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Erica McEachran

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How Wages Increase or Decrease the Availability of Quality Candidates

Posted by Erica McEachran

Feb 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When searching for new employees, whether temporary employees, holidays help or full-time staff, determining the right wage for each and position is important. Other than fitting their pay into your budget, the wage should reflect the responsibilities of the job and the quality of the work you expect.

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Topics: Staffing, Wages, Temporary Job Tips, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency

5 Ways to Increase the Results of Using a Staffing Agency

Posted by Erica McEachran

Sep 27, 2016 8:33:00 AM

 When it's time to fill a position in your business, one of the best ways to find a new hire who is both a great fit and a right fit is using a staffing agency. After all, a staffing agency has the expertise needed to understand your industry, learn the needs of your business, and have access to a vast body of skilled professionals ready and willing to begin working. What's more, a staffing agency is well versed in the regional and federal laws that apply to the hiring process and the needs of new hires.

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Topics: Staffing, HR, Human Resources, Down to Earth, Workbox Staffing

Local vs National: Why Your Nearby Staffing Agency is Your Best Bet

Posted by Erica McEachran

Sep 20, 2016 9:04:00 AM

 National staffing firms may have an extensive reach and decent brand awareness, but that doesn’t necessarily make them more qualified or better than a smaller local hiring organization. Local staffing agencies have more at stake in the recruiting process, therefore they provide a higher level of customer service. Recruiters from local staffing companies tend to stay late to fill orders and do what it takes to get the job done. From experience and knowledge to access and personalized service, local agencies have significant advantages over national agencies.

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Topics: Staffing, September 2016, Human Resources, HR, Staffing Agency, Workbox Staffing

Why Pay Rates Are Increasing

Posted by Erica McEachran

Sep 13, 2016 8:33:00 AM

 According to Fast Company, the Korn Ferry Hay Group’s 2016 Salary Forecast stated that most workers in certain regions are expected to see their biggest pay increase over the next three years. Whether it’s due to inflation, legislature pushing for fair wages to match a rising cost of living, or businesses trying to keep good talent, you should be aware of the trends in wage increases and how that affects your compensation plans.

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Topics: Staffing, Employee Motivation, Wage Increase, Wages, Employee Retention, Mentorship

Why You NEed A Good Mentor

Posted by Erica McEachran

Aug 31, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 Outstanding businesses large and small use mentoring to tackle complex workplace challenges such as outlining company succession plans, improving productivity, and, perhaps most importantly, increasing employee retention. In fact, mentoring is on the rise  — more than 70% of Fortune 500 companies offer employees access to professional mentoring programs. 

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Topics: Staffing, Mentorship, Mentors, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated

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