Staffing Resources

New Year, New You, New Employees

January 3rd, 2020

Setting resolutions is a common tradition around New Years, with many people focusing on the concept of ‘new year, new me.’ We take advantage of what feels like a fresh start to begin again and stay focused on the things that matter and make real changes in our lives. We want this year to be […]

What Have We Learned as Managers From 2019?

December 27th, 2019

With the New Year just around the corner, it is essential to reflect on the lessons learned and, more importantly, work to apply them to eliminate the risk of repeating. While many take this time to reflect on their personal lives, make sure you consider what happened at your company as well. Here are some lessons […]

Take a Pause and Be Thankful Today

December 20th, 2019

The end-of-the-year means different things for different people. In some cases, it truly is a wind-down period. For others, everything is just ramping up. Preparing for the holidays on top of balancing work and your personal life can leave you feeling frazzled and easily annoyed. Your goal is to make it through, so then it […]

Want Your Team to Stop Catching Z’s in Your Meetings? Here Are 3 Tips

December 13th, 2019

Meetings are an effective way to gather people together and make a plan, said almost no one. Too often, you leave a meeting saying ‘this could have been an email’ instead of feeling like it was time well spent. That’s not to say productive meetings do not occur, just that they are the exception instead of […]

Get Your Team Out and Make a Difference in the Community… You Won’t Regret It

December 6th, 2019

As a leader, you want to make sure that you are giving back to both your team and the community. You invest time in both because you know it will lead to employee loyalty, satisfaction, and increased productivity. In your list of ways to improve, have you considered volunteering?      Getting teams out into the […]

5 Ways to Give Thanks to Your Employees This Holiday Season

November 22nd, 2019

Tis the season for being thankful, at least that’s how it feels in November. While gratitude shouldn’t be reserved for one month or day a year, this month is an excellent time to make an extra effort for your team to let them know just how much you appreciate all they do. Here are five ways […]

Why Are Employees Leaving After Only a Couple Months?

November 8th, 2019

As an employer, you likely aren’t hiring new team members with the expectation that they’ll leave the position quickly. Even though workforce trends indicate employees aren’t staying at companies as long as they used to, you still expect them to stay at least a year or two.   Unfortunately, you may be noticing a terrifying trend […]

How to Make Mental Health a Priority in Your Workplace

October 25th, 2019

An estimated 1 in 5 people in the office suffer from a mental illness, whether it’s anxiety, substance abuse, depression, or attention deficit disorder. Think about it in terms of a meeting or even around the lunch table. You or your co-workers are likely struggling with something that due to stigmas and expectations remains unspoken.     […]

5 Best Practices for Acing Your Dreaded Phone Interview

October 18th, 2019

In a world where email and text eliminate the need for face-to-face conversations, many people have come to dread talking on the phone. Because they’re out of practice, any call that comes through can be stressful and maybe even a little bit annoying. Even with these feelings, the unfortunate reality is that sometimes you need […]

Tips for Attracting More Candidates to Your Job Posts on Social

October 11th, 2019

Social media is an undeniable force in this world and it’s quickly becoming a major player in the hiring game. While LinkedIn used to be considered the only site for work, it now faces more competition from other platforms getting into the game.  Because you can reach and target an active audience, you want to […]