Talking to Your Boss About Overtime

Working overtime can be a challenge for many people today. However, if you’re one of the few who wants more hours, how can you ask your boss? Below are some tips to keep in mind: Set up a private meeting. This isn’t the kind of conversation you want to have over the water cooler. Instead,… Read More »

Keeping Your Employees Comfortable in the Fall

With autumn almost officially here, you might be ramping up productivity. Before you do, make sure your employees have what they need to thrive. When they’re happy and comfortable, it’s more likely they’ll be successful on the job. This is a win for you as they perform at their best, impacting your customers and the… Read More »

6 Tips to Help a Burned Out Employee

Employee burnout has been a problem for years. But it’s escalated dramatically over the last few months due to higher stress and pressure at work and in life. As a result, more and more employees are feeling depleted, exhausted, and just plain unmotivated. While this is easy to understand, you still need them to work… Read More »

Why On-the-Job Training is Important

Getting the most from your employees requires more than just hiring good people. You need to be continually training them to ensure they’re up-to-date with the latest skills, information, and abilities. While this certainly takes an investment of time, money, and other resources, the return on it is dramatic, including with the following benefits: It… Read More »

How Do You Answer: May I Contact Your Present Employer for a Reference?

There are many questions that are common during a job interview. One, in particular, can be tricky to answer: “Can we contact your current employer for a reference?” What do you say, and how can it impact the impression you’re making? Future Force, one of the area’s leading office staffing agencies, has the answers you… Read More »

Question Time: What Are You Passionate About?

Before the interview process, you’re probably preparing for questions related to past work duties and accomplishments. But are you ready to talk about what you’re passionate about? If not, don’t hope this doesn’t get asked and wing it if it does. Instead, prepare for the question ahead of time, so you can ace the answer… Read More »