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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 »

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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 »

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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »