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‘Ghosting’ is a trend that can come back to haunt you

I often say that your career is like marriage: Job searching is dating, starting a new job is like a honeymoon and then you have ups and downs throughout. We are even seeing the dating behavior “ghosting” in the job-searching process. “Ghosting” is defined as the act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone. This is done in hopes that the ghostee will just “get the hint” and leave the subject alone, as opposed to the subject simply telling them he/she is no longer interested. Almost half (41%) of job seekers believe it’s “reasonable” to ghost a company, according to a recent survey by Clutch, a business-to-business ratings and reviews company. And almost one in 10 (9%) said that it’s “acceptable” […]

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10 Reasons Why Employees Quit

In May of 2017 more than 3.2 million Americans quit their jobs. This was the most Americans to quit in one month since 2001. Employee turnover is costly to employers and disrupts productivity and process flow. We have put together a comprehensive whitepaper citing the top 10 reasons employees quit and what you as an employer can do to increase employee engagement and productivity. Complete the the form Below for a FREE INSTANT DOWNLOAD!  

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Announcing SharpLink’s Temporary Worker of the Year

SharpLink Staffing is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Temporary Worker of the Year contest as Link Fortson! Link began working with SharpLink as a temporary associate in May 2016 and worked on two different assignments during his tenure. He accepted a full-time position in March 2017 with one of SharpLink’s customers. He was nominated by John at Elray who writes, “Link has been a great employee, learning many skills, and multiple work centers in our machine shop environment, making himself a valuable asset to the company. His attendance has been excellent, despite going through a couple surgical procedures, even working odd and extra hours to make up for lost time during treatments. Link is a good citizen and […]

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National Staffing Employee Week

Staffing Employee Week

SharpLink Staffing Celebrates National Staffing Employee Week because, on any given day, SharpLink helps connect talented workers to the best job opportunities across NJ. We know just how hard our Associates work and how much time they spend in the workplace. That’s why we want to make sure they have the right position at the right company, as well as the resources to realize their career goals. During National Staffing Employee Week – and every week – we wish our Associates abundant success. Organizations big and small work with staffing companies to find skilled contract and temporary workers to fill positions in a myriad of fields and sectors. National Staffing Employee Week was established by the American Staffing Association to honor the millions of […]

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Contest Announced!

SharpLink Staffing is celebrating National Staffing Week by launching our 1st annual “Temporary Worker of the Year” contest. The program honors a current or former SharpLink Staffing placed employee who is a standout in their career and throughout their company in each of our divisions; Admin/HR/Accounting, Industrial, IT, and Legal. These are some of the benefits of winning: Recognition via a news release, social media and website. $100 gift certificate to favorite restaurant Eligibility Requirements To qualify for nomination, the employee must have been staffed through SharpLink Staffing in past year. SharpLink must be able to disclose the name of the client company where the employee works. The employee must understand that he or she will serve as a “face” […]

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5 Reasons Why Temporary Workers Quit

In accordance to a survey conducted in April 2017 by the Staffing Industry Association, 31% temporary workers have admitted to quitting a job early.  While there can be many reasons why temporary employees quit, the top reason is that they were offered a better job.  Miscommunication of job responsibilities and interpersonal issues within the organization are also common reasons. Here are the top disclosed reasons and to improve temporary turnover, work with a staffing agency, like SharpLink who understands and will guide you on these issues. Work environment. Lack of training or supervision to the temperament of the colleagues, supervisors or immediate superiors plays a major role of a temporary worker to call quits. This includes everything from lack of training […]

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5 Benefits of Temporary Staffing Companies

Most businesses are not aware of the benefits of leveraging the services of a staffing company. Maybe you have a vague recollection of working with a temp at some point in your career but are unaware of how staffing company actually works or how they can actually help a company with their resourcing needs. There are many advantages of using a staffing agency including work force flexibility, better access to top talent, less administrative work, and a better engaged workforce. Here are 5 reasons companies benefit in working with a staffing agency like SharpLink Staffing 1) Gauge the fit before you commit – Reduce expensive employee turnover costs by allowing SharpLink to find the ideal employee for each position. See how […]

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Safety isn’t Temporary! Workplace safety and temp workers.

Be June is National Safety Month, and it’s an ideal time to explore various ways clients can collaborate with their staffing agency to create a safe and healthy workplace. When it comes to workplace safety, what role should the staffing agency play? It varies from client to client, but let’s look at a few ways staffing agencies can work with host employers to protect their workers. 1) Provide general safety training for staff and workers.  Workplace safety is a shared responsibility and OSHA recommends that staffing agencies implement general training. By law, temporary workers should be treated like any other worker in terms of training and safety at the customer site. 2) Verify that clients are promoting and providing a safe […]

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Q1 Audit: Is Your 2017 Staffing on Track?

It’s March. Are your 2017 staffing plans on track? If your business runs like many, the strategic staffing plan you so carefully outlined in the closing days of 2016 may now find itself at the bottom of a stack of papers on your desk. It may have slipped your mind as you tackled the day-to-day challenge of keeping your business growing and your team motivated. But the end of the first quarter is a great time to check in. Ask the following questions: Where did we plan to be by now? Review your staffing plan. Where did you plan to be by the end of the first quarter of 2016? How well have you met those goals? Note where you achieved what’s […]

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Never Worked With a Staffing Firm? Here’s a Quick-Start Guide

Why use a staffing agency? Wouldn’t it be cheaper to do it ourselves?  If you haven’t worked with a staffing firm in the past, you could be missing out!  From recommending top candidates to offering advice on controlling staffing costs, your recruiter can be your best ally in improving recruiting, retention, and productivity outcomes in the coming year. If your 2016 resolutions include “improve our hiring!”, here’s where to start: Choose a firm that knows your local industry and the staff you need. Generalist staffing firms boast large pools of candidates, but the size of the pool can make it difficult for your recruiter to pinpoint the individual you need. Instead, choose a staffing firm that works in your local […]

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