Tips For Building a Relationship With Your Temporary Employees

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To build a relationship with your temp employees, relate whenever you can, show your appreciation, ask for feedback, and more. Companies recognize the value of their temporary workers, which is why there is an increasing number of these types of work arrangements today. But to leverage these temporary workers to their fullest potential, it’s advisable… Read more »

5 Interview Questions to Uncover Strong Work Ethic

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To uncover strong work ethic in an interview, question you can ask include, “Can you describe a time when you went the extra mile at work?” “How do you define work ethic? What does it mean to you?” and more. A candidate’s work ethic is one of the most important things you can uncover during… Read more »

Tips For Making Your Employees Happier in 2020

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To make your employees happier in 2020, work on building a company culture that thrives, offer development and learning opportunities, and foster employee well-being. It’s a simple rule of thumb; happier employees are more productive. There have been countless studies showing this, and also dozens more that show disengaged workers are a detriment to your… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Staffing Agency For Direct Hire

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Hiring managers understand the difficulties inherent in the candidate search process these days. But a staffing agency can help employers change the game when trying to attract hard-to-find or passive job candidates. While many employers reserve the option of working with a staffing agency for temp or part-time workers, there are some big benefits when… Read more »

The Importance of Communicating Progress

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Pew Research has repeatedly raised the red flag that 70% of your employees are disengaged at work. Why does this matter? Another Pew report suggested that this is costing companies in a big way. According to their study, disengaged workers cost employers somewhere between $450 to $550 billion in lost productivity annually. It’s clear employers… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

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It’s important to regularly discuss career development with your employees. You can also provide a career coaching program. There’s been a lot written about how much it costs companies to lose an employee. Businesses invest thousands of dollars in recruiting, hiring, and training, only to have an employee leave. The latest data shows that turnover… Read more »

4 Ways To Help Your Employees Improve Productivity

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When it comes to productivity, employees can’t be managed in the same way. That’s because some employees just naturally exude productivity, juggling life commitments and work responsibilities. But other employees seem to procrastinate or just simply stay focused long enough to reach their full potential. How can managers get these employees to increase their efforts… Read more »

Why You Need to Make Sure Your Employees Feel Valued

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Employers that fail to show their employees they appreciate their effort run the risk of losing them to a competitor. How can we say this so boldly? The labor market has changed. Candidates have more power in the work world today because our unemployment rates remain at record lows. Employees have opportunities today that didn’t… Read more »

Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

Ways to Effectively Create Employee Development Plans

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Employee development plans help the people who work for you to explore new opportunities and enhance their career path. A good employee development plan can keep employees focused and motivated, which enhances productivity. It can also help you to reduce turnover and ensure employees are developing skills that will help your business grow. You need… Read more »