The Power of Transparency in the Workplace

A demand for transparency is sweeping across the nation and its impacting everyone from food and beverage brands to corporate employers. As social media continues to revolutionize the way information is shared, Americans are beginning to require transparency in all facets of their lives. This is especially the case when it comes to their profession. Read more »

6 Ways to Show (Not Tell) Your Employees They Are Appreciated

In the workplace, a little appreciation can go a long way. However, a simple thank you may seem disingenuous when an employee continues to go above and beyond, and their role and rate of pay stays the same. Get more hands-on and personal with your employee appreciation efforts. Let your employees know you not only Read more »

Reimagine Your Onboarding Process for Better Employees

How you onboard new employees sets the tone for their entire tenure with your organization. Spending too little time with a new Florence automotive technician can lead to a shaky start, while coddling a new Lexington warehouse worker can lead to consistent micromanagement. The key to an effective onboarding program is timing and the human Read more »

Why Employers Look for Contingent Work Experience

Don’t spend another second diminishing your contingent work experience. For years, laborers have been breaking the mold that was cast over a century ago and redefining what a valuable employee looks like. As the business world continues to evolve, candidates with a wide array of skills and abilities are becoming increasingly valuable. Proudly display your Read more »

Giving Your Performance Review System a Modern Facelift

For many decades, performance reviews have been a necessary evil for both companies and employees. The standard annual performance evaluation comes right around the busiest time of the year and can strike fear into employees. This big formal process is distracting and less genuine than a more personalized approach to employee reviews. Taking a more Read more »

Staffing Exclusive: Hiring Leaders vs. Hiring Managers

If you want to propel your business to the top of your industry, you will need to reimagine your definition of the word management. Managing a business means doing just enough to keep it afloat. This is why it is important to remember you should be looking for a leader, and not just a supervisor, Read more »

What to Do When There Is a Major Skills Gap in Your Team

Skills gaps are going to happen, yet you still don’t know how to avoid them. A position becomes available, but you don’t always have the flexibility to hold out for the best employees to fill every skills gap you have. Over time, this process can create a plethora of different skills gaps your budget can’t Read more »

3 Red Flags You Can’t Ignore in a Light Industrial Interview

Hiring light industrial employees that are reliable is important not only for the productivity of your company, but for the safety of your entire organization. One bad hire can lead to a major mishap that can cost your warehouse thousands. Finding the right employee is a process and the biggest part of that process is Read more »

Must-Ask Questions for Light Industrial Interviews

As you work to recruit the best light industrial candidates, it’s important to be prepared for a rigorous round of screenings and interviews before making the right choice. You’re preparing to interview a few candidates who look great on paper – lots of experience, the right attitudes about the industry and a career path that Read more »

Want to Attract the BEST Candidates? Post THIS Now!

We’ve all seen them – job postings that are so dynamic and inviting we want to apply even if we aren’t qualified, just to be told ‘no’ by someone so eloquent. That person must be dripping with energy and panache. Maybe not. Behind every fantastic job posting is a person who communicates well and (hopefully) Read more »