The Benefits of Contract Staffing

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  In the post-COVID era, it has become increasingly hard to fill staff vacancies. Some workers have retired early, some have left the workforce, some have taken the opportunity to change career paths, and others have spread across the  globe. This has left owners and managers scrambling to fill empty job slots while also trying… read more

Benefits of Retained Search Recruiting

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  Retained search recruiting is one method of recruiting that many companies choose to adopt. When compared to other methods such as contingent recruitment, it tends to take more time but produces more suitable candidates for businesses to consider. Retained search recruiting vs. contingent recruiting Essentially, retained search recruiting involves a business paying a retainer… read more

Guide to Improving Sleep as a Remote Worker

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Written by Slumber Yard Team Last Updated: June 23, 2021 Coronavirus has had a devastating effect on the American labor force, cutting jobs without prejudice and leaving entire families jobless overnight. In its January 2021 report, the Congressional Research Service wrote, “The unemployment rate peaked at an unprecedented level, not seen since data collection started in… read more

Office Feng Shui for Optimized Productivity

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-by Geraldine Orentas from Happy Writers, Co. in partnership with Faxage online faxing services.   Most offices don’t have a very welcoming space. With the rise of work from home, Feng-Shui and wellness-focused practices are increasing in popularity. Feng Shui is a Chinese practice where you focus on your energy, or chi, to improve overall… read more

Four Tips to Writing Better HR Emails (for More Effective Communication)

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– by Jessica Fender Jessica Fender is an HR specialist with a long history of consulting, both with organizations and job seekers.   Despite instant messaging and remote management platforms being popular communication channels, email is still a dominant choice for many HR professionals. According to HubSpot, over 4 billion people use emails daily, with… read more

Employee Empowerment is Key to Work Culture

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– By Sarah Philips via Indeed As we think about the future of work and take action toward changing it for the better, employee empowerment is an important factor to consider. Empowering workers by allowing them to make autonomous decisions and provide input can help create a high-performing team of confident, creative individuals who make… read more

Unexpected Skills Great Employees Have

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     All companies want great employees. Without them, a business isn’t likely to achieve its productivity,… read more

Quick! Do you Know your Company’s Values?

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At some point during their evolution, companies go through the values exercise. The founder may decide to write them down. Or the company’s values could be the subject of a whiteboard exercise by the leadership team at an off-site. Or employees may be surveyed for their input. There is no “right” way to do the… read more

How Workplace Safety Impacts Hiring and Recruitment

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.       2020 proved just how quickly the nature of hiring and recruitment can change. For… read more