Successfully Onboard Manufacturing Temps in 3 Easy Steps

The number of people looking for employment opportunities as temporary workers has increased dramatically.  In May 2015, the number of jobs in the temporary help services industry reached an all-time high of 2.9 million. Manufacturing companies are increasing their use of temporary workers as well.  Temps fill an estimated 8-10% of all production jobs in the manufacturing sector. Temps […]

Learn How to Consistently Hire the Right People

Every employer wants to hire the best candidate every single time. However, this rarely happens and one key reason is that many hiring managers make a deadly assumption.  They assume that if a candidate interviews well, he will be good at the job.  However, performing well during the interview has no correlation with on-the-job performance.  […]

7 Ways Temp Workers Will Help Employers Reduce Expenses

7 Ways Temp Workers Will Help Employers Reduce Expenses All businesses – everywhere – look to control  and reduce expenses. Reducing overhead, cutting operating costs and improving productivity help make a business much more profitable. The good news is that staffing firms, if used effectively, can be a good way to do just that.  They […]

How to Attract (and Retain) Millennials to Your Company

It is expected that within the next 10 years, 75% of the global workforce will be the millennial generation.  To continue growing, you will need to attract them and keep them; therefore,  you need to understand them. Knowing what makes them tick will help you build a cohesive, productive workforce. Millennials are not that different; […]

How to Effectively Deal with a Chronically Late Employee

At one time or another, each of us will be late to work. Life happens and unexpected problems occasionally come up, but what is not acceptable is an employee who shows up late most of the time. Tardiness costs businesses in the United States more than $3 billion a year. But the cost is not […]

You Need the 4 R's of Staffing

Hiring someone on a temporary basis has many advantages. It can set the right expectations for long-term employment. It enables both the employer and the potential employee to evaluate the workplace, the people they will be working with, and the daily tasks needed to be performed. Employing temporary employees makes sense for many different types […]

3 Tips on Recruiting Mature Workers and Why You Want To

With all the blogs that have been written about recruiting, engaging and managing the millennial generation, there is often not a lot of emphasis placed on another large chuck of the workforce…the baby boomers. Many assume that the boomers need no longer be a focal point because they are getting ready to retire.  But they […]

How to Create a Great Employee Handbook

Employee handbooks go by many different names – policy and procedure manuals, employee manuals, staff handbooks, etc.  No matter the name, a well-written employee handbook is a necessity in today’s workplace. An integral part of the onboarding process, it serves to: A primary communication device that informs new hires and existing employees of expectations. Provides […]

The Best Way to Lower Workers Compensation Costs

One of the biggest expenses companies face today is workers’ compensation insurance, which covers expenses associated with injuries employees may receive while on the job. Since 1989 (the first year data was tracked), workers compensation costs have grown 15% annually. Therefore, it benefits any business to work to reduce these costs.  There are two key […]

Direct Hire Needs Can Be Met Through the Use of a Staffing Firm

Finding the right people to fill empty positions within your organization can be costly and time consuming. The hiring process can overwhelm all other company goals, especially if the skills criteria are specific and difficult to locate. Since the end of the Great Recession, the job market has been saturated with job seekers. According to […]