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If you own your own business or help manage a company, chances are that you have experience in hiring. If you are successful, chances also are that you know how to hire well-qualified and skilled employees. And if you’ve hired right, they should even be more highly skilled than you in the job that you’ve hired them for. After all, your success depends on their success. Most people see the hiri Read More

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Everything from our phones, cars and even how we communicate has rapidly evolved in the past decade. Your phone is capable of acting as a standalone computer that can take pictures, search the Internet, send emails and text messages, stream television and movies, listen to music and also, every now and then we use them for their original purpose, to make phone calls. Automobiles are equipped with Read More

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Building a collaborative partnership with your staffing agency can benefit your organization in more ways than one. An agency that understands what makes your company tick can respond to your staffing needs more effectively, help you optimize resources and prevent headaches that arise from unplanned personnel gaps. Read More

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According to Manpower Group, the hardest segment of the workforce for employers to staff hasn’t been nurses or accountants, it’s been the skilled trades workers -- the welders, electricians, machinists, etc. Not only are skilled trades jobs becoming more and more difficult to fill, it’s expected to only get worse as the skills gap is likely to become more discerning. According to EMSI, in 20 Read More

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A recent study by the ManpowerGroup, a global workforce consulting and research firm, lists the ten jobs that employers report having difficulty finding talent due to a lack of skilled applicants. The authors of "2013 Talent Shortage Survey United States" surveyed over 1,000 U.S. companies and found that over one third of employers in the U.S. (39 percent) said they had trouble filling certain job Read More

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There are many advantages to using a staffing agency when it comes to the productivity of your workforce. But, many times temporary and other non-traditional employees receive subpar supervision and safety training. The head of OSHA, David Michaels, recently spoke out by saying, “host employees need to treat temporary workers as they treat existing employees. Temporary employers share contr Read More

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We know that negotiating salary is an overwhelming and scary prospect for most people. But it’s also necessary if you want to be paid fairly. The number one reason why most people don’t get the salary they feel they deserve is because they don’t ask! Not negotiating your salary is a huge mistake that can end up costing your thousands of dollars a year in potential earnings. By following thes Read More

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Small businesses can’t always afford a full-time receptionist, delivery driver or even a temporary warehouse worker during peak holiday seasons. That’s where temp agencies come in. Unlike large or even mid-sized companies, small businesses are much more hesitant to use temporary staffing. According to inc.com, 90% of Fortune 500 companies use temporary and contract staffing while only 12% of b Read More