Three Tips to Help Your Team Embrace Change

Change is necessary to keep every company up and running, but new initiatives aren’t always well received by employees. Many people enjoy the comfort of knowing exactly how to complete every task associated with their position, while others fear internal shifts could put their jobs in jeopardy. As the boss, it’s your job to help Read more »

Hiring for a Safety Record

Safety hazards exist in every work environment, but they’re much more persistent in a light industrial setting. Before extending a job offer, it’s important to dig deep into a candidate’s safety record, to learn whether they can be trusted to adhere to the rigorous standards upheld by your company. Asking questions about work site health Read more »

What Happens When a Candidate You Don’t Hire Wants Feedback?

Informing a candidate they didn’t get a job at your company isn’t always the end of the conversation. Some will reach out to ask why they weren’t selected, and it’s in your best interest to respond. If you’re managing the recruiting process on your own, you’ll have to endure these uncomfortable, time-consuming conversations. However, when Read more »

What is Your Working Style?

There’s no wrong way to work. Some people like to be part of a team, while others prefer solitude. Many employees learn by doing, while others like to listen to directions. Largely driven by personality, your work style can’t be ignored. Identifying your work style is important, because it holds the secret to your success. Read more »

How to Make an Impression on Day One of a New Assignment

Starting a new assignment is exciting and admittedly, a bit nerve-wracking. You need to present your very best self, because first impressions hold a lot of weight. The manner in which you behave sets the tone for your tenure with the company, so get off on the right foot. Arrive Early Show enthusiasm for the Read more »

The Malone Family is Growing Again

Louisville, KY – September 14, 2017 – Malone Workforce Solutions announced this week that it has completed the purchase of AllStaff (formerly Select Staffing of Illinois) and its subsidiaries.  AllStaff is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. “We are excited to purchase such a solid staffing business with excellent talent and look forward to growing our business nationally Read more »

How a Focus on Attracting Talent May Cause Retention Issues

Your company is in a period of growth, which is very exciting. To support this expansion, you’ve been focusing much of your efforts on recruiting, because you can’t hire new talent fast enough these days. Hiring is a very time-intensive process. If you’re not careful, it can easily consume most of your day, leaving little Read more »

Why Empathy is a Trait You Want in Every Employee

When hiring, empathy probably doesn’t top your list of must-haves for potential hires, but it should. Empathetic people care about their colleagues. They’re aware of how their actions impact others, and they want to be a positive force on the team. People with the ability to put themselves in another person’s shoes are less prone Read more »

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

Prior to making a hiring decision, employers want to learn as much as possible about you, including why you left your last job. Or if you’re currently employed, they’ll want to know what prompted you to start looking for work. Your reply answers several questions for the employer, including if you left voluntarily and on Read more »

How Important is Flexibility to Top Talent?

The industry’s biggest rock stars have their choice of jobs, but money isn’t the only thing on their radar. Statistics compiled by Glassdoor revealed that 80 percent of workers would take new or additional benefits over a pay raise. Furthermore, 48 percent of men and 60 percent of women highlight work-life balance and improved personal Read more »