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Maximizing Your Potential: Job Seeker Benefits Of Performance-Based Staffing

Maximize your potential as a job seeker with performance-based staffing. Find the perfect fit for your skills and goals in the manufacturing industry with Certified Source.

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Recruiting For Success: Finding The Right Talent For Manufacturing Operations

Find top talent for your manufacturing operations with our expert staffing tips. Boost productivity with skilled workers – Certified Source can help.

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How Performance Based Staffing Can Help The Manufacturing Industry

Improve your manufacturing team with performance based staffing solutions. Learn how Certified Source can help the industry excel.

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Why Performance Based Staffing Is Important To Job Seekers

Learn why performance-based staffing is crucial for job seekers. Find out how this approach can benefit your job search today!

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Eco-Efficiency In The Workplace: A Performance-Based Approach

Learn how to implement an eco-efficient workplace approach for sustainability and productivity. Discover effective strategies for balancing your business.

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Spring Into Productivity: Embracing Performance-Based Staffing This Season

Maximize productivity this season with performance-based staffing. See how this approach can boost your team’s output.

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Stand Out in Your Interview Follow-Up: Strategies for Success

Stand out after the meeting with our guide on sending a well-crafted follow-up message. Boost your chance of landing your dream job.

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Revitalize Your Team with Performance-Based Staffing

Unlock the potential of your team with our performance-based staffing solutions. Say hello to increased productivity and lower turnover rates! Spring forward now.

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Career Advancement in Manufacturing: Utilizing Staffing Agencies

Discover the key to employee satisfaction and productivity in manufacturing. Learn how to create a positive work environment that exceeds expectations.

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Maximizing Potential: The Impact of a Positive Work Environment on Manufacturing Employee Satisfaction and Productivity

Discover the key to employee satisfaction and productivity in manufacturing. Learn how to create a positive work environment that exceeds expectations.

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How Certified Source’s Direct Hire Strategy Accelerates Your Recruitment Process 

Learn how Certified Source’s direct hire strategy accelerates your recruitment process, ensuring efficient candidate matching and faster hiring.

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Possible Solutions for Injuries and Employee Compliance Issues

Many manufacturers take the precautions to be a step ahead of other industries when it comes to workplace safety. Unfortunately, they must be due to the use of heavy machinery, excessive noise, and hazardous materials. Keeping team members safe at all times should be a priority, not an afterthought. But what role might motivation play in ensuring that your employees are maintaining strict safety standards at all times?

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Possible Solutions for Low Morale

Achieving high employee morale does not always mean that a business needs to crank up its incentive programs or provide higher than average wages. In fact, there are many cost-effective ways to increase motivation sitewide and help teams excel in all required areas. As a team leader, there is a good chance you will play a vital role in employee morale. What are you doing to improve it among your team members actively?

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Possible Solutions for High Non-Employee Performance Costs

To be an effective manager, you must understand both the value and price of your employees. In the manufacturing industry, employee performance can be a huge source of financial losses or gains – making it critical to ensure that team members give their all every time they are on a production line. But what monetary value does an employee need to contribute to ensure that an organization is not losing money because of their non-performance? The most apparent answer is that they need to be producing as much as their benefits and income cost.

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Possible Solutions for High Overtime Hours and Cost

When a manufacturing facility’s productivity drops, it can often lead to extended time requirements to complete projects. As you might imagine, this makes employee costs soar as high overtime hours and higher pay start becoming a standard. But what if you could motivate your employees to complete the required work within designated work periods? With suitable systems in place, and an adequate workforce and training, finishing projects before overtime is necessary might not be as hard as you think. At least not when you are giving employees the attention they need to be successful.

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Possible Solutions for High Administrative Activities

Modern businesses often struggle to develop a company culture that attracts the right talent and ensures that employees remain committed to the goals that are in place. But what happens when the individuals who are supposed to oversee the success of incentive programs are not keeping up with the demands placed on them? Employees can quickly become disenfranchised if they are not motivated like any other job. But what can be done to encourage the motivators and ensure that programs are working as intended?

