Tag: Workplace

The 4 Steps to Building an Effective Job Search

by placers on September 29, 2017 in Workforce


In Delaware (as with anywhere) finding a new job is a test of patience and fortitude, even if you use an employment agency. Very few aspects of job hunting are fun or enjoyable, so you have to prepare yourself if you want to have success. With four basic steps, you can build a plan for […]

5 Trends that Could Disrupt Workforce Planning in 2017

by placers on December 6, 2016 in Workforce


Talent Acquisition and HR teams are faced with numerous challenges. Planning agility and workforce insight are more important than ever to business performance. With planning, so many moving pieces and unanticipated changes must still be addressed as a business grows. Toward that end, here are five significant changes that will affect hiring, HR strategy, and workforce development into the next […]

5 Staffing Industry Myths Debunked

by wpengine on September 23, 2014 in Workforce


Employers and job seekers alike sometimes shy away from using staffing agencies based off pre-conceived notions and false information. Using a staffing company to find your next job or to hire your next employee can be a rewarding experience that saves both time and money. We gathered up five of the most common myths about […]

Stress Less in The Workplace

by wpengine on September 16, 2014 in Culture


Stress is a common occurrence in any workplace regardless of occupation, salary, or environment. If handled poorly (or not handled at all) stress can negatively impact both the employee and the business. Signs of stress include an array of problems such as: headache, apathy, anxiety, fatigue, stomach problems, lack of concentration, and trouble sleeping. According […]

The Almighty Referral: It’s All About Who You Know

by wpengine on September 9, 2014 in Workforce


It’s no surprise that many companies offer compensation for employee referrals when they account for nearly half of new hires (even at a 4% application rate). According to Jobvite, 67% of employers and recruiters said the recruiting process was shorter, and 51% said it was less to expensive to recruit via referrals. Sales positions are the […]

Should You Let Your Employees Work from Home?

by wpengine on September 2, 2014 in Culture, Workforce


Last year, when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer proclaimed that employees would no longer be able to work from home, the great debate began of whether or not remote employees help or hinder business productivity. Many employers started questioning what their employees were really doing at home and if it was ultimately costing their business money. […]

7 Traits of a Disengaged Employee

by wpengine on August 19, 2014 in Workforce


According to Dale Carnegie Training, 29% of the workforce is engaged, 45% are not engaged, and 26% are actively disengaged. Although it’s easy to spot the employees that are actively disengaged, those teetering on the lightly disengaged side might be “checked out” without their leaders even knowing. Disengagement hinders productivity and has the ability to […]