Posts Tagged ‘growth’

A Salute to Milwaukee’s 2018 Future 50 Companies

Mmac Cosbe Future50

Milwaukee BizTimes published its Future50 list of this year and WFA Staffing is pleased to work with members of that newest Future50 list given our own appearance as a member company of the 2015 Future50. We congratulate you all and wish you the very best as you continue to improve and grow. We know what…

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Cost of New Employees

Help Wanted 2018

There is a usual rate of increase in the cost of new employees as anyone in business understands.  We are, obviously, in a situation today where that increase is greater than it has been in the recent past.  Business in general is on the uptick.  Certain types of people with certain backgrounds are in even…

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Opportunity

Opportunity

Opportunity is something we often seek and sometimes miss even though it might’ve bitten us on the nose if it wished, because we were so close to finding it.  Napoleon Hill, a famous writer and philosopher defined it like this: Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. How many times…

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Trust Your Team

Trust

“A team is not a group of people who work together.  A team is a group of people who trust each other.”      Emmanuel Giavarini, Managerial Comm. Mgr. for a French Transportation System  This quote attributed to the person identified above was found on her Facebook page and immediately made an impression on me.  I suspect…

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Reflections on 70….

Birthday 70

My 70th birthday was one of the most interesting and enjoyable birthdays of my life!  Reflecting back on my years of life it was hard to comprehend how quickly time passes by and suddenly you are 70 even though you feel like 50! At first I was not happy about the event but as the…

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Congratulations to this year’s Future 50 class!

The MMAC’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) has just made its decision about those companies that are on this year’s Future 50 list.  This is particularly important from our perspective since WFA Staffing was fortunate enough to make the Master Mettle level as a 3-year winner. The MMAC/COSBE began the Future 50 program to recognize…

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Habits – Are they good or bad?

Habits Wordle1

Habits come in all varieties, but we tend to think of ‘bad’ habits whenever the word ‘habit’ is mentioned.  Maybe that is natural from childhood on through adulthood.  Maybe we were admonished so often as youngsters that we see the word as having a bad connotation. Habits are defined as: a settled or regular tendency…

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Is it time to shorten your hiring process?

Our last WFA Blog dealt with what is being called the ‘Silver Tsunami’ and the impact that is having on employers as retirements take valued skill sets off the market.  The State of Wisconsin has released its latest figures showing a total of more than 94,000 open positions across Wisconsin at this time.  This includes…

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Future 50

The latest edition of the Milwaukee BizTimes (Sep. 7 – 20, 2015) features this years’ Future 50, the fifty select growing companies in SE Wisconsin according to the rankings of BizTimes.  They’ve been at this for quite a while, and we admittedly are partial since we were selected for this prestigious group three years in a…

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Jobs at 15 year high….

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported that jobs are now at a 15 year high!  This Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article from September 10, 2015 includes a quote from Tom Krist, President of WFA Staffing-  Follow this link for the article.   ow.ly/S3nc4

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