Soft skills to look for in industrial-based candidates

When looking for your next job, you must be qualified to even be considered. But beyond the right skills and experience, you can set yourself ahead of others applying for the same job. This will make you an even more attractive hiring choice. How? By considering your “soft skills.” These are skills that may not… Read more »

HR Tips: Dealing with Workplace Romances

Your employees spend a lot of time together each week! They’re around coworkers more than family and friends. All this togetherness can sometimes lead to dating and relationships (and possibly even marriage). But with relationships come many strings—what happens if the couple breaks up? What happens if one person is a manager, or gets promoted?… Read more »

Help Your Team Create SMART Goals in 2020

Working with a staffing firm during peak production

A new year means a fresh slate, and it’s tradition to plan out resolutions for healthy changes. For some, it’s to lose a few pounds, exercise more or eat a little healthier. For others, it’s time to go full speed ahead towards career goals. As an employer, you can work with your employees to take… Read more »

Head into 2020 with job descriptions candidates will actually apply to!

Looking to hire more staff in 2020? One of your first steps is also one of the easiest: crafting compelling job descriptions. If you can catch the eye of top talent and get them to read more, you’re one step closer to getting them onboard with your company. It’s easy with these four tips from one of… Read more »

Eliminating Workplace Stereotypes: Are tattoos still taboo?

As Bob Dylan once predicted: “the times, they are a changin’.” And this is still true as each generation pushes different boundaries than the ones before. Right now, it’s become very popular—and quite common—for working-age people to have at least one tattoo. But even though our society is becoming more accepting of body modification, does this mean employers… Read more »

Subtle Management Tweaks with Massive Return

Motivated employees will work hard and stay loyal to your company. So any pains you can take to create a work environment that supports and inspires your workers is well worth the effort. Good news that some things you can do to provide encouragement are easy—and you can get started right now! Five Easy Ways… Read more »

Three Ways to Ruin a Good Employee Referral Program

Looking for new employees? One effective way to source new talent is through an employee referral program. You’ll gain access to the “hidden” job market within your walls—by tapping into the networks of your current employees. Avoid these employee referral pitfalls Once you’ve got your employee referral program up and running, you want to take… Read more »

How to chat with a coworker who consistently seems frustrated and unmotivated

How to chat with a unmotivated employee

Follow these four tips from a leading provider of jobs in Gallatin, TN for tips to help you get along with negative coworkers  Negative coworkers throw their vibes into the atmosphere and can dampen the spirits of everyone around them. In every workplace, it’s essential to know how to work with all different kinds of people, even those… Read more »

Struggling to find top talent? Your Employee Referral Program might need some updating!

Employee Referral Program

Talent is out there, but sometimes it takes effort to find them. One way to uncover great employees is to let them come to you—through an employee referral program. If you currently have one that could use some sprucing, or if you’ve never had one, now’s the time to make changes! Employee referrals are a smart way to… Read more »

Does Your Work Environment Promote Productivity or Laziness?

Does Your Work Environment Promote Productivity or Laziness

The sights and sounds that surround employees influence how productive they are during a workday. The work environment is made up of structural surroundings, but also people, and has a lot to do with the tone or mood created by that setting. An environment that’s conducive to getting work done is key—it can’t be too stifling or too distracting,… Read more »