Three strategies to revisit for continued success

Congratulations on your staffing agency’s success. You’ve beaten the odds, and now you lead a large and still-growing firm. You’ve attracted a roster of valuable clients and top talent and have found a staffing agency funding source that eliminates cash flow stress. Take pride in all that you and your people have accomplished. You’ve earned […]

Nurturing a Liquid Paper kind of company culture

Yes, it really was a harried typist who invented Liquid Paper as a quicker and neater way of correcting typing errors. Her name was Harriet Nesmith Graham, and she led the secretarial pool at Texas Bank and Trust. And because reality is often more fascinating than fiction, she was the mother of future Monkee Michael […]

10 types of employees you need to fire immediately

Hire slowly and fire quickly is a well-known business maxim. But when your agency is facing a talent shortage, it’s easy to fall into the reverse pattern, filling positions quickly and, worse, letting bad hires linger too long in your organization.   While it may seem harmless, keeping one bad apple can quickly have a […]

Creative ways to motivate employees and improve productivity

There’s no denying the power of a salary bump, bonus or increased 401(k) match to motivate employees. Money talks. And there is certainly value in showing employees, in transparent, financial terms, that you appreciate their efforts.   At the same time, there has been growing employer backlash against the belief that money is the best […]

Staffing Firm Focuses on Positive Employee Attitude

Coradix President Tony Carmanico knows positive employees produce positive results. In a recent Ottawa Business Journal article, the leader of the Canadian information management and technology staffing firm says ensuring a balance between the quality of his employees’ work and having a positive, motivated staff is a core value of the company. “My own personal philosophy of building […]