3 Reasons Why Workforce Diversity Is Essential

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Hiring managers love to talk about dry spells in the labor market and dealing with low retention and turnover. But the experts know it’s about hiring the right people in the first place. The secret to effective long-term hiring is emphasizing the values that matter. Cultivating a staff with fresh ideas and diverse perspectives is the […]

3 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Leaving

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Retention is the challenge of all managers. Hiring for fit can be time-consuming, but it’s critical to find the best person for each role, or you’ll risk losing them. If you’re finding turnover to be an increasingly significant problem for your business, here are the three likely reasons your employees are leaving.  Lack of Opportunity  Research shows that millennials […]

5 Things About Warehouse Safety Your Staff Needs to Know

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WARNING: Maintaining an efficient warehouse is not as simple as it may seem. You may have a solid facility and a seasoned crew, but you’ll have to watch out for everyday hazards that can jeopardize the safety of your warehouse. Here are five things your staff must be aware of when it comes to warehouse […]

How to Make Your Onboarding Process More Effective

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  If you’re spending too much time on the hiring process, you’re not doing the most vital work for your organization. It’s important to recruit candidates that lead to a successful team, but managers have a multitude of responsibilities to attend to. Between your day-to-day activities, big–picture goals, and managing your team? It can be daunting to add […]

3 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Recruit

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In the modern era of Snapchat, artificial intelligence, and “side-hustles”, employers may not know what to expect as they explore the candidate pool. Cutting-edge companies may be taking some modern approaches to the recruiting process. Recruiters may be advertising on social media websites, appealing to candidates through a catchy Youtube ad, or even using swag […]

Five Ways a Top Chicago Staffing Agency Helps Your Business Stay Flexible

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To be at the top of your game, your business needs to stay flexible. It’s imperative that you keep your company in the loop on the latest industry trends and updates. Changing with the times isn’t just a bonus – it’s now a requirement to carry out your duties. Between changes in hiring, production, scheduling, […]

Lead the Meeting Before It Begins

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Have you ever experienced a wasteful meeting that could’ve been an email? Or worse, a meeting that goes completely off track and turns into hours of non-productive brainstorming. As a manager, it’s your duty to make every meeting count. Don’t spend time on meandering ideas that could be devoted to carrying out action items. Make […]

Five Effective Tactics to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization

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Top leaders in Chicago are more focused than ever on creating a supportive and inclusive company culture. Finding new ways to cultivate a diverse workforce and show you support your staff can often become a challenge. Discussions about the nature of diversity can lead to conflict and miscommunication. If you’re looking for great ways to […]

Negative Online Review? What Do You Do Now?

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A message from your marketing team comes through: someone posted a scathing comment about your business. You immediately worry about your team, your existing and potential clients, and your company’s reputation. Social media and online interactions can be dangerous and even devastating to a company, so it’s important to catch this fast and do some […]

Why Your Employees Will Quit This Year

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It happens: an employee quits and you’re left asking yourself how it happened. Some losses are more surprising than others. Adaptation is important for any manager because you’re going to have staff members quit on you. Have a plan to follow up, like keeping resumes on file or teaming up with a staffing agency, but […]