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Office holiday party. Stay staffed during the holidays with temporary employees.

Over the summer months when your best employees are out on vacation, and well into the busy holiday season ahead, it can be difficult to manage the demands of your company without adequate staff. This is why it’s never too early to start planning for the holiday season now. One of the most flexible, cost-effective,… Read more »

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Temporary employees in an office

Hiring temporary workers in Lancaster, PA provides needed manpower during times of intense productivity without the commitment of permanent work contracts. The cost-effectiveness of the strategy depends on the smooth integration of temporary workers and their ability to complement the skills of the existing workforce. Disruption is a possibility. Ere contributors, Tony Kubica and Sara… Read more »

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These days, doctors aren’t the only ones interested in your well-being. From grocers to banks, customer wellness programs are popping up everywhere. But of all the places you go each day, your workplace may have the most significant influence on your overall well-being. And, according to a recent Gallup study, the person who can best… Read more »

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Keeping your employees happy and engaged is an easier task than you think! Studies show that while financial incentives can temporarily increase an employee’s overall happiness, daily job satisfaction starts with a few basic principles. Good workplace morale begins and ends with satisfied employees. So, how do you inspire and motivate your employees to give… Read more »

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Quality control without breaking the bank

Quality control is a very important component of running any type of organization. When the end result or product is of high-quality, it results in repeat business and a good reputation for the company. But managing and monitoring quality assurance and the controls that need to be in place take time and effort. Unfortunately, some… Read more »

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What do Blockbuster, Myspace and Sharper Image have in common? At one time, all three were at the forefront of their industries. The Sharper Image built its brand recognition on offering luxury products and futuristic tech that wasn’t readily available anywhere else, Myspace was the definitive social media hangout for an entire generation, and Blockbuster… Read more »

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Developing a balanced staffing plan isn’t easy. No matter what industry you work in, predicting your company’s staffing needs is an art – one in which it’s easy to fail. Managers who don’t master this art constantly find themselves either overwhelmed or overstaffed (and wasting valuable resources and budget). No business manager has ever overcome… Read more »

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Interviews are often the decisive step in the hiring process. Even so, despite the effort, time and resources expended during the hiring process, a shocking amount of new hires don’t work out. In fact, studies show that nearly half of all new hires wash out within 18 months. Is the interview process to blame? Yes… Read more »

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Recruiting new employees is not a job to take lightly. You’re not searching for the middle ground, someone who barely meets your needs. The ideal candidate not only meets your current expectations, they can help your business grow and succeed in the future. Don’t let them slip through your fingers! Here are some clues to… Read more »

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No one wakes up in the morning thinking, “I hope I argue with a coworker today.” Almost everyone considers a hostile working environment to be a downside, which is why we prefer to work with people whose attitudes and viewpoints are similar to ours. In an effort to construct this ideal workplace, it’s become trendy… Read more »