5 Tips to Combat Employee Complacency

Motivated and energetic employees push companies to succeed and excel. So, what if your team is doing exactly what they’re asked and nothing more? Use these tips to combat employee complacency and bring enthusiasm back to the workplace.  Provide Purpose Wouldn’t it be great to wake up excited to go to work because you are doing remarkable things?… Read More »

5 Positives to Working the Weekend Shift

Although many people believe a Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 job is ideal, reality can be quite different. What if you end up working the weekend shift? Don’t worry. This less traditional schedule has many advantages too.   Days Off During the Week   Your exact schedule will depend on your company and your industry. Some… Read More »

Proper Layout for a Professional Email

If you are working in an office or a clerical role, you’ll need to write emails. And, you’ll want those messages to send a good impression. Follow these tips to keep your correspondence top notch.   Know Your Audience   Business emails usually fall into two categories: formal and informal. You don’t want to sound overly official… Read More »

The Biggest Mistake Employees Make When Having A Bad Day At the Office

We’ve all had one of those days. Everything seems to be going wrong, everyone is annoying you, and all you want to do is VENT. But did you know losing your cool at the office is a big mistake?    Why Venting Is a Poor Idea You Feel Worse   Sounds ridiculous, after all, at a… Read More »

First Impressions Count: Wear This to Your Next Manufacturing Interview

You just landed an interview for a manufacturing position. That’s great. Now, what should you wear? Business formal seems over the top, but you don’t want to look too casual either.  Although a suit usually is go-to interview attire for both men and women, blue-collar jobs are a bit different. In most cases, you can… Read More »

3 Positive Effects An Organized Office Space Will Have On Your Brain

If your workspace is a disaster, you might think you’re in good company. After all, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs all had messy desks.   But did you know? Multiple studies show a clean and organized space can be beneficial for your brain. Here are three positive results of keeping things tidy.  Increase Productivity A messy desk can make you less efficient. This probably sounds… Read More »

Summer Safety: 5 Tips to Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather

When those sizzling summer temperatures hit, it’s important to keep cool and stay hydrated. But how can you make sure you are drinking enough water? Use these five tips to keep yourself safe and healthy. Know How Much Water You Need to Drink You’ve probably heard the classic 8×8 rule. Drink eight 8-ounce glasses (1/2… Read More »

Need More Employees in the Busy Summer Months? You Can Trust United Talent to Help!

Summer is a wonderful time of year! But your company is busier than usual, and another employee just asked for a week off. What should you do? Can you afford to run short-staffed? Don’t worry. You can get the work done and have vacation time too. What’s the secret? Call a staffing service!   Add… Read More »

How to Spot Burnout With Your Employees (And How to Help)

Burnout is a special kind of job-related stress. And, although there is no official medical diagnosis, most managers understand the damage burnout can do to both individuals and organizations. How can your company recognize the symptoms and stop burnout in its tracks? The Signs of Burnout Changes in Behavior Your workers have unique personalities and,… Read More »

Make Sure you’re Truly Listening to your Quietest Employees

Does your organization have some employees who are shy, introverted or simply quiet? Most do. However, to create and maintain a productive environment, you need everyone to contribute. The Top Benefits of Listening to Quiet Employees Make the Most of Your Entire Workforce What if one of your quietest employees recognizes a major flaw in… Read More »