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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: Overtime, Employee Motivation, Employee Retention, HR, Human Resources

Top Four Tips On Hiring For The Holidays

Posted by Marie Catallo

Nov 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Many businesses deal with increased demand during the holidays and need to find the labor to help deliver the goods quickly. 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: Holiday, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Staffing, HR, Human Resources, Seasonal Jobs

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

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

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

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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Topics: Refugees, Hire Refugees, Workbox Staffing, HR, Human Resources

An Employer’s Guide to Hiring Veterans

Posted by Workbox Staffing

Mar 14, 2017 10:13:00 AM

Over the past 15 years, thousands of soldiers have returned to the United States after serving around the world. Military men and women are looking for civilian work that lets them continue to use the skills and values they learned in the military. Many veterans have qualifications that will make them significant assets to your team while offering a range of other business benefits.

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Topics: Veterans, Hiring, HR, Human Resources, Staffing

Pay Rates - averages of the United States

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Feb 27, 2017 8:52:00 AM

Setting the right pay rate for your open positions can help you get more qualified candidates for your jobs. Competitive wages can vary by industry, location and job duties. To help your company get more applications from eligible candidates, educate yourself on the average wages for the job you need to fill.

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Topics: Wages, Wage Increase, Pay Rates, Enconomy, Finding Qualified Candidates, Hiring, HR, Human Resources

Are You Getting The Right Candidates?

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Jan 19, 2017 8:27:00 AM

Much work can go into finding qualified, skilled candidates. After you hire a new employee it’s a huge relief, but how do you know if you made the right choice? Here are five questions you should ask yourself in the post-hire part of the HR journey to determine how your new hire is working out:

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, Employee Onboarding, Onboarding, Staffing, Finding Qualified Candidates, Candidates

Why Job Descriptions Are Obsolete

Posted by Billi Jo Thielke

Jan 17, 2017 8:39:00 AM

Every person is unique in the sense that we all bring a different skill set, experience, and talent to the table. Therefore, job descriptions aren’t a one-size-fits-all option. They can be limiting because quality employees contribute beyond what is listed in the depiction. Here are some reasons why job descriptions are often obsolete:

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Topics: Job Description, HR, Human Resources, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Management

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