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Top Hiring Secrets (Your Competition Doesn’t Want You to Know)

September 8th, 2017

The growth and success of your business lies heavily on the shoulders of your employees. To ensure a profitable business with a positive and motivating working environment, it is vital you hire the best employees for the job. With fierce competition rising, make sure you know the ins and outs of today’s most promising job… Read more »

“They Said What?!?” – Combatting Pettiness in the Workplace

June 14th, 2017

Pettiness in the workplace can make for an annoying and sometimes uncomfortable environment. Unfortunately, it’s also unavoidable, at least to a certain degree. The good news is even when you are faced with workplace pettiness, you can minimize the impact it has on you by combatting it with these few simple tips: Pay attention to… Read more »

How to Give Constructive Criticism

November 18th, 2016

Effectively delivering constructive criticism to employees is a challenging but necessary task that many managers find to be a struggle. The ultimate goal of constructive criticism is to motivate while still maintaining employee morale and confidence. Momentum lies in the way the constructive criticism is delivered, so next time you need to provide your employees… Read more »

4 Signs Your Staffing Process is Stale (and How to Fix It)

June 10th, 2016

As all great employers and business owners know, recruiting, vetting and hiring the best candidates for a job is a time-intensive process. After narrowing down the pool of candidates, selecting the best fit for the position, and finally making an offer only to be turned down leaves many employers wondering, “What went wrong?” If this… Read more »

What Are Some Strategic Staffing Trends to Adopt in 2016?

January 8th, 2016

Are you interested in expanding your business in 2016 – and boosting your bottom line in the process? As one of the leading staffing services firms in Texas, 1st Staffing Group knows it’s important to be aware of certain staffing trends that could significantly impact your ability to take on new initiatives and meet your… Read more »

Managing Employee Engagement Through Company Changes

December 7th, 2015

Change can be good – even necessary. As companies grow, change is an essential part of sustaining that growth and developing the organization and its employees. However, change can also pose challenges. Nearly everyone responds to change initially with caution, if not outright distrust. When managers understand the phases of grappling with change, they are… Read more »

Help Prevent Falls in Industrial Work Settings

November 23rd, 2015

Slip and fall accidents have become a stock comedy trope, often involving banana peels. But a slip, trip, or fall in the workplace is no joke. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most industry accidents are slip and fall accidents. They’re second only to car accidents in causing accidental deaths, and they account for… Read more »

How to Keep Employees Safe When Operating Company Vehicles and Machinery

October 23rd, 2015

Many companies need employees to drive in order to carry out day-to-day business. When your staff is in charge of operating a company vehicle or machinery such as a forklift, safety must be their top priority. Here are some ways to help employees stay safe and keep others safe as well:

Should You Use Behavioral Testing?

September 4th, 2015

As a leading staffing firm, 1st Staffing Group knows that behavioral testing can be quite useful for many companies. The data derived from tests can help employers hone in on the best-fit hire. However, there are downsides to testing, as well. For instance, some experts say that testing can cause companies to pigeonhole employees. So,… Read more »

5 Steps of Conducting a Phone Interview

February 13th, 2015

The phone interview offers a quick, low-cost option for screening potential candidates. While phone interviews shouldn’t be used to replace in-person, in-depth interviewing, they can be a valuable way to examine a first round of candidates and choose the handful of “top” applicants about whom managers want to know more. To prepare for a productive… Read more »

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