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Turning Up the Heat on Your Company Culture

Posted by Workbox Staffing

May 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The arrival of summer always causes a shift in an office. Employees become more restless as the days get warmer and longer. In some cases, this can even create a decrease in productivity as business tends to slow during the summer. Rather than accepting summer as a slow period, try these tips to embrace summer in your office and turn up the heat on your company culture.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Summer Office Tips, Improve Company Culture, Company Culture, Employee Loyalty

Keeping Your Employees Motivated as Summer Approaches

Posted by Workbox Staffing

May 9, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Something about summer always stirs a change in employee behavior – most notably a drop in productivity. Perhaps it’s because, for 13-plus years, you know the approaching warmer weather means school is almost out and it’s time to relax for three months. Alternatively, maybe after a long winter, no one wants to stay inside.

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Topics: Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Summer Office Tips, Company Culture, Work Habits

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 an excellent incentive for them. However, finding balance is vital in allowing employees to work overtime. On the 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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Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Motivation, HR, Human Resources, Overtime

How To Manage Relationships Within The Workplace & 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 from 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 genuine, 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 a cubical confidant, a paper-pushing posse, or maybe even a printer pal.

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Topics: Workplace Relationships, Employee Motivation, Company Culture, Work Habits, Office Friendships

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 fill in roles outside their primary job responsibilities temporarily.

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Topics: Staffing, Cross-Training, Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, HR, Human Resources

5 Strategies For Inspiring Employee Loyalty

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 9, 2017 1:31:22 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 full value of quality workers, we all know that whom you hire is very important. The economic cost of workers is staggering: they influence not only the hard numbers regarding a company’s profit - but also things that are hard to quantify like customer relations and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Employee Turnover, Employee Loyalty

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: Employee Retention, Employee Motivation, HR, Human Resources, Company Culture, Turnover Rates, Employee Turnover

Retaining Staff When Your Top Talent is Leaving

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jul 13, 2017 11:05:00 AM

You’ve probably read about this “war for talent,” and how it’s getting increasingly harder to find and hire so-called “rockstar employees.” With the job market making a turn in favor of the interviewee, employers searching for the best-of-the-best have discovered the job market is turning into an arms race.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated, Improve Company Culture, Company Culture, Retention, Retaining Your Employees

Get Motivated, Get To Work!

Posted by Lisa D'Addario

Jun 1, 2017 11:25:00 AM

We get it. It’s hard to get up and get going some days. You have to prepare the kid’s lunch, take the dog out, and eat a “healthy” breakfast before actually getting to work on time. Alternatively, maybe you’re on third shift while the rest of the world is sleeping and you wish you were too. How does anybody do this? How do you get motivated again? If it seems like a reoccurring battle, we’ve got some tips that you may want to consider to get you in the right state of mind.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Employee Motivation, Motivated, Get to Work

Using a Staffing Agency to Meet Holiday Labor Demands

Posted by Shawna Echebelem

Nov 8, 2016 7:38:00 AM

The holidays are a crazy time for many businesses, from retailers to warehouses to delivery services. Millions of seasonal workers are hired every year to handle the increased demand for products and services. Staffing agencies alone provide more than 3 million workers to employers during the last quarter of the year.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Employee Motivation, Wages, Holiday

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