Getting Ahead: How to Prepare Your Workplace for an Active Shooter Situation

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Active shooter incidents have unfortunately become somewhat of a norm in recent years. The FBI offers some startling statistics citing that 220 incidents occurred between 2000 and 2016 that resulted in a total of 1,486 casualties, including individuals killed and wounded. Even worse, nearly half (43.2 percent) occurred inside businesses. Here’s how to prepare your… Read more »

Great Bosses Keep Employees Longer – 4 Tips to Build an Awesome Relationship

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According to a recent report by Gallup, “One in two US adults has left their job to get away from their manager to improve their overall life at some point in their career.” This makes poor relationships with bosses one of the main reasons for employees leaving. Being a great boss and building solid relationships… Read more »

Exciting Candidates Come From Exciting Job Descriptions

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Writing a great job description is somewhat of an art. If you expect to land exciting candidates with the knowledge and skills you’re looking for, you need to write an exciting job description that covers all the angles. Here are some tips to help you with this process. Make Your Company Sound Exciting You really… Read more »

Does Texting Job Candidates Lead to a Better Candidate Experience?

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The recruiting strategies your company uses heavily impact the caliber of talent you ultimately hire. And with fierce competition in many industries, it’s important to stay ahead of the pack. One of the newer trends is texting job candidates. But is this something that’s viable for your company? Consider Different Generational Preferences As you might… Read more »

Retention- Keeping your Best People

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Employee retention can have impactful consequences on a workplace, and affects everything from morale and culture to productivity and profitability. It’s easy to see why maintaining high employee retention is such a big deal for employers. In fact, a recent study by Future Workplace and Kronos found, “87 percent of employers cite improving retention as… Read more »

Will Facebook Jobs Become a Legitimate Recruitment Tool?

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Facebook is the world’s most widely used social media platform by a considerable margin. As of Q3 2017, it had 2.07 billion active users and still continues to see steady growth. On top of this, there’s a massive level of engagement. In fact, the average global user spends 20+ minutes on Facebook each day, and… Read more »

Three Best Tips Axiom Staffing Shared With Clients in 2017

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Recruiting and hiring are no easy tasks. There are a lot of factors involved with finding the right employees and ensuring they fit with your company culture. Throughout 2017, we have covered numerous topics to give employers an edge. Here are some of the best tips and highlights from our top posts. 1. Temp-to-Hire Requires… Read more »

Is the Boomerang Employee Right for Your Opening?

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Here’s the scenario. A former employee is asking to be rehired and wants to fill a vacant job opening. While rehiring “boomerang employees” was generally frowned upon in the past, it has become more acceptable in recent years (especially in a job market featuring minimal qualified applicants.) In fact, a national HR study found that… Read more »

Up-to-Date Safety Training Increases Employee Retention

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Workplace safety is extremely important, and employers are responsible to reduce safety threats for their staff. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, “There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2015.” Roughly three full-time employees out of every 100 will deal with an injury or illness during… Read more »

Onsite Management Increases Worker Productivity

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Regardless of the size and scope of a project, having managers on-site is generally considered to be best practices. This allows them to closely monitor the behavior of staff members, track their progress and ultimately increase overall worker productivity. Let’s now discuss some particular ways that onsite management improves your company’s bottom line. Easier Tracking/Billing… Read more »