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In this edition of HR Insights, Nicole Keltgen discusses the connection of employee productivity with their financial wellness. Professional life and personal life are two separate domains, but what happens in one can strongly affect the other. For example, stress in someone’s personal life can have a negative influence on his or her work life. This… Read more »

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Most employees spend as much time with their co-workers as they do with their families. And while vigilant HR pros might bristle at the notion of “work friends” because of the potential for gossip, and favoritism, cubicle camaraderie can be awfully good for morale—and, it turns out, the bottom line. Two-thirds of employees report that… Read more »

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Do you find that you are having a difficult time hiring people with industry experience? In a tight labor market it can be advantageous to seek workers with a transferable skill set who are currently working in a different industry. This is not to suggest to lower your hiring standards, but to open your search… Read more »

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Have you ever wondered if working for a staffing agency would be the right career path for you? We work with clients in a variety of industries, seeking employees at different levels; from entry level to senior executive, we can help! Here are some insightful statistics provided by the American Staffing Association: The staffing, recruiting,… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we provide services for our clients that include recruitment and selection of employees for companies who don’t have the time to interview and hire, expertise in management, temporary workers for companies who need workers from a day or two to a whole seasonal, temp-to-hire workers that companies can “test” while they maintain… Read more »

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Finding the monetary value and benefit, when using a service, is generally the top priority for a company’s leadership team.   Within the staffing industry, there can be false concepts related to the cost of a staffing service vs. hiring without a service.  Essential Personnel values educating companies on the cost-per-hire and return on investment while… Read more »

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Many companies fill workforce voids by utilizing seasonal or temporary hires during their busy season. While seasonal work may not be a good fit for everyone, this type of work can be a great tool to get your career back on track, or start a new career. Some of the benefits of accepting seasonal work… Read more »

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Whether you’re just starting a business or experiencing rapid growth, one of the challenges you will face is finding qualified employees. One way to relieve some of the hiring burden is to implement the services of a staffing agency. Agencies can assist you whether you are seeking permanent workers or must fill a short-term employment need…. Read more »

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A company relies on employees to be contributing to a profitable bottom line.  While some employees will have a significant impact, others may be smaller, or at least less noticeable, but all of them are important.  Recruitment and employee retention can benefit a company, providing an edge if done properly and strategically.  Here are some… Read more »