Tips for Strategic Business Planning in a Competitive Environment | Staffing Agencies in Jackson MS

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For most companies, the following two questions are nothing new: Are the conditions in your industry competitive right now? How much control does your company have over that competitive environment? When it comes to strategic business planning, the approaches used in a predictable industry are nothing like what works in a volatile environment. Research indicates… Read more »

Customer Experience is Key to Success | Temp Agencies in Jackson MS

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What is your customer service setup? For most companies, there is a website, a retail location and a live contact center in place. Each is separate from the other and often they function in the same way. However, to improve your customer service, you may want to take a different approach. That’s because there is… Read more »

Getting New Employees Going in the Right Direction

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Every day, thousands of new hires start their work weeks with excitement and anticipation of what is to come in their new assignment. And every day, new hires walk away from potentially great career experiences because employers forget one very critical factor – the importance of a solid onboarding process. Turnover is generally more expensive… Read more »

Charisma- The Key to Great Leadership

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 What does it take to be a great leader today? Besides seasoned interpersonal skills, career experience and above-average credentials, there’s a lot to be said for personal charisma. This is the quality that most, if not all, of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs and business leaders possess–that magnetic charm that draws people in to learn more…. Read more »

The Top Job Skills to Recruit For

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Recruiting in today’s marketplace can be quite a challenge. It’s difficult to find a few standout candidates in what seems to be a never-ending sea of candidates. Many of these candidates appear perfectly qualified for the position on paper. So, how do you mow through the giant stacks of applicants in order to find the… Read more »

How to Pay your Highly Qualified Temps Fairly

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Your temps are keeping your business running. Perhaps you have found that some of them are very good at their job. They are the type of workforce you want to have. Many temporary workers are doing their job at a high level, often with the hope of moving into positions that are more permanent. What… Read more »

Checklist Before Working with Staffing Agency

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At some point in every human resource manager’s life, a time comes when there are not enough employees available to manage a time sensitive project or a new role. This is when most HR pros turn to a local staffing agency for support. Yet, far too many hiring managers take for granted what services the… Read more »

What Employees Want From Their Bosses This Summer

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The summer months can be a real challenge for employers who are competing with summer vacation plans, employees heading to college, and a lack of skilled candidates to maintain staffing numbers during a busy season. Yet, there are some ways to provide perks that will help keep your employees happy and productive throughout the summer… Read more »

A Review of NCCI’s Workers’ Comp Report

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Each year, the NCCI (National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc.) puts out a must-read report known as the NCCI Issues Report. It points out issues that impact the market and future for those in the workers’ compensation insurance field. This year, there were more than a few unanticipated and, largely, unwelcomed discoveries made. This review… Read more »

Compensating Outside the Box to Attract Top Candidates

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Believe it or not, you don’t have to spend a lot of money, as a business, in order to offer perks that will net you a great deal of good will with current and prospective employees. In fact, some people will give up higher pay in a job in order to receive a select set… Read more »