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Retaining Valued Employees: 10 Tips for a Staff that Lasts

Retaining valued employees A Plan for Retaining Qualified Employees One of today’s greatest challenges facing business operators is retaining qualified,  valuable employees or staff members.  Because of the high costs, increased time   and stress of training new employees   resulting from high turnover, savvy business   operators are always   looking to improve   their relationship skills and business   practices […]

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Department of Labor Relases This Statement:

WASHINGTON — The Department of Labor issued the following statement about the September 2013 Employment Situation report: “Due to the lapse in funding, the Employment Situation release which provides data on employment during the month of September, compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, will not be issued as scheduled on […]

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101 Ideas on How to Get the Employees You Want

How to Get the Employees You Want As the labor market gets increasingly competitive, sourcing highly skilled talent is going to become more challenging. How to Get Employees You Really Want 1.  Anticipate staffing needs. 2.  Target messages to a specific type   of candidate. 3.  Understand the needs of targeted   candidates, and appeal to   their […]

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Staffing for Profit

When used strategically, staffing can be a tool that can make a big impact on your bottom line. This article reviews several of the ways staffing can be used to control costs, enhance productivity, drive revenue growth and manage risk. Excerpt: SIX WAYS TO INCREASE REVENUE 1. Eliminate process bottlenecks Most often, the biggest barrier […]

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Try Before You Buy – An Easier Way to Hire

There are many advantages to hiring through a staffing agency. Try before you buy is one of them: Read “Try Before You Buy, an Easier Way to Hire”

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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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Best Practices for Using Temporary Employees

When managers think about using temporary staffing, they typically think about it in terms of: place an order, a temp shows up, does a few hours of work, and leaves. And then the bill arrives. But as you know, the companies that get the best results from staffing put more effort into planning for and […]

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Staffing for Profit

When used strategically, staffing can be a tool that can make a big impact on your bottom line. This article reviews several of the ways staffing can be used to control costs, enhance productivity, drive revenue growth and manage risk. Read “Staffing for Profit”

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Reducing Turnover Among Entry Level Workers

Reducing turnover among entry level workers You’ve trained them, you’ve watched them grow, they’ve turned into a model employee—now how do you keep them from jumping ship? Attracting, motivating and retaining entry-level   workers can present a challenge to businesses of   all sizes. The wide age range of such workers,   which may include inexperienced beginners in […]

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