Issues with Temporary Workers; How to avoid them

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Temporary staff helps alleviate some of the burden that is caused when increasing production for a brief period of time. However, there are some issues that could arise if your company doesn’t go about this process the best way. KNOW YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES TO YOUR TEMPORARY STAFF MEMBERS Sharing joint responsibility of a temporary staff member… Read more »

How to Recognize and Avoid Burnout in Your Staff

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How to Recognize and Avoid Burnout in Your Staff We often hear about burnout in the nurses, therapists and aides we place on short-term assignments. Healthcare providers in particular suffer from higher rates of burnout due to many factors including long shifts, high-stress environments, or not addressing one’s own needs. With known burnout in the… Read more »

Need Temporary Staffing for the Holiday Season?

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The holidays are a busy time for everyone in the business world. Whether your organization is a service, product, retail, or industry, the volume of work can be high during the holidays. To keep up with the business demand and alleviate some stress off of employees, temporary workers can be a successful fix. To get… Read more »

Four Tips for Updating Your Resume

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When you first wrote your resume, or had a professional craft it for you, you listened to those “in the know” who told you to review and update it once or twice a year. And, you said to yourself, “I’m going to do just that!” Fast forward five or even 10 years. You’ve been working… Read more »

A career change can be exhilarating

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A career change can be exhilarating, exciting and at the same time, more than a little scary. This is especially true if your job switch comes with a significant cut in pay. Should salary be your main focus as you consider the next step along your professional path? There are several factors to consider including… Read more »

A Few Tips to get the Most out of your Employees

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As a teenager, I recall my grandmother waking up and ready by 6:30am just in case the phone would ring. It was not until I started working in the staffing industry that I realized how hard that must have been for her. Each time she left the house she was walking into a different school… Read more »

Before Hiring for a Demanding Role, Ask Yourself these Questions

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There will be times when you hire someone and that person turns around and quits six months later. Staffing agencies try their best to minimize that scenario as much as possible. But this can be tough when you’re hiring for demanding positions. To help you hire the best fit candidates here are a few questions… Read more »

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Facebook is, has been, and continue to be the go to place for social information. But how can you incorporate this into your staffing company? Here are a few helpful tips on using Facebook to help make your company more visible in the public light.   Create a brand specific page and post You don’t… Read more »

White Pants Are Back

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Well, it’s now that time again. Time to break out your white pants/shorts and enjoy the Charleston weather. There’s an old unofficial rule when it comes to the colors of your outfit that must be abide by or suffer the consequences of sideways glares and soft whispers. That rule is of course: “No WHITE before Memorial Day… Read more »

Conducting A Background Check: 4 Things You Should Ask Yourself

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Checklist Here’s a scenario that might be all too familiar: You’ve pulled out all the stops to identify, interview and potentially place one or two skilled candidates, but suddenly your hard efforts come to a standstill with a delay in the background check. A lengthy background check can be one of the most frustrating aspects… Read more »