Peoplelink: The Blog!

  • The High Cost of Cheap Staffing

    February 22, 2011

    The economy may be recovering, but people are still spending cautiously. One area where businesses think they can cut costs is staffing. They may be saving a buck in the short term, but don’t always realize just what that small monetary savings is really going to cost them in the long run. Finding a good recruiter who offers great service

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  • Peoplelink Staffing Solutions News – February/March 2011

    February 16, 2011

    Peoplelink is pleased to share our latest newsletter including useful information on managing workplace violence and bullying and improving safety in the workplace.

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  • Sluggish Economy Calls for Strategic Staff Deployment

    February 10, 2011

    Peoplelink’s Chief Operating Officer, in a recent interview, says that a recession unlike any in the recent past has created a recovery also unlike any other.  “This sluggish, stubborn recovery demands that the ‘same old’ business model is given a major makeover,” Mattern says, “This ‘new normal’ business environment makes it necessary to rethink how human resources are acquired and

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  • Secrets to Successful Self-Promotion: Do the Wrong Thing

    February 9, 2011

    In a tough job market, it’s more important than ever to put yourself forward in the best possible light and stand out in the crowd. One of the easiest ways to do that is to take everything you thought you knew about finding a job — and do the opposite. If everyone else is following the old rules, by creating

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  • Effective Job Descriptions Mean Efficient Hiring

    February 2, 2011

    Imagine you own a terrific beach house with all possible amenities and decide to sell it. Now, imagine that your realtor describes it as follows: Vacation home for sale. 6 rooms. Made of wood, glass and brick. Sure, that ad conveys the very basic facts about the home, but would you want to buy it, or even look at it?

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  • 5 Keys to Empowering Your Employees

    January 12, 2011

    The world’s leading organizations didn’t get there by chance. They are there for a number of reasons: outstanding products or services, amazing innovations, great branding, marketing and sales…the list can really go on and on but at the root of every great company, lie great people. When talented people are empowered, the results can be astounding. So as a manager,

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