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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 »

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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 »

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If you’re passionate about excelling to the top of your field, you probably spend a disproportionate amount of your time being more productive and skilled at your job. Of course, there’s nothing remotely wrong about that; we should all be doing everything we can to perform at our best. But when it comes to success, it turns… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of working professionals across the US (and around the world) have been struggling to adapt to life under lockdown. On the one hand, there has been a physical transition as we adjust to the new reality of working from home regularly. On the other hand, the last… Read more »

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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 »

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“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist   I took a call from a candidate last week that was asking me if anyone anywhere is hiring?… Read more »