Keep up Christmas Cheer for employees working holiday shifts

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The staffing industry never rests, even during the holidays. So the A-team at Alternative Staffing understands the stresses of having employees work during the holidays. But how do you keep up company morale when employee have to work holiday shifts? While smaller companies can’t afford to give hefty bonuses, there are other ways to treat… Read more »

Don’t Stifle Your Business With Dependent Leadership

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The Staffing Stream published a recent article, “Avoiding Dependent Leadership” with tips on how do do just that. Oftentimes leaders try to have their hands in every project, which spreads themselves too thin. We’ve all been there when we think to ourselves, wouldn’t it just be easier if I did this myself. Wrong. As a… Read more »

Veterans Get the Job Done – Happy Veterans Day

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Darren Hicks, a writer at the Staffing Stream, wrote a recent article about how hiring veterans are a hot topic. Of course, the person being hired shouldn’t be hired simply based on whether they are a veteran or not. But if the job fits, and that person is a veteran, there is a great chance… Read more »

Alternative Staffing gets hairy with No Shave November

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Things are getting a little hairy in the Alternative Staffing office these days.  Our recruiting team, Paul Kirkland and Mike Cumbee have decided to bring No Shave November to the Alternative Staffing office. Less than 2 weeks in, these two fellows have said goodbye to the 5 o’clock shadows and are welcoming a much darker… Read more »