Use These Tips to Measure Remote Employees’ Productivity

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One of the biggest reasons that remote work wasn’t more widely embraced prior to the pandemic was concerns over employee productivity. It wasn’t uncommon for managers to worry that workers wouldn’t accomplish as much or remain focused throughout the workday. Now that remote work is part of the post-COVID-19 new normal, managers are searching for… Read more »

Is Networking Still Necessary in a Pandemic?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many traditional networking options were no longer viable. Getting together en masse as a conference was, at a minimum, risky, if not outright banned in some states. As a result, many professionals began to wonder if networking should take a back seat. This was especially true for those who didn’t… Read more »

Hiring New Employees to Work from Home? Here’s a Better Way to Stay Connected

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For many managers, overseeing a remote workforce is still relatively new. Finding ways to support your work from home team isn’t easy, particularly since the paradigm can quickly leave employees feeling disconnected from their boss and each other. Luckily, there are things you can do to bolster relationships, enhance morale, and promote productivity through secure… Read more »

A Better Way to Handle Employee Layoffs

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies seemingly have no other choice but to layoff portions of their workforces. While layoffs are never easy, the grave and fast-moving nature of the coronavirus situation led many businesses to handle the process hastily. In some cases, notice was given through an unexpected group video call or generic… Read more »

Looking to Hire? Here’s How TempStaff Can Help!

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Today, hiring can be a challenge. Unemployment has remained low for years, and companies are struggling to maintain the robust talent pools they need. As a result, positions might go unfilled for weeks, months, or longer. Over time, this damages productivity dramatically. Luckily, if you need to hire, there’s a better way. By partnering with… Read more »

Yes, You Can Inspire Commitment in Your MS Employees

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Most company leaders understand that securing an employee’s commitment and loyalty is essential for success. With it, your teams thrive, productivity skyrockets, and morale is enhanced. Without it, your workers may fail to meet your expectations, and turnover may be unmanageably high. If you want to inspire commitment, you need to take specific steps that… Read more »

Are You Ready for 2020’s Skills Shortages?

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Companies in a wide variety of industries are struggling to find the talent they need. One of the most common difficulties hiring managers encounter is skill shortages, something that is plaguing a range of sectors, including technology, healthcare, and manufacturing. Since the unemployment rate is low, candidate pools can be fairly small. Plus, skills related… Read more »

Start Prioritizing Employee Mental Health Around the Holidays

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  Most professionals spend more time at work than they do anywhere else. Full-time employees are typically at the workplace at least 40 hours a week, though many of them cross that threshold regularly. Plus, that doesn’t account for the time it takes to get ready each day, get to and from work, or handle… Read more »

Are You Screening Candidates for These Important Skills?

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When hiring managers assess candidates, it isn’t uncommon for them to focus on technical capability, past experience, education, and similar credentials. However, if you aren’t screening applicants for various soft skills, you might end up with a new hire that isn’t an ideal fit. Mindset, personality, and how a candidate thinks can be critical to… Read more »

5 Tips for Finding Passive Candidates Before the Holidays

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The holiday season is approaching quickly and, while this time of year can certainly be joyful, it is also incredibly hectic. As a result, many passive candidates are even less inclined to consider new opportunities, especially since they aren’t necessarily dissatisfied with where they are today. However, by starting your search for skilled passive candidates… Read more »