The Importance of a Successful Warehouse Team

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A warehouse is the core of your company! Your bottom line is dependent on constantly moving your product and maintaining meticulous inventory, all within deadlines that satisfy your customers. Even with the latest organizational and technical upgrades, the success of your warehouse is really determined by the competence and proficiency of the people in it…. Read more »

Are You Hiring the Right Candidate?

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Now that you’ve spent countless hours reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates, you need to make sure you’re hiring the person who’s the best fit for the job—and not simply the best interviewer. By making sure you have the right recruitment process, you can guarantee you’ll be hiring the most talented candidate with the best qualifications…. Read more »

4 Reasons Why You Must Have Regular Staff Meetings

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Staff meetings can be such a drag if you don’t do them right! But if you make them regular and efficient, they can be a vital part of your team’s productivity and sense of cohesion. Show your employees you respect their time by starting and ending punctually and keeping them on track. Let them know… Read more »

Hiring? Is Quality or Skills More Important?

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One of the great pleasures of being in the staffing business is the fact that we are able to meet and hire a significant cross-section of people in our community who are in different seasons of their life and career.  As you may expect, many of those experiences with our candidates are incredible, rewarding, heartwarming… Read more »

6 Ways to Make a Temporary Worker Feel Part of the Team

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Hiring temporary employees is a great way to adapt to changing workplace needs—seasonal projects, extended absences or peaks in production. But bringing someone on for a limited amount of time can cause a bit of awkwardness in terms of interpersonal relationships and a sustained sense of teamwork. So how can you work to make sure… Read more »

Are You a Leader or a Boss?

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Managing a team does not make you a leader, and ineffective leadership often results in poor performance, high turnover and overall failure. Having a bad boss is one of the biggest reasons people quit their jobs. Leaders, on the other hand, enjoy people and the challenge of putting them in positions to succeed. When you… Read more »

Should You Allow Employees to Work from Home?

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As technology advances become a greater part of the work environment, employers are finding that working from home is very feasible. In fact, because it is so popular among job seekers, many companies are finding they need to offer it in order to stay competitive. You’d hate to lose out on hiring top talent that… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Staffing Firm in a Tight Employee Market

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In a tight job market, both employers and job seekers are looking for more effective ways to connect. Job boards aren’t always efficient because they can be overwhelming and crowded. And traditional job postings run the risk of missing some of the most qualified and highly valued candidates. In a market where companies need to… Read more »

What You Should be Including in New Hire Orientation

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A formal and comprehensive employee orientation program is well worth developing for your company. Not only does it reduce anxiety for your new hires, it helps the organization as a whole by minimizing startup costs and employee turnover. In turn, productivity will increase, employee satisfaction and referrals will go up, and the overall culture of… Read more »

4 Questions You Need to Ask During Every Interview

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When interviewing potential employees, there is so much information you want to know, but in a limited amount of time, you want to make sure you’re efficiently targeting the right constructs to evaluate. You want to measure self-awareness, compatibility with your staff, enthusiasm, customer focus, and how they handle direction and feedback. And you can… Read more »