Posts Tagged ‘Milwaukee’

New WFA Staffing Website

If you’re reading this, chances are good that you have already interacted with the new WFA Staffing website.  New website designs are always, it seems, great for a while and then they tail off on the excitement scale to ‘same old, same old’.This new website, developed for us by Cultivate Communications, will take longer for most of…

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Cost of New Employees

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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Employment: Good News or Bad News?

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Is our state of unemployment good news or bad news? That depends upon your point of view. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate now stands at 2.8%. That is good for some and not-so-good for others. If you find yourself looking for or thinking of looking for employment, this is likely a better time to be doing that.…

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Absolutely OK

It’s absolutely OK… The idea that we all know precisely where we’re going is not only incorrect, but it is also dangerous since we’re each often unsure of the answer to that question…if there even is an answer to that question. For some, the “where from here” question is one which we enjoy playing with…

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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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2018- A New Year, A New Reality

What is to come in 2018? We see a 2018 that will bring with it new opportunities and certainly new challenges.  We know that the pool of great candidates for virtually any and all positions is what it was in the past: too small for us to delay on decisions when we find good people. …

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Differentiators

Have you given much thought to the impact that differentiators have in your business or your daily life? Those are the sometimes subtle, or sometimes ‘in-your face’ things, that help each of us to make decisions through-out the days and weeks ahead. A differentiator might be the color of a dress or the pattern on a…

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Loyalty is a Two-Way Street

“Loyalty is a two-way street. If I ‘m asking for it from you, then you’re getting it from me”-  Harvey Specter In today’s fast moving market employee and employer loyalty is more important than ever. Are you taking the necessary steps to attract and retain the best talent available? As employers we all face similar…

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FOXCONN IMPACT

Foxconn has become virtually a household name in our part of the country given its decision to build a new complex in S.E. Wisconsin. We have all heard much about the Foxconn deal so far.  We’ll be talking about the impacts, both good and not-so-good, for some time to come.  There is, of course, that…

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The Saga of the Job Interview…

The saga of the Job Interview… This phrase conjures up different thoughts for different people. The person being interviewed thinks about not making any serious gaffes.  The person conducting the interview thinks about not making any serious mistakes in the process of interviewing the prospective employee. The result of these two sets of dynamics can be…

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