Are You Empowering Your Staff? You Should Be!

  Empowerment focuses on openly sharing information and power with employees. It is giving your team the opportunity to make decisions and solve problems without having to wait for direction from management. If employees are provided with the skills, resources, opportunity, motivation and authority to act, they will be more likely to contribute in meaningful… Read More »

Why You Should Encourage Employees to Use Their Vacation Days

  It is estimated that employees in the United States typically fail to take approximately 429 million paid vacation days on a yearly basis. Sometimes, employees hesitate to spend time away because they are concerned what will happen in their absence. They may fear the office will fall behind (or apart) without them there, or… Read More »

The Biggest Mistake Your LinkedIn Profile is Making

  A LinkedIn profile has become almost as important as your resume. It provides you with a central point from which to network and can catch the eyes of recruiters. But certain mistakes on your LinkedIn profile can move you from the top candidate position into the rejection pile. To make sure that your profile is… Read More »

5 Ways to Prove You’re Ready for a Warehouse Promotion

  Sometimes you just know that you are ready for a promotion.  But the decision isn’t just up to you.  You have to make sure your supervisor, manager, and other powers that be feel the same way.  So, how do you go about proving that you are up to a new challenge?  Consider these five… Read More »

It’s a Candidate Market – Speed Up Your Hiring Process to Hire the Best Ones!

  Hiring processes have lengthened over time.  Many businesses have expanded their requirements to include more than a simple interview.  Some have introduced group interviews, candidate presentations, multiple interview rounds, skills testing, and various skills or personality tests.  As of 2015, the length of the average interview process was estimated at over 22 days. If… Read More »

Follow These Tips to Set Temp Employees Up For Success

  When your business could benefit from an extra person on a short-term basis, bring in temp employees may be the ideal solution.  In order to ensure that the person brought in has the highest chance to succeed, consider the following tips are part of your hiring plan. Clearly State the Job Requirements The first… Read More »

Will you help us Race for the Cure, in memory of Lisa Greene?

  Our team is comprised of co-workers, family, and friends of Lisa Greene. We decided to participate in the race last year after Lisa was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 2014. To our surprise, Lisa agreed (she never sought the spotlight) and she was looking forward to being involved because it was… Read More »

No Time for Clerical Job Hunting? Use These Tips!

  For those working long hours, finding the time to look for a new office position can be a daunting task.  Whether you are working as a general office clerk or providing support to an executive, working in a high-pressure, low-paying position can take its toll. The increased stress, sleepless nights, overtime hours compiled on… Read More »

You Could Be Blowing Your Interview Before You Meet the Interviewer!

  If you think your interview doesn’t begin assessing until the interviewer enters the room, you are sorely mistaken.  The moment you walk in the door, you are being assessed, and mistakes you make now can cost you a job offer, even if the interview itself goes well. In order to give yourself the highest… Read More »