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  By: Bruce Bastoky When given properly, feedback can be an extremely valuable tool in helping your team achieve its goals. Feedback can correct bad behaviors, yes, but it can also inspire, form stronger bonds and even motivate employees. The best feedback, research shows, is optimistic and honest. A recent Gallup poll found 67 percent… Read more »

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  By: Bobbi Escobar Productivity during the workday starts the second you wake up in the morning and ends the second you fall asleep at night. If you want to be a more effective leader, you should be looking at the entire day to optimize your productivity, starting with your morning routine. With a few… Read more »

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By: Robert Lawrence   While American workers tend to be some of the most productive workers in the world, there’s always room for improvement! Rewarding good behavior and coaching employees away from bad behaviors are effective ways to boost productivity, but they’re also narrow, short-term productivity solutions. In order to boost productivity long-term across a… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   “January 2018 was a solid month, reassuring in that it eliminated any anxiety that may have been caused by December’s below trend performance.  The unemployment rate remained constant for the fourth consecutive month at 4.1 percent suggesting that the tight labor… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation.  The next release revealing January’s… Read more »

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  Job seekers often try to gain insight into a company through its social media presence.  Social media is a wonderful insight into a company’s culture and compliments a firm’s website and other traditional marketing. “Job seekers should see if the message on their website matches the interaction on their LinkedIn page,” suggests Nicole Supple,… Read more »

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  Cornerstone maintains a deeply held commitment of providing a positive impact in the communities we’re so proud to be a part of.  This commitment shines brightly in our Michigan market.  Year after year, the associates at our location in Davison, Michigan, choose to support worthy causes in the area in lieu of an office… Read more »

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Pleasanton, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018)  —  Cornerstone Staffing Solutions has finalized the purchase of Illinois-based Arlington Resources, Inc. (“Arlington”). Arlington Resources will continue to operate under its current brand name and will become a division of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions.   Arlington is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois with staff in Chicago.  The company provides Human… Read more »

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Pleasanton, Calif. (January 2, 2018) — Drew Meisenheimer joined Cornerstone Staffing Solutions (www.cornerstone-staffing.com) as national director of sales where he will be accountable for the performance of the sales and marketing teams. He started in this role in November 2017.   Meisenheimer is known for designing staffing strategies that create positive experiences for his clients…. Read more »

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  Many career experts say you are best positioned to look for a new job while you are working because people who have a job already appear more desirable by nature. With that said, job hunting while you are currently employed can be challenging. You need to avoid tipping off your current employer while not… Read more »