, the COVID-19 crisis is still going strong so you know you need to take a different approach than you have in the past. Here’s a look at top hiring trends that… Read more »

Promoted Over Friends — How to Successfully Manage Former Co-Workers

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You’ve just been promoted and you couldn’t be more excited. This is something you’ve wanted for a while and worked hard for so it feels great to finally climb up the ladder.   However, being the boss means you’re now in charge of your former colleagues. This is undeniably awkward if you’re not quite sure how… Read more »

3 Benefits of Leveraging a Staffing Firm During High Unemployment

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Hiring isn’t easy, even with a sky-high unemployment rate. As of June 2020, the unemployment rate is 11.1% — three times what it was in June 2019 — due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  On the surface, the volume of candidates looking for work might send the impression hiring will be a breeze. However, it’s not that simple.  First of… Read more »

Preparing for the Remote Workforce

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These days, everyone who can work from home is doing so. Essentially overnight, entire teams went from physically working in an office together to working remotely. Whether you were already planning an eventual shift toward remote work or not, it’s happening. Therefore, it’s important to help your team excel. Here’s some advice to successfully transition… Read more »

How You Can Show Your Staff That They Are More Than Just a Number

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Your employees are amazing. You truly value them and all the wonderful contributions they make to your company — but do they know that? Every successful business is busy — especially large ones and those working to expand. It’s easy for management to get lost in day-to-day operations and become used to working with employees,… Read more »

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Staffing Firm?

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Steering a job search isn’t easy. After trying to go it alone for a bit, you decided to take on a staffing partner. You’ve been working with your recruiter for a while now, but haven’t made the strides you’d hoped. It’s possible you’re not taking full advantage of all the services your staffing agency has… Read more »

Three Best Practices for Preparing an End-of-Year Staffing Review

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The end of the year is the perfect time for reflection. January will be here in no time at all, so now is the perfect opportunity to look back on staffing issues that impacted your company in 2018. Carefully reviewing things that went well — and others that didn’t — will help you prepare for… Read more »