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Company drug testing is a practical and cost-effective approach to identifying illicit drug use among current staff members or job candidates. Employers looking to prevent on-the-job use of illicit drugs and alcohol can test for use and terminate staff members who test positive. Employers should know that employees with drug abuse issues do have protections… Read more »

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Medical Benefits OPEN ENROLLMENT is happening from May 29-June 28, 2019.   This is your opportunity to add, modify, or drop your benefits without a qualifying life event.   Click here for more information   Best wishes, Cornerstone Human Resources and Essential StaffCare

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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 »