Staffing Articles

Read staffing articles to help you manage your business as well as your employees efficiently and easily.

What Is Temp To Hire?

Companies and businesses have unique staffing needs. They hire a temporary agency for a variety of reasons including assisting in large workloads or projects, covering for an employee during a planned or unplanned absence and helping during the busy season.

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Why Use A Staffing Agency?

Many businesses in the United States are using temporary workers to help augment their full-time team. In fact, 42% of employers had planned to hire temporary workers in 2014, up 40% from 2013.

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How to Engage Contingent Workers

A contingent worker is someone who works for an organization on a non-permanent basis, also known as a temporary employee. A contingent worker can be a substantial asset for a company. However, they are the most difficult to keep engaged due to the lack of permanency their position holds.

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The Evolution of Recruitment & Hiring

The times have changed and so have the recruitment strategies. You may remember the days where you applied for a job from a newspaper ad. How many people do you know that still receive a daily newspaper and actually read it?

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The Benefits of Hiring Overqualified Candidates

It is common for hiring managers to overlook applicants who seem "overqualified". Overqualified candidates are viewed as a risk, or a candidate that will not become a long term employee. Although hiring is a risky task in itself, overqualified candidates should not be ignored.

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Managing Temp Workers

The temporary workforce is growing rapidly and can be a great resource for any business. A temporary employee is seen as an extension of your business, so it is important that they are managed properly to stay legally compliant and work within a business’s long term goals.

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Maximizing on Employee Strengths

Imagine only doing things you were not so great at in life. Imagine never focusing on what you are naturally good at. What would that result be? A well-rounded individual who is just mediocre at everything they do. You cannot and should not try to be equally good at everything you do.

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Human Resource Services

The human resources department could be the busiest group in a company. They are responsible for a number of different tasks including overseeing employee payroll and benefits, managing legal compliance, maintaining files and records for the company, hiring new employments and developing the new employees.

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Why Risk Management Is Critical For Hiring

Risk management is a decision making process that identifies risks of an investment and the most appropriate action to take based on those risks. Not practicing risk management can be detrimental to a company's finances.

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How To Prepare Your Staff for a Temporary Employee

Hiring a temporary employee can present challenges as it is an adjustment for everyone. It is important that the temp feels welcomed and included on the team. However, some employees may feel uncomfortable or even threatened by a newcomer.

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Women In Leadership Means More Profit For Companies

Did you know that public companies in the top quartile for gender diversity are more likely to have financial returns above national medians? Gender diversity creates opportunity for a variety of skills including recruitment, viewpoints, decision making and customer relationships.

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5 Benefits of Treating Employees Well

It’s no secret that treating someone well and being treated well makes you feel good. People spend too much time at their job to not enjoy it. Many companies are starting to evolve into a versatile work environment.

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Why Companies Are Discontinuing the Performance Ratings Scale

The times have changed and so have the way we need to approach an employee evaluation. There has been a lot of research around this topic and many differing opinions. This article is going to discuss the reasons why performance ratings are no longer working, and what you can do instead.

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