Make OSHA Trainings With Your Staff a Part of Your Quarterly Plans. Here’s How!

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Committing to workplace safety training is a smart investment. Employers with effective safety training programs reap the benefits of fewer workplace injuries, higher worker morale and lower insurance premiums. Through quarterly safety trainings, your staff members can keep safety and health hazards top of mind and get updates on safety-related issues. Regular safety training also… Read more »

Your Warehouse Employees Should Be CPR and First Aid Certified…Here’s Why!

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Despite an abundance of caution, medical emergencies can happen when least expected. Having the ability to give first aid and CPR isn’t just for quickly responding to a heart attack, but also for people who are bleeding, having trouble breathing and other medical emergencies. For this reason, it’s critical that warehouse employees take CPR and… Read more »

How Can Fatigued Employees Impact Your Warehouse?

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Fatigue is commonly used to describe a range of conditions, but is typically known as feeling tired, exhausted or sleepy due to sleep deficiency, overwork or prolonged periods of stress. Mundane or repetitive tasks can feed into feelings of fatigue. With safety being especially important in warehouses and other workplaces that involve heavy machinery and… Read more »

2019 Labor Market Speculations

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  Steven Drexel, Cornerstone Staffing Solutions president and CEO, shares his 2019 labor observations following the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation on Jan. 4. As an economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, Drexel is regularly asked to participate in monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of labor… Read more »

Considering Partnering With a Staffing Agency in 2019? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Locating the proper talent, whether for temporary or long-term needs, is not a simple undertaking. While there are numerous resources accessible to help organizations source and hire talent, recruitment agencies are still critical to the strategies of many companies. Whether you are regularly hiring for different jobs or trying to find specialized talent, there is… 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 »

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 »

Completing Reference Checks…The Right Way!

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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 »

How to Spot a Toxic Employee in the Workplace

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  By: Julie Nelson Although finding and holding on to top employees is crucial, eliminating toxic ones is even more integral. Toxic employees can appear to be great team members, but are actually undermining company operations, sometimes by participating in unethical or illegal behavior. Clearly, the issues associated with these employees outweigh the benefits. Sadly,… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Workplace

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By: Melissa Clark An organized and mess-free office is more than just good for appearances: It can actually support clear thinking and higher productivity among staff members. There’s no better time than spring to take care of housekeeping issues your company has been putting off all winter. Spring cleaning around the workplace should mean more… Read more »