Playing Music During the Workday: Yes or No?

Music is great when you’re cooking in the kitchen at home or when you’re driving to work. But is it really appropriate in the workplace? After all, you want to limit distractions and keep productivity at its peak. Can music get in the way of that? The simple answer is that it depends. However, you… Read More »

Answering The “How Would You Describe Your Work Ethic” Question

Today’s employers want more than just people with strong skills. They want hard workers, those they know they can rely on. But, when a potential employer asks you about your work ethic, how do you respond? After all, you want to give an authentic answer, one that paints you in a positive light. To help… Read More »

First Impressions Matter: Attracting Candidates with Effective Job Postings

You create a job description, post an opening, and get flooded with resumes from unqualified candidates. What can you do to stop this frustrating cycle? It’s easier when you have an effective job posting in place. This will not only serve as an important tool during the hiring process, but it will help you to… Read More »

How to Navigate Discussions on Extending Your Assignment

You just landed a new temporary assignment and found out that you love it. You’d like to extend it or even transition it into a full-time position. The question is: how do you do that? Here are some steps to take: Become an asset to the team. If you want to get hired on a… Read More »

Three Tips to Put Your Hiring Process on the Fast Track

When it comes to hiring, you want to make a measured decision. However, if the process is too slow, it’s going to impact the caliber of candidates you’re able to hire. If top talent has to wait too long for you to make a final choice, they’ll simply move onto other opportunities with your competitors.… Read More »

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Tips for Improving Work Collaboration

The ability to collaborate is an important skill in the workplace. Not only does it benefit you, but your employer, too. For instance, teams that work well together are more innovative and creative when it comes to solving problems. This leads to more satisfied customers, positively impacting the company bottom line. There’s also higher morale,… Read More »

3 Tips to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Workplace

When it comes to the workplace, small injures can cost you big time. It’s because these are common in many workplaces, as well as certain industries, like skilled trades, and can lead to expensive workers’ compensation claims. Typing or clicking on a mouse, for instance, might seem innocuous. And yet, performing this movement again and… Read More »

Your Daily Checklist for Properly Maintaining Personal Protective Equipment

Staying safe on the job involves more than simply having the right PPE to protect you. It’s also critical that you properly maintain it. Otherwise, it will fall into disrepair and won’t work as well, potentially putting you in harm’s way in the process. To ensure that doesn’t happen to you, here are some steps… Read More »

What Motivates Workers and Supervisors to Work Safely?

When it comes to the workplace, safety is key. If your staff isn’t focused on it, then accidents and injuries will happen. These not only impact productivity and morale, but cut into your bottom line, too. In fact, according to OSHA, it’s been estimated that U.S. employers pay almost $1 billion per week for direct… Read More »

Five Tips to Identify Workplace Hazards

It’s unfortunate, but true: Many workplace accidents are preventable. That’s why it’s so important to conduct regular checks, looking for existing or emerging hazards and then working to correct them – before someone gets hurt. Some of the most common ones include: Physical: Those that involve trips, slips and falls, as well as dangerous noise… Read More »

Set the Bar: Tips for Helping Your Employees Find Success at Work

Managing a team of people? Make sure you’re setting clear and individualized goals for each and every one. When they know what you expect from them and when, they’re not only more likely to get the job done, but they’re more engaged and motivated along the way. It’s a win-win. The question is, how do you… Read More »

Where Can You Find Opportunities to Go Above & Beyond at Work?

Want to prove your worth in the office? You can’t simply sit back and wait for the right opportunity to come your way. Instead, you need to be proactive. Here are 4 steps to take to set yourself up for more career success, so you can get ahead at work: Step #1: Collect and implement… Read More »

What You Can Do to Invest in Your Employees’ Growth

How satisfied are your employees on the job? If they’re like many, the answer might surprise you. In fact, according to a recent Gallup poll, 85% of workers are unhappy at work. This can cause all kinds of issues in the office, including those with morale, productivity and turnover. The good news is that there… Read More »

April Showers Bring May Flowers: Advocate for Yourself to Grow Your Career!

In April, Future Force published a post about how a career plan can help you achieve your professional goals. One important aspect of planning that we’re digging into today is with self-promotion. While many people are uncomfortable with the concept, it’s actually a critical component of your career success. After all, if you don’t advocate… Read More »

How Does a Vendor-on-Premise Guide Your Team to Success?

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Have you heard of a vendor-on-premise (VOP) and had questions about what it entails or how it can benefit your team? A VOP relationship simply exists when you have a large volume of temporary workers and use a representative from one of Miami’s top temporary hiring agencies to manage them on-site. This type of relationship offers… Read More »