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9 Ways To Manage High Turnover At Your Company

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Sep 28, 2017 1:44:28 PM

For businesses to thrive in today’s economy, finding and retaining rockstar employees is crucial. When turnover is high, employers face the increased costs associated with recruiting, hiring, and training replacements. There are also the costs that are hard to quantify – declines in productivity, low morale, and damage to company culture. 

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Topics: September 2017, Employee Retention

8 Benefits Of Hiring Refugees

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Aug 31, 2017 5:54:00 PM

By the end of 2015, 65.3 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide – about 21.3 million of those individuals being refugees. After struggling with personal trauma, social discrimination, and government bans, getting our refugees to work is a big deal. 

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6 Ways To Make Your Commute Less Miserable

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Aug 17, 2017 4:54:00 PM

I think we can all agree – commuting to work is making us miserable. Studies have shown that a long commute can have devastating effects on your health. Not only do you have to deal with the high stress of bumper to bumper traffic, but you also risk obesity and high blood pressure. To help, we put together a list of 6 tips that will make your commute a little bit less miserable. Don’t forget to share your own tips in the comments below!

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Topics: August 2017

Download A Free Checklist To Help You Prepare For Your Next Interview

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Aug 3, 2017 4:15:00 PM

When it comes to an interview, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. That’s why we took the time to create this Printable Checklist to help you ace it and land the job of your dreams.

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Topics: July 2017, Tips, Interview, Checklist

Ten Strategies To Improve Communication In The Workplace

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jul 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM

"Communication works for those who work at it.” - John Powell

A global survey conducted in by Harvard Business Review found that effective communication is one of the top three success factors for businesses – but many companies have yet to develop tangible ways to meet this goal. Here are ten strategies you can put in place to work towards better communication at your organization:

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Topics: June 2017

10 Free Tools You Should Be Using In Your Job Search

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jul 6, 2017 6:52:00 PM

Beginning a new job search can feel overwhelming. While there are plenty of resources online to help you along the way, where do you start? We’ve composed a list of some of the best free tools that will help you land that next job, the no-nonsense way.

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Topics: July 2017, Resume, Job Search

7 Resume Tips You Actually Need To Follow

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jun 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Creating a resume can be a daunting task. What jobs should you include? What rules should you be following? Should everything fit on one page, or two?!

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Topics: June 2017

Warehouse Safety Checklist

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

May 11, 2017 9:08:11 AM

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 130 million workers are employed at more than 8 million worksites across the nation. As warehouses currently hold the highest rate of fatal injuries, maintaining warehouse safety regulations is a top priority. At WorkBox Staffing, we care about safety and encourage our employees to follow these guidelines.

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Topics: May 2017

How Strong are Your Soft Skills?

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Apr 13, 2017 12:06:00 PM

Are you able to identify more than just your technical skills in an interview? Employers look for candidates who are not only capable workers, but are also cooperative workers. A solid set of soft skills are highly valuable in the eyes of an interviewer. Technical skills are acquired through training and experience (operating and driving machinery, set up machine and light facilities, keep daily logs, etc). Soft skills are transferable skills that relate to communication, personality, and character. Employers value soft skills because you can teach someone how to perform a task, but you can’t teach someone how to have good character traits.

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Topics: April 2017

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