What Happens When You Look An Applicant In The Eye?

  Hard data, concrete evidence, and real, quantifiable results generally motivate people to make the economic decisions they make on a daily basis. But all of us, to some degree or another, are driven by our feelings. Even and especially in an area where rational thought should normally rule the day, we often find ourselves… Read more »

Attract Temp Workers with These Incentive Programs

With the need for skilled manufacturing workers on the rise, companies need to be creative to attract the right temp and seasonal employees to their businesses. Temporary workers may be looking for short term projects but they may also use temp work to bridge the gap between employment. The right incentives can help you attract… Read more »

Why You Are Losing Top Talent!

Wading through dozens if not hundreds of applications for just one position can be daunting. When you need to add a new member to your team you need to spend hours focusing on candidate background and matching them to your needs. There are a lot of things that contribute to not finding a good candidate… Read more »

Manufacturers Looking to Hire in 2014

In late 2013 industry analysts believed that manufacturing would experience growth in the following year. As this has proven to be true so far, many companies are still concerned about where to find qualified candidates for their open positions. In light of the skills gap and the need for more advanced technology training, how are… Read more »

How to Attract Talent for Hard to Fill Positions

As a business owner or manager you understand that manufacturing isn’t just made up of unskilled general labor employees. Many of the positions you fill are very demanding and require a specialized skill set and experience. So how do you attract talent for these hard to fill positions? Here are a few tips that can… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask a Temp Worker Before Hiring

Sometimes short term assignments require more preparation on the part of the employer than long term opportunities. Short term employees have access to vital production information and their ability to perform and reliability are intensely important. Before you make your next temporary hiring decision, there are a few things you should know. Here are 4… Read more »

Four Critical Questions to Ask at Every Interview

  With the list of ‘questions we aren’t supposed to ask’ seemingly getting longer by the minute, these days it’s getting tougher and tougher for people who hire other people to conduct even the most rudimentary of job interviews. HR professionals and hiring managers have their work cut out for them, to be sure, but… Read more »

How to Choose the Best Temp Agency

So, you’re interested in working with a staffing service that can help you with your next hiring need. That is great, now there are just a few more things you need to figure out. How do you know which company to contact? Who can provide you with the best quality employees at the most reasonable… Read more »

What are 3 Benefits to Hiring Temps?

There are many ways a company can work with a temporary employee. You may bring them on for a special project or you may consider them for your next permanent hire. You can work with your local staffing service to determine the right solution for you. Even if you have never considered working with a… Read more »

3 Ways to Onboard Your Temps

So often companies bring on temporary workers and expect them to “hit the ground running.” While a professional should have a shorter learning curve than someone at an entry level, it is still important to provide some onboarding to your temporary workforce. Here are three ways you can get your temps started successfully. Communicate with… Read more »