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Substance abuse remains one of the most serious issues facing U.S. businesses. Contrary to popular belief, most Americans who struggle with substance abuse hold down a job. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), more than 70 percent of those 18 and older who binge drink and/or use illicit drugs in… Read more »

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If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete.  Here are some tips to take your… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we strive to keep our employees safe by reducing risk in their work environment. Through training, consistent communication and site studies, we work with our employees to maintain excellent safety practices. Checking workplace safety throughout the day is an easy way to keep your working environment safe. Following safety protocols are in… Read more »

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It’s a manager’s worst nightmare. Your top-performing employee asks to talk with you, and after exchanging a few pleasantries, she lets the news drop: “I’m putting in my two-weeks notice.” That’s when your mind fills with questions. How did this happen? Is this my fault? Who else is leaving? Is there anything we could have… Read more »

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Essential Personnel, Inc. is proud to announce the recent acquisition of StaffCo Employment Services in Columbus, NE; Norfolk, NE and Fremont, NE. Adding StaffCo to the Essential Personnel brand will bring recruiting expertise, expansion of our service area, and diversification to Essential Personnel. With the addition of StaffCo, there are a total of 27 employees… 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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If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete. Here are some tips to take your… 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. We also offer expertise in management, temporary workers for companies who need workers from a day or two to a whole season, temp-to-hire workers that companies can “test”… Read more »