The Do’s and Don’ts of Handling Workplace Conflict

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As a company leader, you have to handle different tasks in order to make sure your workplace functions smoothly, and one of the most challenging responsibilities is conflict resolution. Conflict is unavoidable in any workplace. Regardless of why tensions arise, the issues must be addressed through decisive leadership and mediation. Below are a handful of… Read more »

Managing Holiday Schedules in Your New Jersey Workplace

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Keeping it together during the holiday season is difficult enough as a business leader without the added pressure of managing employee vacation time. If they are not handled correctly, however, holiday vacations may keep a company from delivering to customers and trigger internal strife. Fortunately, holiday scheduling and staffing doesn’t need to be a massive… Read more »

Looking to Promote Internal Employees? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

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A promotion is not only good for staff members, it is also beneficial for the company and its leaders: When a business promotes internally, it supports the morale of all staff members; boosting productivity and ultimately, profitability. Internal promotions also help increase employee retention and serve to groom future leaders. Employees are much more likely… Read more »

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. Receives Three Awards from the San Francisco Business Times

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Cornerstone Ranked on the Following Book of Lists: Largest East Bay Women-Owned Businesses, Largest Bay Area Staffing Firms, and 100 Largest Bay Area Women-Owned Businesses   Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, a national staffing firm that delivers high-quality workforce management solutions, recently received three awards for its revenue and staffing services in the Bay Area business community. Cornerstone… Read more »

Are You Including Your Temporary Employees in Company Culture?

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The nature of a temporary position puts a barrier between these workers and full-time staff, and if your company wants to get the most out of its temporary workforce, it should make every effort to include temporary employees in its company culture. Including temporary employees in the culture makes sense on the most basic level…. Read more »

Employment Commentary for October 2018

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies 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 release describing The Employment Situation.  The next… Read more »

How to Find Passive Candidates for Your Open Jobs in Michigan

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Many Michigan companies are dealing with talent shortages right now, due in large part to record low unemployment rates. But while there may not be a lot of people actively looking for work, passive candidates can be a solution to a company’s labor issues. Passive candidates are people who are currently employed, possibly by your… Read more »

How Can Online Reviews Impact Your Business?

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Online reviews aren’t just for products and restaurants anymore. Websites now give people the chance to review everything from real estate agents to auto repair shops, and even employers. The power of online reviews shouldn’t be ignored. Company leaders must know what is being said about their business online because it can seriously affect the… Read more »

Are Your Employees Aligned With Your Company’s Mission?

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Research shows employers that don’t connect employees with the company’s mission and values aren’t getting the full value out of their staff. Aligning employees with a meaningful company mission can provide additional drive for staff members; because when individuals find real purpose in the work, they are more driven to achieve. When employees take ownership… Read more »

3 Tips to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season in Your Call Center

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With the cold and flu season normally running from November to April, the time is now for employers to prepare their staff members and minimize the risk to their health. As employers found out during the H1N1 flu pandemic of 2009, it’s crucial to get ready for the greater risk of illness. The Centers for… Read more »