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Who’s driving the Industrial Wage bus?

Kevin O’Brien There has been a lot of discussion about raising the minimum wage. In some segments of the working world this may be needed, but in the industrial world (Manufacturing and Logistics.) there is no need to take such action. The supply and demand effect is...

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The Case of the Disappearing Workforce

This post was written by Kevin O’Brien, Regional VP I never thought I would ever get to the point of actually missing the conditions of the Economic Crash, circa 2009 – 10. OK, I don’t miss all of those conditions. I certainly didn’t enjoy seeing the...

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Talent Gap or Talent Shortage

A talent gap is when other companies can’t find workers; a talent shortage is when your own company can’t find the right workers.  So are we in a state of talent gaps or shortages? Find out what executives from manufacturing firms around the country have to say. Yes!...

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Five keys to a safe work environment

Keeping employees safe is our utmost concern and we do everything to make sure they go home the same way they reported for work. Safety inspections of new worksites – new customers are visited by our staff so we can see where our employees will be working. Any safety...

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To Prepare Now Eliminates the Need to Repair Later

A high school friend of mine, Bob Crosby, (yes, high school was a long time ago) has a knack of turning a phrase, a way with words.  Bob sent me a message the other day and thought the above phrase applied to our business, and it does!  Thanks Bob for sharing this. We...

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The Resume, Friend or Foe?

Our guest blogger today is Julie Fischer from our Cincinnati staffing office. When you consider that a potential candidate’s resume must speak on their behalf, without explanation, you realize that you must accomplish a lot with one piece of paper… or two. Keep in...

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Company Culture

We hear people talk about the culture of a company, but what do they mean? How do you figure out what the company’s culture is when you interview? How do you know if you will be a good fit there? Know the type of atmosphere where you are most comfortable. There are...

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The Focus of September 11th

September 11, 2001 – do you remember where you were when you learned about the planes going into the World Trade Center Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 going down in the field in Pennsylvania? I had just started my sales career with Crown Services 2 months...

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New Health Care Coming

Open Enrollment For New Health Care Reform Compliant Benefits Through Crown Services Is Coming Soon: September 2-12, 2014! Only $21.73 per week! In order to provide our employees with valuable insurance coverage and help them comply with the Patient Provider...

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Why Is A Professional Staffing Agency Necessary

Recently someone made a comment on a previous blog post about the logic of using a “middleman” when companies can do their own hiring. It’s a great question, and we’d like to explain the value of using a professional staffing agency. The first reason companies choose...

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