Effectively Implement Flexible Workspaces and Schedules

Previously, when the topic of flexible workspaces arose, thoughts turned to innovations like modular meeting spaces, focused work pods, or hot-desking. But, in the time of coronavirus, the reality has changed. Now it’s less about maximizing space and more about keeping employees healthy and productive. Start by assessing your available workspace and determining how many… Read more

Transparent Business Partnerships Build More Than Trust

Companies were once inscrutable. Making decisions in secret the double doors of their boardroom, but times have changed. Increasingly businesses recognize that the advantages of confidentiality are outweighed by those of transparency. They find that by being open and honest with the public, they built trust with employees, partners, and customers, leading to better relationships.   … Read more

5 Benefits of a Strategic and Consultative B2B Partnership

Whether they are business owners or managers in larger organizations, those in leadership positions tend to be entrepreneurial and independent. If you are part of this group, you make it a priority to be a resource for your superiors and direct reports, but who is available when you need guidance or assistance. Forming strategic and consultative B2B partnerships can provide benefits you may miss when you go it alone. … Read more

5 Characteristics of Companies People Love to Work For

Competitive salary and benefits are essential, but equally important is an environment where people feel respected, valued, and empowered. Here are five characteristics of companies that people love to work for. It takes more than flashy perks to inspire undying devotion and loyalty from your employees. It is often intangible, feel-good characteristics that give people… Read more

Tips for Implementing Your 2020 Vision, Managing Change and Keeping Your Employees Motivated

Your company is coming up on a pivotal year—either sustaining the path of growth that you’re already on or implementing changes that can make a significant impact on your organization. Much of that depends on communication—the messages and the stories you tell your team. Here are some tips for implementing your 2020 vision, managing change, and keeping your employees motivated.   How To… Read more

Payroll Functions You Should Outsource

Payroll processing for temporary employees is a time-consuming endeavor and one fraught with risks. As a business leader, your time is better spent focused on big-picture responsibilities—marketing plans, sales strategies, operating procedures, and motivating your employees. But handling payroll functions can consume a large portion of your week. Preparing W2s, tracking withholding, and maintaining compliance… Read more

Smart Ways to Drive Efficiency into How You Manage Your Workforce

Managing your workforce can be expensive and time-consuming. Even when you only have to hire for one or two positions every once in a while, it’s almost a full-time job to recruit, interview candidates, check references, hire, onboard, and train. But when you work with a staffing firm, you can make sure that your workforce… Read more

What is the True Cost of Hiring?

As you probably have heard, interest rates have been on the rise over the past couple years—a trend that’s likely to continue at least through 2019. As explained by USA Today, the interest rate in the US for 2018 grew by 3%, and is now expected to grow by 2.3% throughout 2019. While this growth… Read more

Dealing With Unexpected Hiring Needs

You can’t plan for everything. As much as you’d like the opposite of that statement to be true, one of your main duties as a CEO or team manager is to expect the unexpected. No matter how much planning you put into getting your organization running like a finely-tuned machine, it’s important to keep in… Read more

4 Fun Workplace Activities That Can Build Engagement During the Summer

Every year as summer rolls around, office workers across the country start to hit the wall. Wasn’t it just yesterday that summer gave us the freedom to do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted? As adults, the magic of summer becomes a relic of the past. No matter how nice the weather is, we have… Read more