The Boomerang Employee: Why you should be hiring former employees

Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 19, 2018 3:46:03 PM

 

Once someone leaves a company, they're gone for good. Right? Brand them a traitor and say "good riddance". New research is showing that former employees can actually still be valuable human resources. Of course, we call them "Boomerang Employees" now, but its a growing trend.

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Topics: Staffing, Employment, Workplace, January 2018

How Overtime Impacts Employee Retention

Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 4, 2018 1:43:03 PM

When given the opportunity, workers will typically jump at the chance to work overtime. Think about the man or women, supporting a family or a new child and how being paid time and a half — or more — is a great incentive for them. But, finding balance is key in allowing employees to work overtime. On one hand, the employee and the employer both win in filling much needed demand, but on the other hand, an employee working too much overtime can cause him or her to get burned out and de-motivated. The excitement of bringing home a larger paycheck will eventually wear off and become more commonplace as they work more hours.

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How To Manage Relationships Within The Workplace And Why It's Important

Posted by Michael Diep

Dec 28, 2017 3:02:50 PM

When you spend most of your week with the same people, it’s almost certain bonds and friendships can form with some of them. Your workplace is no different than any other environment for buddy-building. In fact, your co-workers are prime friendship material. How can they not be? They relate to your day-to-day with the most profound understanding. Co-workers can sympathize with the stresses and pressures of work. They may also be exposed to some true, raw emotion that people outside of your workplace may never see. A workplace can take a toll on a person so it would be nice to have cubical confidant, a paper-pushing posse, or maybe even a printer pal.

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Topics: Tips, December 2017, Workplace Relationships

Where to Find Work During the Holiday Season

Posted by Stephanie Scott

Dec 21, 2017 12:45:00 PM

During the holiday season, many companies increase staffing with temporary and part-time employees. This is especially true for retailers who are looking for cashiers and helping keep shelves stocked — and anything related to delivering packages, such as warehouse and delivery jobs. If you want to find work during the holiday season and earn some extra cash, where do you start?

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Topics: Staffing, Employment, December 2017

Top Four Tips On Hiring For The Holidays

Posted by Marie Catallo

Nov 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

A lot of businesses deal with increased demand during the holidays and need to quickly find the labor to help deliver the goods. Especially in specific industries like retail, delivery logistics, and seasonal recreation, businesses need to have a plan for how to fill holiday staffing needs.

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Topics: Staffing, Tips, Employment, November 2017

How To Handle Job Search Rejection

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 17, 2017 2:50:24 PM

 

"Dear Jane Doe

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Topics: Tips, Job Search, Employment

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Employees

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 9, 2017 1:32:41 PM

Good business leaders understand that cross-training employees can yield several benefits for both the employees and the company that they work for: it offers flexibility within a company by giving your employees the abilities they need to temporarily fill in roles outside their primary job responsibilities.

As you can imagine, cross-training is very appealing to employees and employers alike. A business should think of cross-training as contingency plan to accommodate unplanned happenings; when utilized correctly, it will help a business run more smoothly in the case of an absence. The employees themselves should view cross-training as opportunities to become more valuable in their career and their company.

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Topics: Staffing, Tips, Cross-Training

5 Strategies For Inspiring Employee Loyalty

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 2, 2017 7:27:00 PM

Any great business knows that the long-term success of any company is heavily dependent on worker quality and worker loyalty. As hard as it is to measure the true value of quality workers, we all know that who you hire is very important. The economic value of workers is staggering: they not only influence the hard numbers in terms of a company’s profit - but also things that are hard to quantify like customer relations and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Staffing, Tips, Employee Retention

3 Work Habits to Avoid

Posted by Marie Catallo

Oct 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Some work habits are downright scary. They’re the kind of bad habits that give our clients nightmares and keep human resource departments shivering with goosebumps.

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Topics: October 2017

Realizing And Implementing Diversity In The Workplace

Posted by Michael Diep

Oct 5, 2017 9:10:29 AM

Diversity is an ever-growing and crucial element in today's economical world. Globalization has influenced the interaction between the people, companies, and governments of different nations. It's apparent that the United States and its workforce are both becoming more diverse; times are changing, there is a considerable increase in people of color, women, LGBT individuals, etc. that make a contribution to the communities that we are apart of.

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Topics: October 2017

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