Pascoe Blog

Running a profitable business isn’t just about making your clients happy; it’s also about making your workers happy. When it comes to inspiring loyalty and productivity, happy employees are much easier to motivate. When they look to management for guidance and support, they need strong leaders, not overbearing parents. Finding a balancing between working with… Read more »

Networking is like a dance—everyone at a networking event seems to know each other already. They’re chatting, shaking hands, and laughing—while you just stand there. Sometimes, especially with young professionals, networking can be intimidating at first. However, when you’re building your network, start by listening more and talking less. Ask questions – like an interview… Read more »

Any business owner in any industry will tell you – job responsibilities, for both temporary workers and permanent employees, are becoming more skilled and more complex. Your top performers need to have strong communication skills, experience working with diverse teams and able to manage high-tech software. Your employees need to have the skills that will… Read more »

Whether you’re an administrative assistant, a network administrator or a light industrial worker, there is a lot of job competition out there. When employers post a job opening, their inboxes are flooded with hundreds of applications in a day. When they look at your resume, do they get a true sense of who you are?… Read more »

Safety practices can impact more than employee health. Safety can also significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Whether you have new hires, temporary labor or employees who’ve been around for years, when everyone is on board with workforce safety, the entire company feels a positive shift. When you look at the costs associated with safety… Read more »

The U.S. manufacturing industry is experiencing a resurgence with reshoring taking center stage. Reshoring is the reversal of offshoring; it’s the practice of bringing outsourced jobs back to the U.S. In 2014, jobs from reshoring grew so quickly that roughly 10,000 manufacturing jobs were brought back to workers in the U.S. While reshoring jobs are… Read more »

Have you ever found yourself staring at a stack of applications, wondering why your employees keep leaving? You’re not alone; from office managers to warehouse supervisors, business leaders in every industry have been there at least once. There are many reasons for high turnover, but one of the most common is often the most overlooked… Read more »

Every business owner knows that the overall success of their company lies in the hands of its employees. It’s their productivity and innovative thinking that keeps the company ahead of the competition. That’s why so many interview questions are personality based. By getting to know how a candidate will react in certain situations, the hiring… Read more »

Any time your best workers quit, it’s frustrating and hard to not take personally. However, the reasons are often more complex than you think.  Sometimes the employee feels that there is no room for advancement or they want to learn more skills and develop their trade. Sometimes employees feel that the workplace culture is no… Read more »

Many employers conduct exit interviews to find out why employees leave, but very few conduct interviews to find out why they stay. However, this information can be incredibly helpful in discovering ways to improve employee retention and job satisfaction, all of which can boost productivity. Stay interviews occur with your highly valued employees and those… Read more »