Do you remember the Golden Rule? Also known as the “Ethic of Reciprocity,” it teaches a simple, but profound life lesson: Treat others the same way you want to be treated. It’s one of the best guidelines to remember – and practice – from preschool on. And your workplace is no exception. When you show… Read more »
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Sunshine for the Soul…and Workplace!
Daylight Savings Time is this weekend! If your office is anything like ours, we are battling summer fever. With gorgeous weather right around the corner employees might be itching to get outside. Don’t let your employees be distracted by the weather. Instead, capitalize on the beautiful weather and incorporate the outdoors into the work day… Read more »
Millennials : Friend of Foe?
In just 5 years, Millennials will make up approximately 50% of the work force, according to Staffing Talk. What does that mean? What the heck is a millennial? Should businesses be preparing for this? Employers are becoming eager to understand the profile of this new generation. Well Alternative Staffing did a little research and we… Read more »
Troy and Roscoe WIN the Alternative Staffing “Share the Love” Photo Contest
We had countless entries for our Alternative Staffing “Share the Love” photo contest. To celebrate the loving month of February we asked our Facebook fans to send us photos of them and their beloved pets. Alternative Staffing Owner, Jan Cappellini, is an avid dog lover. So another contest where she could check out photos of all… Read more »
Implementing a Summer Dress Code Policy? Here’s How …
As an employer, you have the right to impose guidelines on employee dress code at your place of business. Regardless of the season, your goal is to maintain a workplace environment that’s professional, comfortable and inclusive for every staff member. Summer business attire, though typically more casual, should exhibit the same level of common sense… Read more »
Summer Rush: Determining Your Hiring Needs
Does your 2014 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 »
Is a Career Change Worth a Pay Cut?
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 »