The Hidden Costs of Overtime (and How to Save them with Temp Staffing)

As business picks up here and there during the busy season, overtime sometimes presents itself as a solution to extra odds and ends that need to get done. From the perspective of a business owner, it’s usually just about paying a premium cost for a little bit more of your current employees’ time — little harm done, right?

Four Essential Roles of Security Officers at Healthcare Facilities

You’ve likely noticed a security presence when visiting a hospital or other medical facility. With heavy foot traffic and an open-door policy for visitors, healthcare facilities can be a target for criminal activity, and a security presence plays a major role in deterring crime.

Safety “Spring Cleaning” for Temporary Staffing Firms

According to the calendars, at least, it’s springtime, and that means that for many temporary staffing firms, it’s the beginning of the busy season. The busy season means that more customers will come on board, which means more associates to place, which means more potential for injury if your safety program isn’t up to speed. So, how about a little spring cleaning?

Four Publications We Love – and Think You Will, Too

We know you probably have a variety of sources you turn to for informative news and articles, and we wanted to share four online sources that we frequently read for news about using business for good, social enterprise, leadership, HR, staffing and more.

Six Affordable Ways to Boost Employee Morale

You’ve likely seen national companies like Google, Facebook and Zappos in the news with a spotlight on the many perks their employees enjoy, like corporate cafeterias with world-class chefs, free on-site laundry or free rental cars and massages. But you don’t have to have a Facebook or Google budget to show employees you appreciate them. Here are six easy to implement, cost-effective gestures to help boost employee morale.

Our Twitter’s Greatest Social Enterprise Hits (Thus Far)

Our twitter account at @depaulind is chock-full of great tweets, quotes, and quips from our partners and friends across the world of social enterprise, where viable business solutions meet social change. Check out some of our favorites below!

Kevin Lynch of @SEAlliance: Really, #socent is about building an economy ‘on purpose’ #ASApdx