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3 Reasons to Consider Temporary Work in 2016

Happy New Year! It’s time to toast to a happier, healthier, more successful year. So while you make your resolutions to hit the gym, eat better, and break bad habits, consider a change in your work place as well. Here are 3 reasons why you should consider temporary work in 2016.   It allows you […]

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Temporary Staffing – Low Risk, High Return

Low risk, high reward opportunities are rare.  Believe it or not, temporary staffing is one of them. Attracting, training, and retaining quality workers is no small feat—and for many employers, a major challenge.  From interviews and paperwork, to training and benefits, a substantial amount of time and money goes into each and every hire.  Temporary […]

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Keeping Employees Safe and Cool

Summer has officially arrived and temperatures are creeping up.  While the warmer weather brings sun and fun, it can also present serious safety issues for your workers—particularly those whose main tasks are performed outside.  Fortunately, there are several simple practices you can implement to keep your employees safe, cool, and productive. Educate Workers about Heat […]

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Core Values Spotlight: Warren Martin

The following article, written by Karen Turner, highlights one of LaborWorks’ temporary workers who received a full-time position with Western Container Corporation. Congrats Warren on all your hard work! “Life is a journey; we need to enjoy it for we get only one chance. This is one of my mantras and when I sit and […]

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3 Steps to ‘Winterize’ Your Business

Winter is here and along with it is flu season, weather-related delays and all the extra commitments that come along with the new year. It is no surprise then to hear that winter can affect how a business is run and can create a hiccup in business operations by obstructing project work, delaying deadlines and […]

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Make Your Work Resolutions Stick

Many people have resolutions on the brain during this time of year. But it’s one thing to set goals — network more, learn to meditate, or get better at writing — and quite another to actually accomplish them. What are the right kinds of resolutions to make? How do you stay motivated? How do you […]

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Preventing Work-Related Injuries to Young Drivers

As an employer, become more aware of the risk of motor vehicle crashes among younger workers. Learn about Federal and state laws that cover workplace driving and offers recommendations to employers for preventing motor vehicle crashes among younger workers. Finally, receive links to useful resources on the Internet.

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Cold Stress

Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extreme cold weather is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter, outdoor workers, and those who work in an area that is poorly insulated or without […]

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Staffing Industry Employment Continues Upward Trend in October

Staffing firms created 15,100 new jobs in October, up 0.5% from September and 8.8% from October 2013, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Year-to-year growth is nearing the 9% rate recorded at the beginning of this year—averaging 8.7% over the past 12 months. Nonseasonally adjusted BLS data, […]

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OSHA Help for Employers

Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. This includes providing employees with safe tools and equipment, warning employees of potential hazards, providing safety training, keeping records of work-related injuries/illnesses, and much more! As an employer, you can learn how to comply with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards, go beyond compliance, and […]

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