Should You Promote In-house or Hire from the Outside?

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A large part of succession planning involves deciding whether to promote employees from within the company or look to new employees by recruiting from the outside world. This can be a tough decision, particularly when you have a great deal of talent within your existing teams. However, each business needs specific skill sets and knowledge […]

The Assembly Line Turned 100 in 2013 | Manufacturing Industry Insights

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Get out the balloons, the streamers, and blow out your candles manufacturing world – the assembly line turned the ripe old age of 100 this year! When Henry Ford first rolled his Model-T’s off the production line in April of 1913 in Highland, Michigan; little did he know that he would transform the world’s leading […]

Temp Employee Onboarding Kit

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Once you’ve decided to work with a temporary workforce, it’s time to organize the process for managing temp employee onboarding. The temps who will be joining your organization were carefully selected out of numerous candidates, specifically because they have the right skills and knowledge to do a great job for your business. Therefore, you will […]

Why You Cannot Neglect Onboarding New Hires

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Onboarding is the process of showing new employees around, providing detailed orientation and training, and making sure they have all the necessary information to start work successfully. Too many companies hire employees and give just an hour presentation to the new hire and then let them fend for themselves. This is not only damaging to […]

What NOT to do During Employee Onboarding

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Employee onboarding is the process of providing new hires with the information they need to feel comfortable in their new position. It is essentially the period of time that counts the most as new hires get oriented to the company, policies and culture. Therefore, it is highly important to consider what to do and not […]

4 Ways to Get the Most out of Temporary Workers

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Congratulations are in order if you’ve decided to utilize a temporary workforce to augment your current staffing needs. This is an important step in the growth and improvement of your organization. In fact, over time you will likely experience the benefits of hiring temporary workers, which can include: Lower costs of recruiting and onboarding staff […]

Strategies for Onboarding Temp Employees

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Did you know that the single most important aspect of retaining your best talent is by onboarding new hires correctly from day one? In a report from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), it was revealed that nearly half of new hires resign within the first four months in a new assignment when a […]

How to Start Employees Off on the Right Foot

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You are hiring new or temporary staffers. You need great people to step right in and get the work done. The first few days on the job are critical to successful new hire orientation and productivity. How can you ensure that your new employee, temporary or not, is getting the right start in your business? […]

What Workers Want from Bosses this Summer

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Summertime is often the time when HR departments are actively searching for new candidates to fill temporary and permanent assignments. Additionally, as current employees are more frequently dreaming about taking vacations at the beach, supervisors are trying to maintain staffing numbers by boosting employee morale. Knowing what workers want from their employer this summer can […]

Employers Using Temps to Vet New Hires

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Temporary workers are those who come in, do the job at hand and leave. They go from one position to the next, from one company to the next, filling in where there is a need. What you may not realize is that many employers are turning to these individuals and hiring them on instead of […]