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Tips for Working With a Recruiter to Solve Your Staffing Needs

Posted by Dave Grubbs

Dec 13, 2016 9:44:00 AM

Hiring is a big responsibility. From the beginning, the duties can be overwhelming - promoting the open position, deciding on compensation, determining a timeline, interviewing, and finally, choosing the best candidate. Working with a staffing agency can relieve a lot of these duties as well as provide many opportunities. They can handle most of the work for you, guarantee qualified candidates, and serve as a resource for all of your hiring questions.

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Topics: workplace productivity, HR, Human Resources, Workbox Staffing, 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

Checklist for Creating a Motivated Team

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Sep 6, 2016 9:58:00 PM

 Making sure your employees are motivated and engaged in their work is one of the most important ways to ensure your business stays successful. A motivated workforce is a happy workforce, and a happy workforce will help your business grow. In this post, we’ll share a checklist you can use of best practices on how to create a motivated team.

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Topics: Staffing, September 2016

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

I Quit

Posted by Billi Jo Thielke

Aug 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

More employees are quitting without giving notice, which leaves a business stuck with having to fill in the gaps quickly. Sometimes people go due to the lack of training, the prospect for promotion, they feel like they’ve been mistreated, or a variety of other reasons.

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Topics: Staffing, Management, HR Compliance, HR, Human Resources

How First Impressions Impact Employee Retention

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Jul 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Active onboarding processes for new employees can make all the difference in the world when it comes to retaining employees. Understanding how first impressions impact employee retention can significantly change how you conduct your employees’ first day of work.

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Topics: Staffing, Management, Mentorship, HR, Human Resources, Employee Motivation

Now Hiring: 4 Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency to Find a Job

Posted by Mark Silverstein

Apr 7, 2016 10:36:36 AM

Have you been on the job hunt for a while? Don’t be discouraged! Talented candidates often go unnoticed, but not on our watch. We think you have a lot to offer and our recruiters are dedicated to connecting you with companies who are looking for hard-working employees like yourself.

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Topics: April 2016, Staffing, Unemployment Tips, Staffing Agency, Workbox Staffing, Finding A Job I Love, Job Search Tips, Employment

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