Blog

Making Better Hires Faster, Is One of the Keys to Managing a Flexible Workforce

When companies grow at a rapid rate, they may develop business practices that are less than sustainable. Companies need to make solid business decisions to help them manage their expansion. They need to innovate, and to innovate, they need to have top-notch people. They need to make good hires, people with the drive and ability… Read More »

Four Tips for Developing Inclusive Leadership Skills to Manage a Diverse Workforce

People want to be part of a company that recognizes and respects them, no matter their particular gender, race, or beliefs. So companies need to have an inclusive mindset among their leadership if they want to foster a collaborative culture and one that promotes company growth. Leaders who work to build a culture of diversity… Read More »

Creating a More Inclusive and Diverse Culture in the Workplace

Five Lessons Leaders Learned This Year - Opti Staffing

Diversity in the workplace is about more than putting on an HR stunt or looking good for the public. Having an inclusive and diverse workforce is a real benefit to your business and company culture. As Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts ramp up across companies of every shape and size, it’s important to remind… Read More »

The Power of Positivity in Your Job and Career

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. Those are the words of the great industrialist and car manufacturer Henry Ford. They speak to the power of positive thinking. Attitude is everything. Ford is saying that if you have faith in yourself, believe in yourself, you will put forth more effort… Read More »

What Candidates Are Looking for in Employers

What Candidates Are Looking for in Employers Opti Staffing

The pandemic has changed people’s lives dramatically. And this has led to a change in outlook and the things people are looking for in a job. Quality of life issues have become more important, and people want the companies they work for to address those issues. Here are a few. What Do Job Seekers Want… Read More »

Easing Employee Anxiety in Times of Uncertainty

Easing Employee Anxiety in Times of Uncertainty - Opti Staffing

In the economy today, because of the pervasiveness of technology and the pace of change, uncertainty has become part of the business landscape. Companies have to deal with globalization, big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The issues are more complicated, and the skills needed more sophisticated. This uncertainty has led to more anxiety among… Read More »

Interview Communication and Body Language 101: Voice

Interview Communication and Body Language 101: Voice Opti Staffing

The way that you use your voice at an interview can play a big role in determining what kind of impression you make. How you say something is just as important as what you say. Your voice can convey poise and confidence, or it can reveal the opposite. Here are a few tips for using… Read More »

Ergonomics and Employee Retention: What is the Real Correlation?

Ergonomics and Employee Retention: What is the Real Correlation? Opti Staffing

Ergonomics has been defined as the science of designing the workplace to conform to a worker, rather than the other way around. When most people hear the word ergonomics, they think about having a desk and a comfortable chair at the right height. What’s the Connection Between Employee Onsite Wellness and Retention? But ergonomics encompasses… Read More »

Hiring Trends for the Financial Field: The Skills to Look For

Hiring Trends for the Financial Field: The Skills to Look For Opti Staffing

The financial field has become increasingly complex, driven in part by computer technology. Financial analysis has become much more elaborate and extensive. Firms are offering many new financial products and services. In this type of environment, companies will need people with more sophisticated analytical skills, as well as the so-called soft skills, those involving communication,… Read More »