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 »

Developing Your 2019 Staffing Strategy: A Guide for Employers

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It’s hard to believe, but 2018 is coming to a close. The busy holiday season will make the next few weeks go by in a flash, so now is the time to start thinking about your 2019 staffing strategy. Preparing in advance will ensure you don’t have to scramble at the beginning of January. Get… Read more »

3 Tools to Help You Meet Your Seasonal Staffing Needs

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When your busy season starts, you need to be prepared for the rise in business. Chaos will quickly ensue if you don’t have enough team members to handle the increased demand. Careful advance planning is the key to seasonal staffing success. If you have a strategy in place to manage the influx of business, you’ll… Read more »