Confronting an Employee About a Less Than Perfect Performance

One of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have as a manager is how to confront an employee about less than stellar performance. This doesn’t have to be painful. It’s an essential part of your job to provide this feedback and an important part of their job to hear it and respond. If all goes well,… Read more »

Is Your Warehouse Prepared for Peak Holiday Season?

The holiday season is upon us, and with the holidays come staffing needs that your warehouse may not be prepared to support. But when it comes to preparation, now is the time to get workforce planning locked and your seasonal teams ready to roll. Here are three things you can do today to make sure… Read more »

Are Your Odd Shifts Going Unfilled?

Shift work is notoriously difficult for both employees and employers alike. Unusual sleep schedules and the lifestyle changes that are required from workers who pull the “graveyard” shift demand a great deal from your employees. Odd shifts are notoriously difficult to fill and retain talent within. But rather than struggling with high rates of employee… Read more »

Cost Reduction Tips for Warehouse Managers

The cost of managing a warehouse is influenced by many factors. Everything from rent, staffing, maintenance, and energy usage can drive your prices up. But there are ways to reduce costs, even as a manager. Here are three things you can do from evaluating the warehouse climate control plan and energy use, optimizing storage, looking… Read more »

How Can You Exhibit Your Strong Leadership to Land the Best Job Candidates

Being a great employer depends on your leadership skills. If you want to land the best job candidates, you have to prove to your applicants that you are the person they want to work for. But what does great leadership look like from a candidate’s perspective? Here are a few areas you can focus on to make… Read more »

What Should You Expect When Working with a Staffing Agency?

Hiring is sometimes a task best left to the professionals. Businesses often spend substantial time and effort on fully developed human resources and recruiting departments. But if you don’t have the resources to invest in a full-time recruitment team, partnering with a third-party staffing agency who knows how to find the talent you need is… Read more »

Does Your Warehouse Need On-Site Management?

Interested in learning about all the customized and industry-leading staffing services we provide at All-Star Personnel? We focus on recruiting the best talent in the industry to keep clients productive and profitable through changing seasonal staffing needs and general growth. We offer many different options when it comes to project management. You might consider on-site… Read more »

It’s National Safety Month – Are You Ready for an OSHA Visit?

June is National Workplace Safety Month! And how better to celebrate workplace safety than preparing effectively for an OSHA safety inspection. With visits from federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) inspectors up by more than 300 percent, it’s obvious that OSHA is making a more concerted effort to come into the workplace. You’re likely… Read more »

Ridesharing Options for Your Employees

How can you help your employees get to work? Should you be offering rideshare benefits? There’s a lot to consider when you think about incorporating commute into the deciding factor of your new hires. The location of your office has a big part to play. Do most of your current employees drive to work? Do… Read more »

How Does a Company’s Online Reputation Affect Hiring?

Your online reputation matters, not just from a consumer or brand perspective, but also from a hiring perspective. Most people who read employer reviews believe those reviews. So the effort you take to address and manage your brand online can make a huge difference in the quality and the number of applicants you get for… Read more »