Three Simple Ways to Ignite and Motivate Your Workforce

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You have a great team of employees, but even the hardest workers run out of steam sometimes. If you’ve noticed an overall lack of enthusiasm among your staff, it’s time to take action. Boosting productivity might be easier than you think. Try one — or all — of these three simple ideas to help your… Read more »

The Essential Guide to Following up After a Job Interview

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Job interviews are certainly nerve-wracking, but the waiting game that follows is often much worse. Now that you’ve met with the hiring manager and put your best effort forward to sell yourself for the position, your future with the company is out of your hands — or is it? Following up is an essential part… Read more »

How to Get Hired in Manufacturing When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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The manufacturing industry offers countless opportunities for a rewarding career, but breaking into this field isn’t always easy. Whether you’re a new college graduate or a career changer looking to try something new, many companies require relevant experience for consideration. This of course can make it beyond challenging to find a job, but if you… Read more »

Management Tips to Increase Employee Engagement Levels

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An overwhelming 71 percent of employees are not fully engaged, according to a study conducted by Dale Carnegie Training and MSW Research. The relationship with their direct manager was listed as one of the main drivers of employee engagement — and 80 percent of respondents who cited frustration with their boss were disengaged. If you’ve… Read more »

What to Know to Get the Most Out of a Staffing Firm

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By now, you’re probably well aware that looking for work can easily turn into a full-time job itself. Whether you’re currently searching for new opportunities or planning to do so in the near future, it’s important to know you don’t have to embark on this journey alone. If you’ve never worked with a staffing firm,… Read more »

Five Strategies for Hiring and Managing Gen Y

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We live in a multigenerational business world, with each age group bringing a unique perspective to the workplace. Some of the youngest in the workforce today include Generation Y, which is made of employees in their mid-20s to 30s. Sometimes referred to as “Generation Me,” or “Millenials,” they are often driven to succeed and demand… Read more »

Local or National? What Type of Staffing Firm is Best for Your Michigan Business?

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When a business is going through a period of growth, recruiting great people is generally on the horizon. One of the more cost-effective and time-effective methods for hiring new employees is partnering with a staffing agency. However, choosing the right staffing firm can be somewhat confusing for a business, mostly because there are a number… Read more »