Blog posts within the category "For HR Professionals"

Daylight Savings Time!

Did you know? There is a huge difference between the “society clock” and the “biological clock” we all work from. Be alert! Studies have found that accidents increase after the clocks fall back an hour to standard time. According to various safety resources including the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), changes in waking time coupled with the earlier onset of darkness due to seasons changing throws off our internal clocks. This...

Doherty Staffing Solutions Honors Contributions of Temporary, Contract Employees to Our Economy

ASA Staffing Employee Week 2020 Doherty
National Staffing Employee Week is September 14–20, 2020. Doherty Staffing Solutions proudly joins staffing agencies from across the nation in celebrating National Staffing Employee Week, September 14–20, 2020. Established by the American Staffing Association, this commemorative week honors the millions of temporary and contract employees working for U.S. staffing agencies each week. In Minnesota alone, 340,000 temporary and contract employees work in the staffing and recruiting industry every week. These positions are across industry sectors and professions, and the...

11 General Workplace Safety Tips

General Workplace Safety Tips Doherty
At Doherty, our entire business revolves around people and relationships...and nothing is more important than the safety of our employees. Doherty’s primary objective is to ensure the health and safety of our contingent workforce. With this focus, we’ve highlighted 11 best practices for fostering a safe work environment in any industry. Read these great tips in the Safety Spotlight of the Discover Doherty eMagazine. Complete the form below to download your FREE copy of Discover Doherty today! This issue includes the full article...

There's Nothing Soft About Soft Skills

Soft Skills in Today's Workforce
There’s a lot of buzz about soft skills these days and a growing awareness that these personality traits, habits, and behaviors are key to professional success. It might seem that soft skills in the workplace such as emotional intelligence, creativity and flexibility wouldn't matter as much in an era of non-stop technological innovation. On the contrary, they're more important than ever. These are uniquely human capabilities that can't be replaced or automated; they're like our superpowers! Often misunderstood, it's important to clarify what is meant by the term "...

Attracting the Best Talent with Your Job Postings

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In today’s job market, there is fierce competition for attracting top talent to your company. The demand for talent is often greater than the amount of active job seekers for many industries, creating a large number of roles and noise for candidates to sort through. In our Discover Doherty – our latest e-publication featuring hiring insights, workforce trends and more – we highlight four key areas to focus on while crafting your job descriptions. These four tips will help you cut through the noise and attract top talent to your open positions. Ready to let your job postings do the...

ASA Staffing Success Story | Who Staffing Employees Really Are

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They’re temporary workers. They’re contractors. They’re Millennials. They’re retirees. They’re teachers. They’re nurses. They drive forklifts. They practice law. The nation’s staffing employees – the more than three million individuals employed by U.S. staffing companies each week – are as diverse as the industry itself. New survey findings about these workers deliver valuable business intelligence staffing companies can use to their competitive advantage. Our eMagazine, Discover Doherty¸ highlights the American Staffing Association data collected from more than 8,200 staffing...

Insourcing vs. Outsourcing | Choosing the Best Recruitment Strategy for Your Business

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Both Hiring Avenues for Your Business Determining your hiring approach is a complex, multi-faceted decision for many businesses. Balancing the daily tasks involved in the recruiting and onboarding process on top of other human resources responsibilities can be difficult. Depending on the hiring needs of your business, it may be time to consider outsourcing your recruiting efforts. However, there are benefits and drawbacks to both processes; so how can you determine the best strategy for your company? In the first issue of our eMagazine, Discover Doherty...

Discover Doherty eMagazine Now Available

Discover Doherty eMagazine from Doherty's Employment Experts
Doherty's exclusive eMagazine provides industry insights, workforce trends, talent tactics and business strategies for your workforce. In addition to valuable content penned by Doherty's own Employment Experts, our initial issue also includes contributed articles from industry leaders including the American Staffing Association, Indeed and Great Recruiters. For access to the entire 20-page resource, simply click the button below and request a direct link where you can enjoy the full edition of our online eMagazine, and an option to download a PDF copy to print and enjoy! ...

Top Benefits of Partnering with a Payrolling Services Provider

Payrolling Employer of Record Doherty Top Benefits
How does payrolling (or Employer of Record) work? When payrolling occurs as part of a workforce management strategy, a company’s external (contingent/contract) workers are placed onto the payroll of a trusted business partner to handle their compensation, benefits and onboarding. The biggest difference between this version of payrolling and the more frequently referenced one is the employer of record component. Here’s how this strategic version of payrolling works… As a company, you know who you want working for your business and have already identified them as key assets for specific...

Doherty Launches Online Expert Connection

Doherty Expert Connection Talent Showcase
New Website Showcases Top Candidates Available Doherty has been connecting great candidates with great companies since 1980. Last year, we placed 250 people into positions within our client companies each week! Our Employment Experts work with some of the best talent available in the communities we serve across the upper Midwest. Doherty’s Expert Connection allows us to give special attention to some of the top candidates that reach out to us for help with finding them a new career. In some instances, these are highly skilled individuals are looking for a new challenge, but...

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