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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 »

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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 »

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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… Read more »

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In the middle of all the tension, excitement and hard work of the holiday season, the last thing you want to be worried about is not having enough personnel to pull all of it off. A strong, well-informed and well-trained labor force will help maintain continuity and may also provide you with an advantage over… Read more »

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Most companies realize their long-term competitiveness is based in their people, but not enough businesses think critically about how to decrease employee turnover. We’ve all experienced the pain of a great worker leaving, the cultural challenge connected with the departure of a favorite co-worker, or even just the uncomfortable gap that is left behind by… Read more »

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Smartphones are a part of everyday life, both on the personal and professional side of life. While there are people who stay away from these new technologies, many business leaders and early adopters leverage new tech solutions that enhance their productivity and make their workplace safer. If you’re a fan of mobile tech and want… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies Overview On Friday September 7Th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering August of 2018. The report was copacetic, with a balance of metrics that give comfort to those that… Read more »

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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 »

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Every business manager wants the same thing: A team with good morale that’s motivated to do great things day after day. While we are all accountable for our own thoughts and attitudes, too often, the conditions set by workplace supervisors lead to unhappy and uninspired employees. As a leader, it’s crucial to identify how you… Read more »

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Some hiring managers check an applicant’s references after the in-person interview, just to confirm information the candidate has given them. Other hiring managers check references right off the top, thinking it is a good way to spot red flags and more efficiently eliminate candidates from the hiring process. Regardless of when in the process you… Read more »