Lost Your Best Employee? Here Are Your Takeaways

Losing your best employee is never a good thing, but if you take anything away from the situation, learn how to improve your employee retention moving forward. Employees are the greatest assets to any company. However, losing one employee cannot bring your business to a screeching halt. It’s your responsibility to create the best work Read more »

Dress (Your Resume) for the Job You Want!

A loud and embellished outfit, on a man or a woman, can give off the wrong impression in an interview – you’re seeking attention, you’re vain, you’re overcompensating, you’re distracting. However, an understated, professional clothing choice, on any candidate, sends the best possible message: You have pride, you’re responsible, you’re dedicated, and you came here Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Evaluating a Candidate’s Passion in an Interview

Does passion really matter? If the candidate can do the job, has done similar work, and has a good attitude, do they have to love their job & industry? No, not really. However, if you don’t hire passionate temporary employees, you’re making a hiring mistake. Sure, a dispassionate employee may be able to perform the Read more »

Malone Workforce Solutions Acquires Kansas City-Based Franchise Staffing Company

Louisville, Kentucky-based Malone Workforce Solutions acquired Nextaff, LLC, a franchise model staffing agency based out of Kansas City, MO. The acquisition will expand the company’s physical footprint into four new states with nine additional branch locations. Nextaff will continue to operate under the current brand and the franchise business model as a division of Malone Read more »

Is Employee Satisfaction Fizzling? Bring Back the Sizzle with This

Employee satisfaction matters. Not only are happy employees more productive employees, you are also more likely to retain and promote top talent and hold a pristine reputation among job seekers (and potential customers!) by keeping satisfaction a top priority. Knowing what your employees want and need requires a certain amount of management savvy and a Read more »

7 Strategies for Choosing Between Two Qualified Candidates

Recruitment is hefty work not just for recruiters, but for the hiring manager, the team, and the candidate! By the time the process nears its end, everyone involved is ready for a decision to be made – including you! The trouble is, there are two candidates who are just too right for this particular role, Read more »

Is Your Job Candidate a Leader? Here’s How to Tell

What makes a leader? Competence, experience and knowledge aside, the ideal team lead is probably a unique mix of several top qualities. While the following characteristics will ideally show themselves in all employees, leaders must have these in excess. When assessing an upcoming managerial candidate, keep the following list handy: A Leader Must Demonstrate… Honesty. Read more »

7 Tips to Help Prevent Management Burnout

Are your managers burnt out? You can identify burnout when an employee takes frequent, undefined days off, answers questions with disinterest, and seems generally less happy and productive. Below, we have compiled the top seven reasons managers burn out, plus tips for prevention: Unattainable Goals When managers are shooting for the moon with a project Read more »

What Does Your Social Presence Say to Candidates?

The public can (and will) interpret a great deal about your company from your presence and engagement on social media. Your Facebook updates, tweets, Instagram feed aesthetic, and even the Pins you re-pin can elicit a very architected (or unwanted) response from consumers, competitors, and even job seekers. A candidate who is considering applying for Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Your Candidate’s Elevator Pitch Says it All

Nearly every interview starts with it and it’s the one command under which candidates seem to falter – the dreaded “Tell me about yourself.” Why is it so difficult to summarize ourselves? Why do we feel so put on the spot by such a common and anticipated query? As you recruit for top talent, you Read more »