5 Ways to Calm Employees Fears during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Panic is mounting across the U.S. in response to COVID-19. Here are some tips for small business owners looking to manage coronavirus fears among employees. Many people are concerned about the long-term implications of the novel coronavirus, including your employees. For small business owners looking to prioritize the safety and well-being of their employees, the… Read more »

COVID-19: Best Practices in the Workplace

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COVID-19: Best Practices in the Workplace March 17, 2020 By: Eric E. Kinder Answer the pressing questions of many employers during this growing pandemic. Employers should consider implementing strategies and policy changes to reduce the risk of infection in the workplace while still complying with their obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This is a… Read more »

Coronavirus: How to stay in front

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The coronavirus, also referred to as Covid-19, is causing concerns all over the world. Human Resource departments are gearing up on how to respond to such a health epidemic, if it comes down such a thing. Questions such as; How to handle sick employees? How to handle scared employee who don’t want to risk infection?… Read more »

Find a Job: No Cost to Employee!

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Many people think that it will cost them money to work with a staffing agency to find a job. In actuality it is usually the employer who pays the fees. There is no cost to the employee who is searching for a job. If you’re currently on the hunt for a job and don’t know about… Read more »

New W4 forms for 2020

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Earlier this year, the IRS released a draft of the new Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods (Publication 15-T). The draft included: An Employer’s Withholding Worksheet, which allows employers to calculate 2020 withholding using either previously completed Forms W-4 or the newly designed draft form Percentage Method Tables Wage Bracket Method Tables, which include three filing statuses: single, married… Read more »

Health: During the Cold and Flu Season

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6 Tips for Employers to Keep Staff Healthy During the Cold and Flu Season An ounce of prevention is worth much more than a pound of cure when it comes to helping your employees stay healthy and productive during the cold and flu season. The fact is that by following simple precautions, your staff can… 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, Chris Wages, and John Gooch have decided to bring No Shave November to the Alternative Staffing office. These three fellows have said goodbye to the 5 o’clock shadows and are welcoming a much darker do. Be sure… Read more »

Benefits of using a Warehouse Staffing Agency

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Benefits of using a Warehouse Staffing Agency If you work with a seasoned staffing agency such as Alternative Staffing, we will know how to navigate getting you the best job placement. Some examples of benefits you will experience from work with Alternative Staffing include: 1. We Want To Place You Where You Will Be Most… Read more »

What is your cost per employee?

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New business owners quickly discover how imperative it is to calculate their service company labor and overhead rates in order to keep their finances healthy. Every industry needs to take these numbers into consideration so they can break down costs and ensure that they are making a profit. In order to do so, you will… Read more »

Planning for a Summer Surge?

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Does your 2019 business plan include supplementing your full-time staff during the summer or other busy seasons? This should be part of your overall hiring strategy: knowing exactly which employees you need and when, with a talent pipeline in place for the unexpected needs that will inevitably occur. The Power is in the Planning Your… Read more »