Tag: Ardmore Staffing Services

How to Build a Strong Corporate Culture in a Small Business

October 21st, 2016

Over the past several years, the small business boom has really taken off. While the small business umbrella covers companies of all shapes and sizes in different industries with unique niches, one common ground all successful small businesses share is embracing a strong corporate culture within their smaller business walls. If you are a small… Read more »

8 Surefire Signs You Need Outside Recruiting Help

July 15th, 2016

Your employees are the backbone of your company’s morale, output and bottom line. As vital as it is to the strength of your business, many employers simply do not have the time or resources to focus on recruiting while simultaneously overseeing day-to-day business. If you are on the fence about seeking outside recruiting help to… Read more »

When it’s Hard to Hire Talent, Retention is More Important than Ever

February 12th, 2016

Often, it takes work to locate the best of the best in your industry. And once you find them and bring them on board, you’ll want to keep them there. Employee retention is one of the most important things to conquer in a competitive job market—especially in Oklahoma and Texas, where top talent are flying… Read more »

What Does Your Online “Professional” Brand Say About You?

November 30th, 2015

Companies aren’t the only ones who focus on branding. Smart job candidates also realize that the best way to communicate their value to potential employers is to build an employment “brand” of their own.

How to Use a Culture Video to Attract Top Talent

November 9th, 2015

Your best employees don’t just have top-notch skills and a keen understanding of the business – they also fit well into your company’s culture. To find tomorrow’s stars, you’ll need to attract candidates who have both the skills and the cultural fit that your current A-players possess. In today’s media-saturated world, catching the eye of… Read more »

5 Ways to Boost Your on the Job Soft Skills

September 25th, 2015

Your on-the-job skills can often be sorted into two categories. One category contains the specific skill set you need to carry out the tasks in this job – skills like coding, data entry, inserting an IV, or operating a forklift. The other category contains skills you need to carry out any job well – skills… Read more »

Strategies for Earning Respect From the Boss on the Job

August 28th, 2015

Earning your boss’s respect pays off. When your boss trusts that you do good work, you are more likely to receive tasks that you enjoy and can handle competently. You’re also more likely to be put in leadership positions among the team or even asked to step in temporarily if your boss needs to leave… Read more »

Advice for Choosing Between Two Great Candidates

June 9th, 2015

You’ve combed through the resumes, held the interviews, and narrowed down the field to just two candidates. Now it’s time to make an offer – but the candidates are equally qualified and each one offers a great “fit” for your team.  How do you choose? Choosing between two outstanding candidates is an enviable position, but… Read more »

How to Conduct an Audit of Your Policies

April 16th, 2015

As one of Ardmore, Oklahoma’s top staffing firms, 1st Staffing Group, knows that for most managers, the word “audit” strikes fear into their hearts. But when it comes to HR and employment policy audits, they actually offer a host of important benefits – including the ability to identify and rectify problems before compliance officers come… Read more »

How to Make the Most Out of Your Short Term Employment

November 12th, 2014

Temp work offers flexibility, the chance to learn new skills, and an opportunity to broaden your professional network.  The amount of time you have to make an impression during a temporary job varies, however.  In some positions, you may have several months or a year; in others, you may have only a few short weeks.… Read more »



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