Springborn Staffing insights

News

7 Tips For Making A Temporary Job Permanent

Often, organizations contract with temporary employees to fill a position as a way to “try before they buy.” Here’s how to get them to buy – that is, offer you a permanent position with their company. 1. Select Your Target… Read more »

As The Economy Improves, Will Job Satisfaction Decrease?

After years of layoffs, downsizing and cost cutting, the economy is showing signs of recovery. But companies that assume their employees who weathered the storm are there to stay may be in for an unpleasant surprise. Recent surveys have shown… Read more »

Checklist for Managing Your Performance Assessment Process

A performance assessment, also known as an employee evaluation, is a formal, written document summarizing an employee’s job performance for the current assessment period and setting goals for the next assessment period. It is meant to promote and enhance ongoing,… Read more »

Reduce Turnover in Younger Employees

The youngest generation in the modern workforce – Generation Y, Gen Next, The Millennials – have a tough reputation to live down before they’ve even started. People think of them as slackers, lazy, entitled kids who know nothing about job… Read more »

Add Job Value for Employees with Personal Development Coaching

Hiring a personal development coach for your employees may seem outrageous, but research has shown that it can help both employees and employers achieve better satisfaction and higher revenue. One study found that more than 60% of employees who were… Read more »

How Can a Staffing Agency Help You Avoid the Unemployment Trap?

Sad but true, the EEOC was recently forced to hold a public hearing because of a disturbing trend: certain companies nationwide had been excluding unemployed applicants when hiring. Their ads specifically stated that they would only consider employed job candidates.… Read more »

5 Things HR Professionals Love About Staffing Agencies

While some HR professionals still have a wary relationship with staffing agencies, savvy HR managers know that professional, experienced agencies can be a terrific resource when used correctly. 1. They save you money by saving you time. Finding and attracting… Read more »

How You Can Turn Rejection Into a Positive

Nobody likes to be the sender of bad news, particularly during hard times. These days, with a greater number of candidates vying for fewer openings in your company, you may find yourself having to say “No” more often.  Applying a bit of… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Profile Helping or Hindering Your Job Search?

Social media sites, such as LinkedIn or Facebook, are powerful tools for a job seeker. You can use social media to leverage your network as you search for your next position: Let people know what you are looking for, and… Read more »

Know Your Contractors, Reduce Your Risk

Many companies are faced with a need to hire more employees without the certainty of continued necessity. Some hire independent contractors and some hire through temporary or staffing agencies, believing that this will provide all of the benefits without all… Read more »