How to Show Appreciation for Your Team This Holiday Season

It’s customary to start talking about showing appreciation for employees around this time of year, and obviously, gratitude takes on a whole new meaning after what we’ve all been through in 2020. If there ever was a year to show appreciation for your staff members – 2020 is it.   Between furloughs, budget cuts, and remote schooling… Read more »

6 Tips to Lead Your Team During Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated effects have rattled companies on every level. For leaders, making decisions in uncertain times is difficult, even for experienced executives.    Uncertainty, anxiety, and competing interests make leadership during a crisis particularly hard. Fortunately, there are proven approaches to leading others and mitigating the effects of fear.   Support your organization’s… Read more »

Staffing Firm Skyrockets from Founder’s Garage to Top 1% of Agencies in the U.S.

PORTSMOUTH, VA – November 6, 2020 — NSC, a staffing agency dedicated to connecting companies and government agencies with skilled workers in the marine, energy, and manufacturing industries, today announced it ranked 116th on Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) annual report on the largest staffing firms in the U.S. and was recognized as the nation’s 35th largest industrial staffing firm. These first-ever… Read more »

Leading a Team When Morale is Low

At the moment, your staff members are working under abnormal and intense circumstances. With the pressures of work, staying healthy and remote schooling, many people are feeling a lack of boundaries between work and play. This 24/7 stress can easily cause lower morale for your team.  High morale causes employees to be more engaged and feel more… Read more »

How a Contingent Workforce Can Help You Meet Your Warehouse Operations, Human Resources, and Business Goals

For a warehouse to run effectively and efficiently, it’s essential to create the right tools to ensure this is possible. Providing additional skilled labor as a means for your company to operate successfully, is a solution for businesses to meet their overall goals.  Positive impacts include – gaining more support, thus allowing focus on more pertinent tasks,… Read more »

Leader Vs. Boss: What’s the Difference?

Have you noticed that there’s a difference between bosses and leaders? We tend to think of the former as people who give who orders and the latter as people who pull others together to achieve greatness.  Using persuasion and influence, a business leader works to achieve company goals. A boss is more of a taskmaster… Read more »

How to Upskill Your Employees to Become Better Leaders

Dealing with the rapid rate of today’s technological development is a struggle for every business. While technology creates opportunities, the rate of change often leads to growing skills gaps, especially in industries where the need for skilled employees is particularly high.  When a business is effectively capable of upskilling, or developing the abilities of its… Read more »

10 Safety Tips for CNC Machinists

Computer numerical control (CNC) machines are designed to be very safe equipment, but that doesn’t mean good safety habits should go out the window. If you are a CNC machine operator, consider the following safety tips.  1) Keep Doors Closed  Operators who get cavalier about opening up the machine while it is still running are at risk of a major… Read more »

You Should Be Working with A Recruiter, Here’s Why

If you are trying to make a career move, you’re probably experiencing a significant level of frustration.  You may be experiencing some stress and financial insecurity due to being out of work. Looking for a new job also requires a lot of work, a lot of which may end up feeling pointless. Also, you probably have… Read more »

Avoid Candidate Ghosting

In case you haven’t heard, ‘ghosting’ is a term used to describe when someone you know doesn’t respond to phone calls, voice mails or text messages.  The term has its origins in the dating world, but it is increasingly being used to describe similar situations in the job search and recruitment processes. For instance, employers who bring in a candidate for an interview then hire someone else… Read more »