Reduce Turnover through Employee Training

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On average, employee turnover costs businesses approximately 21 percent of the leaving worker’s salary. In the U.S., total turnover rates for all industries is nearly 16 percent according to CompData Surveys – a two percent increase since 2011. One of the reasons for high turnover that many business owners overlook are staffing related – chiefly… Read more »

The Benefits of Knowledge Transfer in the Workplace

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Today, the average age of the U.S. workforce is approximately 42-years-old, but it’s the younger generation – millennials – that are getting ready to the take staffing by storm. In the next five years, workers born between 1982 and 2004 will comprise half the global workforce, making it critical for employment managers to recognize the… Read more »

Alternative Ways to Train Your Employees

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Did you know that companies with engaged workers outperform those without by up to 202 percent? Ensuring your employees are engaged is key to profitability, and with a growing generational shift in the U.S. workforce and a lower than average labor force participation rate, business owners need to break away from traditional training methods to… Read more »

How to Train Your Temporary Employees for Success

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The temporary and contingent workforce can be undesirable to business owners. While these individuals are often necessary to meet increased seasonal demand or aid with special projects, they often lack the motivation and loyalty of full-time employees. As these individuals enter the workplace at an increasing rate, business owners need to know the best methods… Read more »

Mutually Beneficial Training

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Most employers have in mind exactly what they’re looking for when they decide to hire talent for a new position. Traditionally, this meant hiring someone who was already experienced and skilled in the field and whose training needs were generally limited to in-house systems and practices. This ensured maximum output from an employee with limited,… Read more »

How to Stand Out in a Crowd of Applicants

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Feeling like the job hunting process is daunting and exhausting? Do you think you’re getting lost in a sea of applicants? The Federal Reserve’s forecasting the unemployment rate to remain steady at 6.4 percent going into 2015, so there are more job seekers, which can make it more difficult to secure a job. As a… Read more »

How to Prep Candidates for an Interview

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It is our obligation as a staffing franchise to guarantee that all candidates are prepared for all aspects of the interview process. The passion that fuels finding the right candidates for our clients, should be channeled toward finding the ideal workplace for candidates as well. The preparation begins before a candidate is even asked to… Read more »

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Diversify the Employee Training Process

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It’s pretty logical that the bigger the company, the more complex the new employee training program. But that doesn’t mean smaller businesses can’t do an exemplary job when training their new hires. And this concept is something all businesses, small or large, need to think about well before a new hire starts. AtWork Group, a… Read more »

Common Avoidable Workplace Safety Hazards

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Workplace health and safety hazards can be costly (to lives and the bottom line), but the good news is that they are largely preventable if you take the right precautions. AtWork Group, a top U.S. staffing franchise, is offering businesses some ways to avoid workplace health and safety hazards. Common workplace health and safety hazards… Read more »