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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: Job Interview, Interviewing Tips, Workbox Staffing, Get Hired, Interview Checklist

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

10 Tips on How to Survive the First Week of Your New Job

Posted by Marie Catallo

May 1, 2017 10:43:00 AM

You’ve done the hard part of applying, interviewing, and enduring the endless waiting – you finally have the job. Beginning a new job is certainly exciting, but being the “new employee” on the floor is not always easy. It means a new onslaught of “firsts” is coming your way: a new environment, new skills to learn, new hours, new procedures, and new management. Making it through the first week may seem like an uphill climb, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. Check out Workbox’s Staffing handy survival guide to help you make your first week on the job a breeze.

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Topics: Finding A New Job, Workbox Staffing, New Hire, New Job

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, Temporary Job Tips, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Wages

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: Staffing, Employment, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency

Does Your Staffing Agency Work as a Team

Posted by Brooke Thielke

Jan 26, 2017 9:14:00 AM

To work both effectively and efficiently, a staffing agency must operate as seamlessly as possible. This relies heavily on not only the way your employees interact but the roles they play within the organization. When staffing agency teamwork breaks down — for example, reward if a particular employee is out sick, has been promoted, or leaves the company — communication falters and puts the entire team out of sync. This can quickly lead to details slipping through the cracks, which in turn means your agency might miss vital opportunities for pairing a client with a potential hire. Working as a team is crucial to your company, but also to the clients and employees being served.

 

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, workplace productivity, Teamwork

Do You Know Who is Working on Your Job Order Today

Posted by Stephanie Scott

Jan 24, 2017 9:50:00 AM

When you submit a job order to Workbox Staffing for a position that needs to be filled, you have faith that Workbox will complete the job and deliver a qualified candidate by your deadline. You might not think much about the person (or people) finishing this job, but front desk staff, recruiters, and interviewers work hard and cohesively to find you an employee who has the skills your company needs.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency

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

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

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