Getting Employees to Set Personal Goals

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Are there companies you admire, businesses you would like to emulate? If so, chances are these successful enterprises have an ethos of goal setting and achieving among employees at all levels. Here are some tips to help you get all of your employees to set personal work goals: You may have to require that all… Read more »

To Stay or To Go: Questions to Ask When Considering a New Opportunity

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When considering a new job opportunity, there are obviously many things to look at.  Salary may generally be uppermost in people’s minds when looking at a new job, but there are many other important factors to examine as well.  These factors are all key to determining that all-important fit between job candidate and employer. 1)… Read more »

How to Keep Your Younger Top Performers From Leaving

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If your top young talent doesn’t stay with  your company for more than a few years and you’d like to keep the brains, creativity, work ethic and chutzpah these young top guns have brought to your business, here are some tips to help you do so. Watch your rules. Too many corporations have too many… Read more »

Reduce Resume Overload: Using a Staffing Service to Help Screen Candidates

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Is this your situation? Job seekers desperate for work — any type of work — apply willy nilly to just about any job opening you have, whether they are qualified for a position or not. Are you receiving hundreds of resumes for a handful of positions? Are you wondering how you’re going to cull through… Read more »

The Value of High-Level Contract Staff

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When you think of temporary employees, don’t forget about high-level professionals such as accountants, human resources directors, managers, computer network administrators, engineers, even doctors. Winston Resources can provide companies with these types of professionals, and more. More and more companies are finding that bringing on high-level professionals, even executives, to their sites for short- or… Read more »

The Benefits of Temp-to-Hire Staffing for Employers

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Has this ever happened to you: You interview someone who just shines. She has the exact skills and experience you seek. Her delightful personality happily infects her future colleagues as they interview her as part of the selection process. Her references gush. Her former employer tells you to tell her he wants her back! So… Read more »

What is Temp-to-Hire and Why You Should Consider It

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If your Winston Resources staffing consultant contacts you about a temp-to-hire position, this is good news. It means if you take the assignment and do well in it, the employer may decide to hire you onto its own payroll. A temp-to-hire assignment is really the best of both worlds. You can “try out” a company… Read more »

Grooming Your Company’s Next-Generation Leaders

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Let’s say your company is doing well. Demand for your products and services is steady. Your employees are engaged, and routinely go the extra mile and morale is high. Your business’ leadership is on the ball, all are healthy and have made it clear they intend to stay around until retirement, which is at least… Read more »

Why Outsourcing Your Payroll Processing Makes Sense

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In these lean times, many people wear many hats at work. The HR generalist serves as a recruiter. The media relations manager serves as the internal communication specialist. The bookkeeper does double duty as the payroll specialist. Even in lean times, perhaps especially in lean times, it may be fiscally wise to outsource some of… Read more »

Tough Interview Questions

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You’re in the middle of an interview for an amazing job.  Things are going great. You look outstanding; you sound confident; you’re nailing every question. Then the interviewer asks you: “If you were a car, what kind of car would you be?” Your heart starts racing. Your mind goes blank. You begin to sweat. What… Read more »