Best Practices: Prepare for Holiday Staffing Needs

With winter on its way, you know to prepare for changes in weather. While you’re preparing for winter, don’t forget to prepare for your holiday staffing needs. Increased customer demand in many industries is typical during the holiday season. Many of your employees will be traveling to celebrate the holidays with family and friends, leaving… Read more »

When is the Right Time to Look for Candidates?

Filling your organization’s staffing vacancies with the right kind of candidates can be a challenge, especially in fields where competition is fierce and star candidates are snatched up quickly. And these are just the routine vacancies — add in seasonal staffing shortages, and finding great candidates can be even more frustrating. You may be contributing… Read more »

Five Simple Ways to Boost Productivity in the Workplace

Everyone wants to boost productivity — knowing where to begin is the hard part. The good news is, improving productivity doesn’t need to be expensive or time consuming. Here are five simple ways you can boost your employees’ productivity starting today: Email Smarter Believe it or not, email is one of the biggest productivity killers… Read more »

Secrets to Success: The Key to Writing an Administrative Assistant Cover Letter

You know you’d make a great administrative assistant, but you’re having trouble getting your foot in the door with prospective employers. The key may be in the often-overlooked cover letter you’re submitting with your resume. The secret to success when it comes to writing a cover letter is to think of it as an advertisement… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Hiring Temporary Employees

Some positions and corporate situations pose special challenges to hiring managers. If you’re finding it difficult to hire great candidates for high turnover positions, have corporate situations such as hiring freezes or short-term staffing needs, or are overwhelmed when it comes to selecting the best candidates for your open positions,  it’s time to consider hiring… Read more »

Five Ways to Enhance Your Relationship With Your Staffing Firm

You rely on your staffing firm for your organization’s most important asset: your employees. So it only stands to reason that you want your relationship with the staffing experts you trust to be a good one. If you want to stand out as a star to your staffing firm, here are five ways to really… Read more »