Recognizing Good Employees… On a Budget

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The number one reason for high turnover? Employees not feeling appreciated. You can quickly lose your most qualified workers by neglecting them. Staff members need a sense of purpose when they clock in each day, and it’s your responsibility to provide that. Job Store Staffing is a growing local family-owned Colorado business, so our staff… Read more »

The Major Drawback of Employee Referrals

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If you want to attract talent, one popular strategy is to ask your employees to recommend professionals, and provide an incentive. Whether it’s a cash bonus or a prize, your staff will take advantage of the offer and bring in their connections. The goal of an employee referral program is to fill roles and retain… Read more »

How to Re-Motivate Your Team

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Whether it’s a summer slump or an overworked staff, a leader can always tell when the team needs a boost. Even if you have top talent, it can be easy for employees to feel tired or uninspired. Are you feeling let down by a staff that can’t keep up? Worried that the deadline is going… Read more »

Stay Focused During Your Job Hunt

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We’ve all been there: You read over pages and pages of job listings, seeking the right position. You finally select one that fits, create a cover letter and enter your information. And repeat. Hunting for jobs is time-consuming, tedious and can be downright exhausting. But to get the job you’re seeking, you need to rise… Read more »

Four Things to Remember When Hiring Seasonal Workers This Summer

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Summer means sunshine, ice cream, outdoor activities, and seasonal staffing! Effective leaders know how to manage time to ensure all responsibilities are met, even when summer fun is just outside your doors. To the best in the business, summer means hiring temporary staff for the season. Whether you are accommodating for staff members taking vacation… Read more »

Build Your Team Morale When Things Get Tough

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You walk into your office in the morning and start to pick up on the telltale signs – low energy, general complaints, and snarky comments. You’re the office leader, and you’re perceptive: morale is low. Whether the company is experiencing difficult clients, high turnover, or toxic relationships, your responsibility is to turn the tide. You… Read more »

How the Best Leaders Prioritize

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Each day at work, it’s essential to get yourself organized. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with projects and emails, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Tackling each day effectively can be difficult when you’re stuck in meetings that are less than productive, or you’re getting brought into phone calls or email chains. You… Read more »

Why The Best Managers Encourage Their Employees’ Leadership Skills

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Working with a team can be a blessing: They’re around for ideas and support when you need it. Innovation can come from any member on the staff, so a good leader knows to stay attentive to employee contributions. However, you need your workers to know that the support is mutual. How can you cultivate a corporate… Read more »

Can You Really Use Social Media as a Resume Boost?

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In an ever-evolving marketplace, technology and creative fields are changing the way the service industry works. Many different career paths include more and more innovation and networking opportunities. But can social media be a practical tool to propel your career forward? The short answer: It depends. Read on to learn how your experience may be… Read more »