3 Ways to Make the First Week at Your New Job a Success

Starting a job is exciting and scary at the same time. All those new people to meet, a strange working environment, and lots of things to learn can make your first week a challenging experience. You want to feel comfortable in your new position as soon as possible because you want to dig into those… Read More »

Why You Should Have a Passion Outside of Work

When we want to improve at work, it’s natural to focus on what’s going on at the office. But while industry books, scheduling hacks, and the like are a great way to try and get ahead, science suggests that what we do outside the office can actually have an incredibly large impact on our professional success. A boatload… Read More »

Select Staff Would Like to Thank Our Workforce

It’s that time of year once again when all of us express our gratitude to those who add so much to our lives. We at Select Staff want to take this opportunity to give thanks to our employees. We appreciate everything you do for us, and we are thankful for you every day. You are… Read More »

Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

You have a job interview coming up, and you’re a bit nervous. Well, you’re terrified! Someone is about to pass judgment on what you say, how you look and what you’ve done in the past. If this person determines that you are the right fit for the job, your future will look bright. If not,… Read More »

4 Reasons Why You Should Use a Staffing Firm in Your Job Search

Finding your next job is probably not something you should be tackling on your own. The job-search process can be exhausting and frustrating. Rejections can eat at your self-confidence and your self-image. After a few months of searching, it can feel as if there are simply no jobs out there for you. An experienced staffing… Read More »

7 Skills You Need to Be a Forklift Operator

The best forklift operators make the job look easy because they have developed the skills necessary to do the job efficiently and safely. Training can help you acquire the skills; experience will make you more competent as time goes on. Here is a detailed look at some of the particular skills that are required to… Read More »

4 Tips for Keeping Your Warehouse Employees Safe

With the recent rise in e-commerce, the demand for warehouses has risen proportionately. As these units for inventory get busier, the pressure to move material quickly increases. And whenever work speeds up, the chance of accidents and injuries goes up also. Although companies are turning to robots for more of their warehouse tasks, there will… Read More »

6 Ways to Effectively Manage Employee Turnover

Anyone who owns or manages a business knows one irrefutable truth: high employee turnover is expensive. It has a major impact on a company’s productivity, and it can have a negative influence on morale in the workplace. If you’re having problems with turnover, you have lots of company. Many fine organizations grapple with it, and… Read More »

4 Red Flags to Look for When Interviewing Candidates

You need to hire an individual to fill a vacant position. That sounds simple, but what you’re looking for is the right individual, and that takes some extra work. Picking the best person for the job happens mostly during the interview. During that meeting, you can identify signs and gather evidence indicating the candidate is… Read More »

The Cost of Temporary Staffing vs. Full-Time Employees

It’s a decision that many companies struggle with when it comes time to hire a new employee: Should we go out and hire a full-time permanent employee or utilize a temporary worker? Making the correct decision requires considering two essential factors—the cost of hiring and the time that’s involved. Here’s a breakdown to help you… Read More »