Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes While Hiring Recent Grads

Mistakes hiring grads

You know those YouTube videos of little puppies running around? The kind where the owner lets them loose in the living room, and the pups fall all over themselves playing, knocking over lamps and scaring the bejesus out of the cat?   That’s kind of what it’s like hiring recent grads out of school. Lots… Read more »

4 Great Things Leaders Can Do to Achieve Their Goals

Leaders achieving goals

While integrity, authenticity, and honesty are effective leadership qualities, at some point, leaders have to be successful in achieving goals.   Some leaders, who are able to persuade, encourage and motivate others to follow their lead are adept at realizing their objectives. However, even if you’re a top leader in the organization, you can’t achieve your… Read more »

5 Tips to Ensure You and Your Employees are on the Same Page

Ensure employee compatibility

Success comes with good communication. Staying in close contact with your employees doesn’t guarantee that you’ll achieve your goals, but it’s very hard to achieve them without it.   The problem with maintaining the appropriate levels of communication? Well, life.   Obviously, you start every project dedicated to the idea that everyone will stay on the… Read more »

Ready to Change Up Your Business This Spring?

Changing business

Spring. A natural time of renewal. Plants peak out from their winter slumber. Animals stir from hibernation. People stick their parkas into the closet and think about how to lose the 10 pounds of winter weight they’ve been hiding under thick coats and sweaters.   It’s the perfect time to think about rejuvenating your business.… Read more »

Community Involvement Benefits for Business

You spend most of your days trying to maximize every resource. You watch the budget, boost productivity and encourage your team to optimize everything they do. Why would you turn around and spend valuable time and effort in a community volunteer effort that has no discernible impact on the bottom line?   Well, first off, it’s… Read more »

Getting You and Your Team Focused All Summer Long With These 3 Tips

Getting team focused over summer

Ah, summer. The days are long. The weather is warm. Beaches and parks are open. Who wants to work?   The answer, of course, is nobody. Every year, as the calendar pushes past Memorial Day, the soft summer breeze seems to carry away everyone’s productive instinct. Something deep in our brains tells us we should… Read more »

Ask the Right Questions to Ensure You’re Hiring the Safest Workers

Hiring the Safest Workers

Safety is a key concern in every workplace. Lives and livelihoods are at stake, not to mention thousands (or even millions) of dollars stemming from potential lost productivity and lawsuits.   With that in mind, it’s important to start the process of ensuring safety as early as possible. At the beginning in fact, in the… Read more »

2022 Safety Weeks

2022 National Safety Weeks

National Safety Weeks run all throughout the year. Depending on your industry, the dates could vary. For example, National Window Safety Week ran April 4th through the 10th, Construction Safety Week runs May 2nd through the 6th.    Qualified Staffing participates heavily in the OSHA Safe + Sound Week that runs August 15th through the… Read more »

How to Show Your Staff You’re Thankful For Them

Show thanks to staff

The holidays are all about looking back at the year that’s ending and preparing for the year that’s about to start. At Thanksgiving, which is most obvious, we say “Thanks” for basically everything.   At Christmas, we gather family and friends to celebrate togetherness. And at New Year’s, we make our resolutions for the coming… Read more »

How to Be a Manager Employees Look up To

Employee manager trust

Management books love to invoke “leadership.” Unfortunately, for most of these, the term represents little more than a buzzword.   There’s a difference between leadership as a TED talk subject and the nitty-gritty day-to-day process of steering a team, with diverse skill levels and varied personalities, to success.   Winning the respect of your employees… Read more »