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Don’t Forget Human Resources In Your QBR Agenda

It’s QBR season, or maybe it was a week or so ago for your company. QBR is short for Quarterly Business Review. Don’t forget human resources in your QBR agenda. Often, executive leadership teams use the QBR to focus the company’s attention on the sales pipeline to ensure that the financial goals set at the… Read more »

10 Questions To Ask In Diagnosing Temporary Employee Turnover

When you experience it, spend some time diagnosing temporary employee turnover. A revolving door is not good for business. Employees come and go, and that’s to be expected, but the rate for temporary employee turnover should mimic your normal full time employee turnover. The root cause may be internal, it may be external, it may… Read more »

Employer Responsibility, OSHA and Temporary Employees

A recent article on the US Department of Labor website under OSHA states: “…OSHA recommends that the temporary staffing agency and the host employer set out their respective responsibilities for compliance with applicable OSHA standards…” Temporary staffing inside your company is more and more visible as regulations around employer responsibility, OSHA and temporary employees become… Read more »

Temporary Employees Are Part Of Your Organization, Too

There are a number of reasons to choose to implement a temporary employee staffing program to help meet corporate operational and fiscal goals. The most successful implementations happen when temporary employees are part of your organization, too. The success of such programs comes in the implementation phase. The key success factors we observe at most… Read more »

8 Reasons This Is The Number 1 Skill For Temporary Employee

I’ve seen lists like this before, and usually they are focused on a job skill that puts employees in one job or another. After pondering this for quite some time, there truly does appear to be one universal skill that every temporary employee must develop and tune in order to maximize their career potential, short… Read more »

3 Ways Temporary Staffing Can Be Your New Career Direction

The news on talk radio the other day shared a story that temporary staffing is a sector growing at a greater rate than any other sector in the job market. Presently in the US, the sector employs close to 3 million temporary workers in a diverse range of industries from manufacturing to healthcare. In a… Read more »

Human Resources Managers Are Heroes When Driving Business Results

The best mindset of any manager is to identify opportunities to have an effect on the ability of organizations they manage to drive business results. The connection between organizational functions and business results is easy to see for operations, product line, marketing, sales and other familiar functional managers. When it come to human resources managers, the… Read more »

Always Submit Truthful Job Applications – The Consequences Are Harsh

A staffing company calls you. They have found your resume on one of the local job boards and you fit a job they have to fill ASAP. It’s your dream job, and may turn into the kind of long-term temporary assignment that gives your life stability. Always submit truthful job applications, or the consequences are… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Part 2

Last Friday, we wrote about preparing for your staffing interview.  Today, let’s look at the why behind all those steps to temporary staffing interview preparation. In all interviews – the experience is not about you (the candidate), it is about your potential employer and what you can do for them. Whether it is temporary staffing,… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Interview Preparation – Take It Serious

Temporary staffing interview preparation? Take it serious. More and more, clients of temporary staffing agencies are requiring an interview before accepting a temporary employee. Many assignments don’t require temporary staffing firms to coordinate an interview. However, the trend is shifting toward an interview before a new temporary employee can be assigned to a client. There are a number of… Read more »