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A recent survey conducted by Careerbuilder provides sobering information for employers who fail to effectively hire. Forty-three percent of employers who mistakenly hired the wrong person did so because they needed to fill a position quickly, but other factors were also cited. Considering that seven out of 10 businesses had experienced a bad hire and… Read more »

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Managing the different personalities that are an inevitable component of a diverse work environment can be frustrating. Everybody has individual needs and a preferred approach to a task. Maximizing productivity requires skill and patience. Creative require room for innovation, team collaboration, and allowance for failure in their experimental endeavors. Other personality types prefer to follow… Read more »

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For some, corporate team building events are worse than a visit to the dentist. For others, they represent an opportunity to escape from the office and enjoy the outdoors. How effective these events are in improving organizational effectiveness is addressed in an article by Lindsay Olson, a recruiter who writes for US News. She notes… Read more »

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Today’s business dynamic seems far-removed from the days when a person would work for one, maybe two companies in his entire career, earning the 50-year pin and the storied gold watch at his retirement party. In fact, statistics from the Department of Labor state that the average span of an employee’s tenure is only 1.5… Read more »

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When does a “fun” company become all play and no work? How do you draw the line? Making your employees comfortable with a fun company culture has the potential to increase productivity and efficiency, but there is a fine line between a fun culture and wasting time. This post will discuss.  Many of us have… Read more »

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Let’s be honest, people like to hear they are doing a good job. So tell them when they are! This post will discuss positive reinforcement and employee recognition and how it can help a company’s overall bottom line. Want to keep your employees happy and productive? A simple solution exists: Tell them they’re doing a… Read more »

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Excessive employee turnover is frustrating, but it’s also surprisingly expensive. By the time you add up the expenses associated with replacing an employee and the impact on productivity and morale, replacing a single employee can cost 15-20% of their annual salary. Take into account that the average business loses 10% of their workforce per year… Read more »

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Staffing Service USA strives to know its customers.  By knowing their customers through detailed Needs Analysis, we will staff individuals who can save you time, money, and frustration.  How do they do that you ask? What are the Advantages? Expert Advice. Staffing is what they do. They are specialists, with over 120 years of combined… Read more »