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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, he or she's gone for good. Right? Brand them a traitor and say "good riddance."  New research is showing that former employees can still be valuable human resources. Of course, we call them "Boomerang Employees" now, but its a growing trend.

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Topics: Workplace, Employment, Staffing, January 2018

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: Holiday, Job Hunt, Seasonal Jobs, Temporary Job Tips, Staffing

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

Workbox Careers: 8 Reasons to be a Recruiter

Posted by Marie Catallo

Aug 10, 2017 2:06:00 PM

Have you ever considered becoming a recruiter? People often think recruiters carelessly place candidates in temporary positions. Maybe you’ve heard the rumor that recruiters are impersonal, hard to reach and only in it for the paycheck. In our experience, nothing could be further from the truth. Maybe some recruiters are afraid to roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty, but not at Workbox.

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Topics: Recruiter, Recruiters, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Staffing, Down to Earth

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

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

An Inside Look at the Staffing Industry

Posted by Shawna Echebelem

Jan 31, 2017 9:33:00 AM

When I tell people that I work in staffing, it is not uncommon for me to receive one of the following responses: ‘wow, that’s a tough industry,’ ‘I did that for six months, and it was too stressful,’ or ‘that must be so hard.’ Moreover, the truth is, they are right.  The work is very challenging, but isn’t anything in life that reaps a great reward? So, for all my fellow crazy, insane work ethic, persevering, staffing superheroes, I put together a feel-good list of five things I love about staffing.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Staffing, Employment

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

Tracking the Amount of Time it Takes to Fill a Position

Posted by Dave Grubbs

Jan 12, 2017 8:53:00 AM

To fill your open employment positions with the best employees for the jobs, you need much time and human resources. From reviewing resumes to interviewing candidates, it can take you hours to find a new employee and an estimated 30-45 days according to the American Staffing Associates.

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Topics: Hiring, Employment, Workbox Staffing, Staffing, Staffing Agency

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