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In many cases, some myths about light industrial staffing agencies are stopping businesses from getting some of the best solutions for growth and expansion. 4 Misconceptions of Light Industrial Staffing Agencies Staffing Services Cost Too Much Some businesses see staffing services as simply taking a chunk of money as a middleman, by padding labor costs…. Read more »

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Like it or not, conflict is part of human nature. But conflict doesn’t have to be something that managers dread. Some of the best leaders view these types of situations as learning experiences. In fact, although many of these dramatic problems seem daunting to those who have to deal with them, almost all types of… Read more »

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Some of our client companies are changing from an annual review format, and instead, developing review processes every six months. But how does this help businesses? The Benefits of Semi-Annual Employee Reviews Tracking Progress In general, it’s important to keep tracking the progress of individual employees toward concrete goals and objectives. There’s a lot of… Read more »

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It’s a commonly acknowledged goal for managers and business leaders: keep your people in good spirits, engaged and working hard, and you’ll have a better chance of competing within your industry. But how does morale work? Where are the keys to helping people feel better about where they work, and what they do each day?… Read more »

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Checking into references is one of the biggest things that a lot of HR professionals do. One reason is because so much is riding on new hires — nowadays, companies understand that strategic hiring is one of the biggest influences on their competitive edge, within their particular fields. Companies are competing to recruit top talent from… Read more »

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For anybody who’s still wondering whether their company should have a social media policy to determine what happens online, the answer is a resounding “yes!” Here are some of the main reasons why it pays to have a social media policy in place to handle all of the digital communications that go on around a… Read more »

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Here’s a question that sometimes comes up in HR — should human resources departments be notifying job candidates that didn’t get the job? Well, in our experience as a premier temporary staffing services provider, yes, they should. But the question becomes a lot more complicated when you look at time and resources, and the pros… Read more »

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You’ve just signed the terms agreement with a reputable staffing firm.  Now, it’s time to leave it up to the professionals, right?  That’s what most companies do.  But we think there’s more to consider.   In Laszlo Bock’s book, Work Rules!, he states, “A handful of firms have been particularly helpful over the years, but we’ve… Read more »

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How do you know when a company is ready to take on additional staff members? It’s a complex question, and one that depends on a lot of different factors. It’s really a case-by-case basis for each individual business. But, there are some ways to understand when and how to go forward with staffing growth and expansion…. Read more »

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We know that finding quality employees requires attention, stamina and patience.  At the end of the hiring process, regardless of the outcome, you’ve still lost one thing you can’t get back. Your time. The infographic below breaks down the hiring process by the number of days it takes to complete each step.  How does your company… Read more »