Why Providing Flexible Holiday Hours Makes for Better Employees

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The holiday season is one of the most difficult for companies in terms of filling schedules and making sure there are enough employees in the office each day. But, in an effort to make employees happy and more productive, it might be a good idea to provide them with flexible holiday hours. We will discuss… Read more »

What to Ask For This Year: Strong Referrals!

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With the holiday season upon us, it is time to create a wish list. We are going to discuss a different type of wish list in this post, specifically one that is career centered. We will also look at just one specific item from the wish list; business referrals. Strong referrals are incredibly important in… Read more »

Important Leadership Lessons Taught Through Failure

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Failure is inevitable. It cannot be avoided no matter how successful you have been during your career. But, what can be done is turning failure into important leadership lessons. This is something that can be done for almost everyone in your organization and should be done if the company wants to grow and succeed within… Read more »

5 Ways Temps Improve Seasonal Productivity

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There are some companies out there that thrive more during certain seasons each year. For example, companies that are in tourist towns will have busier seasons in the winter if they are ski resorts and in the summer if they are shore resorts. Companies in these locales will need to hire temp workers for the… Read more »

Management Priority Check – Are You Staying on Target?

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Working as a manager is both challenging and rewarding because you are often responsible for bringing in top talent. You do not want to risk hiring someone who will not stay long at the company or who will cause problems in the office — this will only make you look bad. This is why you… Read more »

The Real Cost of Employee Turnover

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Employee turnover is a problem that many companies face, but do not know how to handle. The higher a turnover rate a company has, the more likely it is that the remaining employees will resent their jobs. When you can cut down on employee turnover, you can save money as a company and keep remaining… Read more »

How a Recruiter can Boost Your Bottom Line

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Recruiters from staffing firms have the experience and the drive to help companies find the most talented people for their open positions. This is the major reason why companies need to partner with recruiters from staffing firms. Another reason is that such a partnership will be able to help a company improve its bottom line… Read more »

Hiring Temps for Long-Term Potential Business Growth

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Companies use temporary workers quite often for various reasons. Some of those reasons include seasonal help, to lighten the load of the full-time staff, to prevent burnout of the full-time staff, and to reduce overtime paid to full-time staff. There are times when companies will bring temporary workers into their office with the intention of… Read more »

3 Reasons Wellness is Important to Your Temp Workforce

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Wellness in the workplace is important, whether you employ part-time, full-time or temporary workers. You want your employees to be as healthy as possible, even while on the job. Many companies offer their employees wellness incentives to keep them healthy and enjoying life. If you operate a temporary workforce, there are three ways that your… Read more »

Why Lose Talented Employees? Retain Them Instead!

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Has your organization been experiencing low employee retention rates for a while? If so, this can be very frustrating because it’s overwhelming keeping up with the replacement process. High turnover is also bad for business due to the time and costs of replacing employees. It’s natural to turn this frustration into blame that’s targeted at… Read more »