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Possible Solutions for Low First Pass Yield

Manufacturing organizations are constantly working to navigate disruptions. As the industry rebounds from the global pandemic and its associated labor shortages, production is finally starting to get back to normal. One of the best ways for these organizations to grow is to ensure that their finished product first-pass yield for primary products is calculated correctly. Focusing on motivation may be a great way to increase the first-pass yield to an acceptable range if it is low.

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Possible Solutions for Turnover

In the manufacturing industry, it is incredibly easy for a stellar employee to quickly lose motivation simply because they are completing the same job duties in repetition each day. Since this can quickly lead to turnover, businesses should constantly be implementing counseling, socialization, incentive programs, and recognition programs to ensure motivation remains at an all-time high.

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Possible Solutions for Low Productivity

One of the biggest problems most managers face is keeping their employees motivated and productive. This is even more of a challenge in the manufacturing industry because the workforce is required to do the same monotonous tasks every day to ensure that a specific product is made.

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Possible Solutions for High Turnover

Modern businesses need to be able to focus on targeted recruitment and retention strategies that provide meaningful results. If an organization can retain its valued employees, it can often decrease the need to recruit new ones.

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Possible Solution for Injuries in the Workplace

It isn’t uncommon for employees within certain roles to receive increased compensation based on the danger they face each day in many industrial and manufacturing industries. Often known as “Hazard Pay,” this additional compensation is offered to assist with potential physical discomfort or distress that can occur while on the job.

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Possible Solution for Long Ramp Up

Employees are generally considered one of the most valuable resources that a company can have. Unfortunately, while many businesses have graduated pay plans for their employees, they may be garnering high employee costs unnecessarily.

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Possible Solution for High Employee Cost

When an organization pays an employee more money than they should, it can often create a ripple effect among the employees around them and the organization as a whole. In many instances, this hinders employee development and can eliminate resources that could be used in other areas of the business that need it most. Overpayment is a common problem nationwide that doesn’t get enough attention. However, high employee costs can easily be offset when a wage analysis is completed to determine what fair wages may be – even if employee salaries can’t be decreased.

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Possible Solution for Poor Quality of Employees

It’s no secret that many employers find it hard to increase wages. Between organizational changes, economic conditions, and a laser focus on corporate growth, certain factors make it difficult for an employer to offer highly competitive salaries.

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Possible Solution for Meeting Headcount

When modern businesses expand, wages and other associated benefits are often left behind in the growth process. This, in turn, results in non-competitive wages and high levels of employee turnover that make meeting headcounts even more difficult.

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Possible Solutions for High Employee Cost

Most business leaders try to ensure that their employees are getting a fair wage for their services. When employees fail to meet expectations placed on them, yet annual raises continue to occur, an entry-level or mid-level position may become incredibly lucrative – especially when the employee is paid too much from the start.

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Possible Solutions for Poor Quality of Employees

When employees feel like they are not being paid a fair wage, it can often lead to poor work quality. Not only can low wages have devastating effects on the morale of the company’s workforce as a whole, but it can also lead to feelings of anger, stress and resentment. Finding the right salary range for the type of work being completed through a wage analysis is often one of the best ways to attract top talent and eliminate poor quality employees.

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Possible Solutions for Reducing Turnover

Certain positions in the manufacturing industry tend to have high rates of employee turnover, resulting in a never-ending revolving door of new employees. The impact that this turnover has on a business is abundantly clear as managers and coworkers vent their frustration and productivity levels reach an all-time low.

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Possible Solutions for Meeting Headcount Goals

Manufacturers nationwide, from New York to California, are facing a common problem – meeting headcounts while controlling the cost of labor to meet designated profit and loss (P&L) targets.

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When Should I Hire More Employees?

Knowing the best time to bring on additional employees is often an ongoing struggle for business owners. While getting busy means more profit; it also means that not having enough staff will mean that your current employees have to work even harder.

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Recruiting

Land Your Perfect Job with a Recruiting Specialist

Looking for a new job can be an incredibly stressful experience for most job seekers. Ultimately This leads them to accept a position that is great for right now but does not provide the career path they are looking for.

