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Let's talk about how to negotiate for a better salary

Salary negotiations usually begin during the interview process. So, before you start your job search, know your worth! Online tools such as Payscale, Salary.com, and Glassdoor can provide an idea of the salary range you can expect. Before your first interview, prepare the reasons why you think you are worth your desired salary range. Consider your specific skillset and… Read more »

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A woman in the workplace wearing a protective mask against COVID-19

First and foremost, it’s important to remember that “Green” does not stand for “Go.” It’s crucial for businesses in the “Green” phase to remember a few key points that will remain in effect for the foreseeable future. 1. Masks are Mandatory That’s right – everyone, including customers and employees, are required to wear a mask…. Read more »

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Overworked and stressed out employees in an office environment

Look around your workplace for a moment. Do you see bright smiling faces, or do you see employees looking stressed out and downtrodden? It’s easy for employees to become overworked, overwhelmed, and just plain stressed to the max. Working too much seems like the norm. According to a Gallup poll, nearly 50% of Americans said… Read more »

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Congratulations to our National Staffing Associate of the Year

Did you know? More than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week. And, more than 50% of all temporary staff say that temping is a great way to gain permanent employment.  Staffing employees work in industries across the board from Industrial to Office-Clerical, Administrative, Health Care, Professional, and many more…. Read more »

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Employee handbook

An employee handbook protects both the employer and the employee. The handbook serves as a guide for both parties concerning behavior, rules, and policies. A handbook also provides safety policies that employees and the employer are expected to follow. If effectively enforced, an employee handbook eliminates ambiguity, improves safety, and assigns appropriate accountability. The Small… Read more »

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As of March 2019, the number of job openings rose to 7.5 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In contrast, quit rates remained steady at 2.3 percent. Layoffs and discharges increased slightly to 1.1 percent. Job openings increased in the following industries: transportation, warehousing, utilities, construction, and real estate. However, the number… Read more »

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Here at Staffing Service USA, we understand just how important it is to write a killer resume, and while specific trends never go out of style (can we get a shout-out to the cover letter and objective statement?!) what recruiters want to see in your resume does shift from year-to-year. Here’s what to keep in… 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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We are so proud to announce that our very own, Tami Hemler of Staffing Service USA, was recently nominated for the 2019 Community HR Professional of the Year Award with York SHRM! The HR Professional of the Year Award goes to a professional that excels in the arena of HR. This individual is a community… Read more »

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With falls being one of the most common and deadly workplace accidents, every manager should regularly review their safety practices. Are you doing everything you can to protect your workers from serious injury? In an effort to reduce workplace fall injuries, OSHA stresses implementing a fall prevention campaign. OSHA’s recommended campaign focuses on your three… Read more »