Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in […]

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  […]

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 […]

What Happens When You Can’t Stand Your Co-Workers?

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Animosity in the workplace is not unheard of. Whether it’s personal drama or a difference in work styles, it can be extremely difficult for some to work in harmony together. If you’re in a situation where you can’t stand someone you work with, don’t despair. There are several options you can investigate that may help […]

Onboarding Doesn’t Stop After the First Day

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Welcoming newcomers to the team is a great way to make them feel involved for the first day on the job. But how do you continue the process past first introductions? Employee retention is essential – the last thing you want as a leader is to be trapped in a cycle of constant hiring with […]

Trainee of the Month October 2016

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  Jose Garcia, employee since 9/26/16, has won the Trainee of the Month award for October 2016. From the trainers: “During the time in training, Mr. Garcia always remained professional. He always asked questions, never missed a day in training, received high percentages on quizzes, and if there was ever a lesson he did not […]

How Can You Set the Tone on Your New Hire’s First Day?

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In a candidate-driven job market, employers must do all they can to provide a positive experience for new hires during their first day and onward. Studies have shown that when employees are given a positive onboarding experience they are much more apt to stay with their employer longer. For example, Aberdeen Group conducted a study […]

What’s the Best Decision – Paying Overtime or Hiring Temporary Workers?

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It should be the goal of every business to be smart when it comes to staffing costs. At times, it’s necessary for regular employees to work overtime to complete time-sensitive projects. These types of situations are basically unavoidable. With some careful planning, companies can save money and time by hiring temporary employees to augment current […]

Make Your Temporary Workers Feel Welcome

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Any company will need temporary workers from time to time. A sudden rush, peak times, shortage of manpower, employees calling in sick or going on abrupt leaves, sporadic business growth and any other operational demands can call for temporary workers. Now, companies and the temporary workers, both parties are aware that it is a contractual […]

How to Respond to Workplace Bullying

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In our previous article, how to deal with workplace bullies, we shared some tips for preventing bullying at work by employees. Incidents of bullies at work seem to be on the rise, many going undetected for months until a worker goes postal and harms another person. The good news is that human resources leaders and […]