When is it Time to Start Hiring?

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When it comes to hiring, timing is everything. Hiring too soon or too late for your company’s needs can cause a variety of issues. From cash flow to productivity and even low morale, the timing of your hiring makes an impact. So, when is it the right time to hire? Customer Service is Slipping One… Read more »

What to Look For in Construction Candidates

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Construction candidates can present a wide variety of skills and experience when their applications come to your desk or even in the shortlist you want to interview. This can sometimes make it especially difficult to decide which candidate is best for the job. Ultimately, you want to hire the candidate who makes you feel that… Read more »

5 Ways to Better Utilize a Staffing Service

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Almost any business or hiring manager has, at one point, faced the dilemma of having open positions at the company without a good pool of qualified talent. This can be extremely frustrating and also costly to the company if open positions are slowing productivity. Thankfully, a staffing agency can be a helpful partner to solve… Read more »

Put an End to Employee Attrition This Year

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  While every industry experiences unique turnover rates, every industry experiences employee attrition. As a manager, it’s important to reduce employee attrition for a variety of reasons. From costs associated with hiring and training new employees to company morale, strategically reducing employee attrition will have a positive impact on the entire company. To minimize even… Read more »

4 Benefits of Using Temporary Construction Staffing

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  The construction industry can benefit greatly from temporary employment. Thankfully, staffing agencies can find you temporary and qualified workers so you can meet critical construction timelines, without adding unnecessary costs. Depending on the season or projects, you may need extra workers at a moment’s notice. Using a staffing agency can help you add the… Read more »

How to Effectively Set Goals for Your Employees

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A key responsibility for every manager is setting effective and attainable goals for their employees. This is important to the success of the employee, the team, and the company as a whole. When managers set effective goals for their employees, there are a few key benefits: It helps create short-term focus to go in line… Read more »

The Top 5 Skills You Need to Be an Electrician

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  Aside from the required schooling, training, and certifications, there are other skills that electricians need to be successful in their careers. Proficiency in these skills will not only help with your career, but they can also keep you and everyone around you safe. Mechanical Aptitude This might seem obvious, but a good electrician would… Read more »

5 Important Safety Tips for Carpenters

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  Working with wood is a passion for carpenters, and the skill set required is admirable. But beyond mastering the skills necessary to be a successful carpenter, safety is incredibly important. If a carpenter neglects safety, they risk being severely injured, missing work, and lost wages. 5 Safety Tips for Carpenters Avoid accidental injuries and… Read more »

3 Ways to Help Your New Hire to Have a Successful First Day

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  The first day on the job for a new hire can be nerve-wracking, exciting, disorganized, and even stressful. While you can’t change every aspect of a new hire’s first day, by taking a few calculated steps, you do have the ability to make the first day positive and productive. Have a Plan To help… Read more »

How to Prevent Accidents in Your Warehouse

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  When your warehouse is running smoothly, without accidents, it makes your management job a whole lot easier. Plus, without the setbacks of accidents, your warehouse can be more productive and a more positive environment for your employees. It’s important to realize that a warehouse without an accident is no accident – it takes a… Read more »