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 »

Back to Basics: Your Resume

It’s easy for job seekers to get bogged down in all the details and latest trends of the modern job search. But at the heart of career success lies the most important document you will write: your resume. Wherever you are in your career, however many formats or templates you have of your resume, there… Read more »

3 Job Search Resolutions You’ll Actually be Able to Keep

The coming new year means new opportunities and new challenges to bring out your best self. This year, confront that bad habit of procrastination that inhibits productivity and slows your career growth. Focus on your personal branding for social and professional success! And make time to give back to your community. These 3 New Year’s… 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 »

Advantages to Working a 3rd Shift Position

Shift work is notoriously tough. Unusual sleep schedules and the required lifestyle changes for workers asked to pull the “graveyard” shift can be taxing on you and your family. So when thinking about working the 3rd shift, it’s hard to look beyond the negatives.  But there are some surprising benefits to working the graveyard shift. Here are… Read more »

Lifting and Material Handling Safety Reminders

Many different jobs can be tough on the back. If you’re not careful, you can give yourself an injury on the job. No employer wants to risk a safety concern, but even day to day movements can cause severe strain on unprotected muscles. Here are four things you can do to prevent injury and handle… Read more »

Working With Others, How To Be A Great Team Player

Excellent teamwork skills are a must for almost every company that you are looking to join. Success is rarely ever accomplished alone, and an applicant’s ability to be a team player could make all the difference. Teamwork skills are a combination of great communication, understanding of how to work with others, and how working together… 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 »

Temp Work Can Have Permanent Benefits

Working with a staffing agency provides several benefits beyond merely helping candidates find a job. They can provide employment benefits, such as healthcare, 401k plans, group insurance, and vacation or sick leave. But most importantly, they can help you build your career up to new heights. Here are five key benefits to working with a… Read more »

Temp To Hire – Leave Your Best Impression To Get Hired

Looking for a way to convert temporary work opportunities into a full time, salaried position? There’s a lot to consider. Temporary work is not what it used to be, and contracts are often now extended based on project length, business need, and proof of a skilled and committed worker. The best way to turn a… Read more »