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Even though businesses come in many shapes and sizes, all businesses are based on interactions between people, and manufacturing businesses are no exception. Effective communication during various interactions can mitigate conflict and support productivity. Good communication can make work more enjoyable and support employee morale. Those at the top of a company have to be… Read more »

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The logistics industry is highly competitive, and the competition for drivers among companies is probably one of the most intense forms of industry competition. Trucking businesses must put significant time and energy into locating driver candidates, hiring them and holding onto their own drivers. There are millions of qualified drivers in the United States, all… Read more »

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Holding on to great employees is essential to the success of any company, especially businesses in the hospitality industry. Unfortunately, keeping employees in the hospitality industry is more difficult than it is in other industries. There are countless hospitality employment opportunities out there and the barriers to switching jobs is very low. As a result,… Read more »

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With the unemployment rate hitting record lows, employers are having a hard time locating skilled workers, and with the economy continuing to chug along, the current talent shortage could be here for the foreseeable future. In addition to the low number of people looking for work, employers desperate for talent are trying to grab it… Read more »

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Hiring is a costly undertaking for organizations that costs significant time and money. Considering that most organizations are reliant on many important employees, it makes sense that worker retention should be a high priority, as a more effective usage of resources is to retain talent as opposed to having to regularly hire new staff members…. Read more »

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You might think you have a solid grasp on who your customers are, but chances are – you don’t know them as well as you think you do. Statistics like average order value and units per transaction might offer you some insight, but these metrics offer an extremely narrow range of information. Also, customer analysis… Read more »

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The unnecessary costs associated with making a bad hire have been well-documented, and making the wrong hiring decision is something every employer tries to avoid. Yet bad hiring decisions happen all the time. Clearly, avoiding a bad hire is a difficult thing to do. Hiring managers need to take deliberate steps to sniff out potential… Read more »

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Born in our backyards through the compassion and commitment of our frontline staff, our Cornerstone Cares program represents the heart and soul of Cornerstone Staffing – a deeply held commitment to providing a positive impact through local acts of giving. We receive personal satisfaction from the deep-seated desire to support causes which make a difference… Read more »

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Safety training is critical in any organization, but efforts to maintain a safe workforce shouldn’t start with training sessions; they should start with a hiring process that focuses on hiring people who will work safely. For one reason or another, some people have better safety track records than others. Maybe they are less likely to… Read more »

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An emergency can strike your warehouse operation at any time and without warning. Given this reality, it is highly irresponsible for warehouse management not to be prepared for emergencies. Emergency preparedness typically doesn’t require massive investments of time and resources. It simply calls for a bit of thought and planning as well as a commitment… Read more »