Top Skills a Supervisor Should Have

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What makes a supervisor? You may be in charge of thousands of employees, or maybe just a few. Managers have a different standard to meet. You have to go above and beyond when you’re in a leadership position. This may require learning new ways to guide your team and inspire success. We’re here to break […]

The Fundamentals of a Leader 3/3: Listening

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Listening is essential when it comes to leadership, but might often be overlooked. For Davis Staffing’s leadership series, it’s time to wrap up with the third and final important aspect of leadership: listening. This is the importance of listening as a leader and how you can do better.  Active Listening  To assert yourself as a master manager, […]

The Fundamentals of a Leader 2/3: Teaching

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Fundamentals of a Leader

Are you tired of your people letting you down? It can be disappointing when your workers don’t meet your standards. To continue our fundamentals of leadership series, we want to talk about showing, not doing. A quality leader should be one of the greatest teachers, simply because they know how to break it down to get […]

Managing Generational Diversity in the Workplace

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With a job force filled with various generations, you have to adjust your management style to appear to different age structures. Our modern workplaces demand an understanding that there will be a multitude of different people with different perspectives. From young new hires to veterans in the field, here’s how you can do it!   Effective Feedback  […]

The Fundamentals of a Leader 1/3: They Lead!

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Leaders are made up of various qualities, but their main one may be pretty obvious – they lead! We’re stripping away the fluff and getting down to brass tacks in Davis Staffing’s series on leadership fundamentals. For part one, we’re discussing the best ways you can inspire your team. This is how they do so […]

Starting 2020 on a Productive Note: How You Can Motivate Employees for the New Year

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How You Can Motivate Employees for the New Year

A new year means new goals, and it is important to relay these goals to your employees in order to motivate them effectively. Are you searching for new ways to keep your team productive? Davis Staffing can help.  Cohesion  Great workers won’t trust a coworker that doesn’t support them. To see success throughout a project […]

How Should You Be Managing Temporary or Contract Employees?

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Managing Temporary or Contract Employees

Hiring with your back against the wall is a dangerous practice. You’ll be reckless during interviews and desperate to get someone started in a hurry. This comes with consequences. Often hiring once you are already short-staffed can lead to poor retention and poor fit. Your team relies on effective cooperation, so accurate hiring and team […]

Best Ways to Integrate Your Temporary Workers

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Temporary staff members can be so vital: whether you’re short-staffed for the summer or you need skilled trades for a massive project, temporary workers can rescue you in a crisis. They can also be great for a trial run – if you’re not sure how an employee will perform, give them a contract role to […]

Does Your Team Seem Burnt Out? Let’s Fix That

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To keep your employees focused and effective, it’s essential to meet their needs as well. Barking orders does not motivate everyone. Don’t forget – you want to see your people succeed. Your leadership style can directly impact whether your team stands out or burns out. Seeing your team burn out is tough, but there are […]

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 […]