3 Ways to Keep Your Manufacturing Employees Safe

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Manufacturing departments play a crucial role in any modern business. At the same time, they tend to be particularly dangerous working environments for employees. Manufacturing jobs, after all, are surrounded by various types of heavy machinery. They also tend to require employees to work near one another, which can all too easily lead to freak… Read more »

Employer Branding is More Important Than Ever. Learn Why

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Employer branding has always been an essential ingredient of success for any business. Without a strong employer branding strategy, companies tend to have a much more difficult time attracting new employees, retaining current ones, and expanding their influence within their chosen field. Developing a strong employer branding strategy, on the other hand, has the power… Read more »

3 Tips For Measuring the Success of Your Remote Employees

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In a nationwide effort to slow the transmission of COVID-19, millions of businesses across the US have had to transition to a distributed workforce model. This is an unprecedented transition that has presented major challenges to both employees and employers alike. For their part, employees have been forced to rapidly adapt to the day-to-day routines… Read more »

Lessons Learned From Owning My Own Business

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How to work with temp services

Six years ago today, my wife and I took a leap of faith into the unknown by opening our doors as Strategic-Partners/franchise owners with the national staffing firm PrideStaff.  To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect when we opened. We were excited and worried at the same time.  Now 6 years later there… Read more »

3 Lessons Companies Have Learned From COVID-19

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The COVID-19 crisis has posed some unprecedented economic, political, and social challenges to the global population. At the same time, it has provided us with some valuable lessons. Many employers, for example, have been hit particularly hard by the onset of the pandemic. Over the past few months, millions of businesses across the United States… Read more »

Are All Cars The Same?

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Just this morning I went on a sales call where I was told we have used your type of services before, I don’t expect much from you.  Unfortunately, the common perception of staffing is that we are all the same.  I like to respond with an analogy by asking them to compare us to the… Read more »

Communicating Properly During COVID-19

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Since early March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of businesses across the United States to temporarily close their doors. This has been a nationwide effort that’s had a considerable impact on our collective fight to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Almost four months later, those same businesses begin the slow, steady, and… Read more »

Learn How to Talk to Candidates Who Are Nervous to Come Back to Work

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans have been struggling to adapt to the new reality of routine supply shortages, social distancing, and living under quarantine. This is an unprecedented moment in history that has required each of us to undergo a major psychological shift. Today, after months of virtually complete lockdown,… Read more »

How to Help Build Up Your Employees’ Confidence

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As employers, it’s important for us to be able to enable, empower, and inspire our employees. This can be achieved in a variety of ways. For example, we can invest in new technology to make it easier for our employees to complete a particular task or set of tasks. Or, we can start to commit… Read more »

How Can You Tell If Your Company Culture is Broken?

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What Is “Workplace Culture”? In recent years, the phrase workplace culture has become increasingly common. Put simply, the “culture” of a workplace is the totality of policies, social norms, and modes of interpersonal communication that comprise the general atmosphere of an office. In other words, the phrase “workplace culture” refers to what it feels like… Read more »