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A Movement to Fix Feedback

Feedback.   Just hearing that word can make someone’s blood pressure rise—and his or her defenses go up. Many people consider it a dirty word associated with bias, politics, resentment, and self doubt. With such a negative reputation that’s been built one lousy experience at a time, feedback definitely has a branding problem. Yet anyone […]

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A Key Question about ADA Accommodations

Because many employers are not well versed in the Americans with Disabilities Act, they are often uncertain about whether a requested accommodation must be granted. The good news is that an accommodation does not have to be granted if it does not actually allow the employee to perform his or her job. The purpose of […]

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How to make the switch to better hires

Nulite Story   Patrick Hersco of Nulite Lighting thought there was one way to hire manufacturing employees: the hard way.The way where you wade through the same old candidates who swim around the candidate pool, hire a handful, pray that a couple actually are worth keeping, and then repeat all over again the process the […]

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Hiring Managers! The 2016 Salary Guide is here!

With 2016 right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about salaries going into the new year. As a hiring manager, it’s important to stay on top of the latest hiring trends and starting salary ranges in the most in demand fields. What can we expect in 2016? Base Salaries Will Rise In 2015, […]

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5 Strategies to Cultivate a Team Environment

Behind every successful, productive company is a collection of employees working in a collaborative, functional environment that promotes a sense of teamwork. A social and cooperative team environment creates employee satisfaction which increases productivity. Frequently, the temp agency clients of Employment Solutions inquire as to how they can boost the morale of their labor force to […]

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3 Steps to Get More Out of Your Staffing Budget in 2015

At the end of the 2015 fiscal year, you’ll expect to see that your company wisely implemented its sector budgets by incorporating useful, cost-cutting changes that resulted in substantial financial improvements from the prior year. Being that your employee base consumes a great deal of your company’s overall expenses, it is imperative to target this […]

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Is Your Staffing Provider ACA-Compliant?

Use this ACA checklist to find out if your staffing agency / provider is compliant with the affordable care act.

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10 Strategies for Controlling Costs With Staffing

As you know, one of a hiring manager’s top priorities is managing the bottom line. And one of the best ways to do that is by controlling costs. When used strategically, staffing can control costs, which allows a hiring manager to maximize profitability. This article illustrates how strategic staffing can help eliminate overtime cost, limit […]

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Tips for Giving Feedback Without Causing Defensiveness

Giving feedback is difficult, especially negative feedback. I never know what words to say. So, I end up sugar coating it or avoiding it altogether. Sound familiar? If you struggle with the words to say and who doesn’t, this article contains some handy templates you can use: Tips for Giving Employee Feedback without Causing

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