Building the Balance: Big-Picture Hiring Strategies

Every HR manager dreams of a team that syncs up and soars; micromanagement is unnecessary, reprimands are few, and conflicts? Never. In this perfect non-universe, every personality and level of capability would align and results would be unprecedented. Imperfections and mishaps are inevitable but excellence is achievable. With the right mindset throughout the hiring process Read more »

How To: Scouting for Highly Productive Employees

With so many hopefuls on the job search, filling jobs in Detroit, MI can be tricky. While prospective employees are not hard to find, finding the right employee is paramount to increase productivity in your plant. So what are some of the traits of highly productive employees? Positivity Employees who like their jobs tend to Read more »

Strategic Staffing: What’s Missing From Your Onboarding Process?

Onboarding – the process of acclimating your new hire to the company and the role assigned – is a reformation of what was once seen as a first-day orientation or general job training. The concept of onboarding mashes these traditional approaches to bringing aboard a new hire, adding elements of comfort and a far more Read more »

An Essential Link in the Chain: Why LinkedIn Matters

Are you using LinkedIn? Whether you’re an active job seeker or a professional who takes his or her career seriously, you should be. This platform and its users represent a networking subset with an advantage over non-users. Learn why, and see what you can do to make LinkedIn work for you. What LinkedIn is All Read more »

How Can a Staffing Partnership Help You Find More Qualified Candidates?

For many business owners, finding the right candidate for your newest opening can be more challenging than planned. Whether you’re looking to hire a contingent employee for a specific period of time, or hoping for a new permanent employee, sometimes finding the candidate you need is trickier than you thought. That’s where a staffing firm Read more »

Should You Consider Candidates Lacking a Skill or Qualification?

Every decision in business is a cost-benefit decision, both in customer relations and in employment and staffing. When you interview for an open position, you have a list of qualities that are deal-breakers and ones that are an added bonus. Deal-breaker qualities are skills you can’t live without. You need an administrative professional with good Read more »

The Top Four Qualities Your Administrative Candidate Must Have

Every manager knows that for any office to run effectively and efficiently it must have strong and dynamic administrative professionals. They keep the entire workforce productive and on task, facilitate collaborative projects, and organize the daily minutia as well as big picture tasks. The role of an administrative assistant has changed over the years. Once Read more »

6 Strategies to Help Your Team Avoid Burnout

The end of 2015 is almost here and with the stress of the holidays setting in, many employees can appear to be distracted or unmotivated. If your most reliable employees started missing quotas or your star workers are turning in subpar work, there could be a personal situation to blame, but it could the effects Read more »

Short-Staffed? High Demand During the Holidays?

When you’re short-staffed during the busy holiday season, a contingent workforce could be Santa’s gift to you and your crew. Your company has seen many production changes during the holidays and some of your employees seem stretched thin trying to keep up. Your machinists and light industrial workers have higher quotas, while your administrative assistants Read more »

Four Strategies to Make Safety a Priority With Your Workforce

When we think about hazardous work environments, many of our minds immediately go to sweatshops in third world countries. However, unsafe workplaces do exist in the U.S., and they come in all shapes and sizes. As a business where safety is daily concern, making sure your workforce prioritizes safety is the key to keeping your Read more »