Posts Categorized: Employers

7 Easy Ways to Improve Employee Recognition During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But, as one of Hartford’s top staffing firms, we know it can also be the most stressful, making employee recognition more important than ever. You want your employees to feel valued, appreciated and happy to come to work every day. However, it’s particularly crucial during the end-of-year… Read More »

How to Deal with Attendance Issues at Work

Every year, American workers miss over half a billion days in work. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates this can cost companies up to $40 billion in lost productivity and profits. Those are ugly statistics that need to be managed to ensure absenteeism doesn’t hit your company hard, especially during the winter season. So what can… Read More »

5 Quick Tips for Getting More Candidate Referrals

You need to hire. So you hit the ground running, posting jobs, reaching out to your network and getting active on the social media sites. However, the easiest and often most effective way to hire isn’t necessarily from these sources, but rather referrals from your existing team. Not only is this option less expensive, but… Read More »

‘Tis the Season: 5 Tips for Successful Seasonal Hiring

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year…and the busiest if your company is like many in Connecticut. So how can you stay on top of demand, without adding to your annual fixed overhead? The answer’s easy: with seasonal workers. But before you make a move, there are some steps to consider first,… Read More »

Interviewing? Here’s How to Assess Whether a Candidate is Right for You

Many candidates look great on paper and even perform well during interviews. However, this isn’t necessarily an indicator that they’re going to be successful once on the job. So how can you quickly – yet effectively – assess a candidate to ensure they’re the right fit for you? Here are some tips from Stewart Staffing… Read More »

Getting Spooked About Candidates Applying to Your Company?

It’s the time of year for Halloween, pumpkins and fall foliage. However, despite the season, if you’re in the midst of the hiring process, the last thing you want is scary candidates. What can you do to ensure those who apply to your company are top-quality and hard-working? Partner with a staffing company in New… Read More »

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

If you have a slow hiring process, it can impact your ability to recruit quality candidates. That’s because they’ll get scooped up by your competitor before you make your final decision. Not only that, but word of your sluggish hiring will spread and impact your employer brand as a result. The good news is that… Read More »

What to Do When a Top Employee is Suddenly Underperforming

As a leading New England staffing management firm, Stewart Staffing understands that when you have a great employee who is suddenly missing the mark with their performance, it can be a frustrating experience. But before you hit the panic button, take a step back and take stock. Here’s what to do to deal with a typically… Read More »

5 Tips for Recruiting Using LinkedIn

When it comes to LinkedIn, it offers HR and hiring managers a valuable tool for recruiting…but only if you use it effectively. One important part of that comes down to how you communicate with candidates. When you take the right approach, it can be the start of a valuable relationship. The wrong approach, however, can… Read More »

How to Prep Top Staff Members for a Promotion

As a manager, part of your job is to bring out the best in your employees. When you do, they can often get promoted to a position with more responsibility in the company. But when it comes time to help them transition, what can you do to set them up for success? Stewart Staffing, one… Read More »