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How Can You Make Sure You Hire the Right Employee?

If you are a business owner, there is a good chance that you are constantly looking for the best talent possible to add to your existing teams. And while your HR teams may know the best places to post your job listings,

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Certified Source Ranks No. 1074 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 428.74%!

(Tulsa, OK, 8/17/2020) – Inc. Magazine recently revealed its annual Inc. 5000 list to showcase the nation’s fastest-growing companies. Ranking at 1074, Certified Source is honored to be included among the honorees.

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Certified Source Honored in 2020 Inc. 5000 List

Our unique attention to detail and focus on local markets has not only allowed us to create strong bonds with our clients, but it has also established our business as an emerging leader in the professional staffing industry.

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How Can You Make a Temp Employee Permanent?

In the modern job market, it is not uncommon for businesses to take the time needed to ensure a candidate is a right fit for not only the position they are working but that they also fit into the company culture as a whole.

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What Skills Are Required for Entry-Level Front Office Medical Jobs?

As a team of support specialists that are directly interfacing with patients, entry-level, front office medical jobs will often require many administrative tasks that may not be suited the unique skills that each job seeker has; however, many of these skills can be learned in as little as six months of schooling.

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Questions Every Manager Should Ask a New Hire

Onboarding a new hire is often a critical period of any business. The faster a new employee can be assimilated, the sooner they will start being able to make a positive impact on the company’s goals and returning the investment that has been put into them.

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When Should a Business Hire a Staffing Agency?

Business leaders are always looking for ways to improve processes and ensure their business is as efficient as possible. And, although many businesses already outsource their advertising and marketing, they tend to not think of recruiting or hiring new talent in the same way.

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5 Tips to Ace Your Video Interview

As the COVID-10 crisis continues to transform business as usual for many industries, new technology developments have made it possible for businesses to perform “socially distant” interviews by relying on Zoom and other video chat platforms.

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Ways to Start a Pay Raise Discussion

Discussing money in the workplace can be tricky to navigate for both employees and their employers that are responsible for determining the appropriate wages they deserve.

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Job Candidates

How Do Professional Staffing Agencies Find Candidates?

Although many businesses have invested in applicant tracking systems to automate resume storage and find candidates that demonstrate desired skills, these systems are often unable to make a judgment call of which candidates are the best fit for a position.

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How to Give Constructive Feedback to Candidates

Although many employers do not realize it, many candidates are looking for honest feedback after an interview to determine how they could make a better impression in future endeavors if no position is extended.

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5 Questions Recruiters Ask and How to Answer Them

Although COVID-19 resulted in widespread layoffs and a halt to hiring, businesses are finally starting to reopen nationwide and need employees to help facilitate daily requirements.

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Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job

Although it may be tempting to take the first job offer thrown your way, there is a chance that it may not be what you are truly looking for in a career.

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Employee Burnout

Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout

In recent years, the corporate world has seen a major influx of employees who quit or stop performing to their full capacity due to employee burnout. To counter this, many companies have adopted various systems and ideas

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Bouncing Back into the Job Market After a Layoff

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many members of the workforce have faced layoffs as companies struggle to stay afloat. While you are not to blame for the predicament that you are currently facing, it is important to take the steps necessary to bounce back into the job market following a layoff.

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Getting the Most from Remote Workers

Coronavirus has led many employers to adapt wherever possible to allow their workers to work at home. And, though this may have just seemed like a temporary side effect, many industries are not integrating new positions into their company or transitioning previous positions to accommodate remote workers.

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Reasons to Consider Company Culture in Your Job Search

While there are many different things to consider when searching for a job, it is important to also learn more about the potential work environment that you will be a part of if offered a position

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How to Review Resumes

Whether you are a new hiring manager or you have been reviewing resumes for a long time, there is often an art to quickly sifting through potential candidate submissions to see which stick out and which should be passed on.

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Skills to Include on Your Resume

COVID-19 has affected the United States economy greatly and, what was at once a fairly low-competition job market, has now become incredibly competitive.

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