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The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

MS-IL Staffing & Packaging is proud to be a woman-owned and minority-owned staffing agency. When Leticia Snoddy started MS-IL Staffing in 2001, she was a single mother running MS-IL Staffing out of her basement. Overtime, MS-IL grew to be a thriving staffing agency with ten locations across Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky helping thousands of people… View Article

Night Shift Employee Challenges and Solutions

Although working 9 to 5 is the most typical schedule for an American worker, about 15 percent of workers in the U.S. work on shifts outside of the traditional daytime hours.* Some people are able to work through the night with no problems, while others can experience several health issues associated with their night shift… View Article

Why Managers Should Have 1-on-1 Meetings With Their Employees

As a manager, you probably have several meetings to attend on any given day. While this can get tiresome and make you want to trim down on the volume of your meetings, one that is very important to the success of your team is the one-on-one meeting with each of your employees. One-on-one meetings with… View Article

What You Should Always Bring to a Job Interview

Preparing for your interview is just as important as crafting your resume. This meeting will be a deciding factor to whether or not you get the job. Such an important milestone in the job-search process is exactly why you do your best to be well prepared. Most interview preparation revolves around researching the company, practicing… View Article

How to Effectively Set Goals for Your Employees

A key responsibility for every manager is setting effective and attainable goals for their employees. This is very important to the success of both the employee, the team, and the company as a whole. When managers set effective goals for their employees, there are a few key benefits: Helps create short-term focus to go in… View Article

Follow These Tips to Become a Leader and Not a Boss

At first thought, maybe the terms “boss” and “leader” seem like the same, but in reality, they are quite different. In the workforce, it’s much better to be a leader for your team, guiding them to success, than a boss who just gives orders without a greater purpose. Follow These 4 Tips to Be a… View Article

How Can You Differentiate Yourself From Other Candidates?

Hiring managers and employers are looking at a variety of factors when they review resumes. Everything from education to work history, plus quite a bit in between, including soft skills. Soft skills are quality that help make an employee well-rounded. You can convey these skills throughout the hiring process whether it be in the resume,… View Article

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

A slow hiring process has many implications, not just lost time onboarding a new hire and slower office productivity because of this gap. In fact, a hiring process that drags on has economic costs, creates negative candidate issues, damages your company’s brand, and results in bad decision making. The Economic Costs of a Slow Hiring… View Article

Manage Absenteeism With These Tips

In the recent years, one growing problem for companies is the rise of employees missing work. Employees who are missing work are often not sick, and this makes the issue even more complicated. While some companies have an absenteeism policy, most companies do not and these responsibilities tend to fall on the immediate supervisors. This… View Article

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

A slow hiring process has many implications, not just lost time onboarding a new hire and slower office productivity because of this gap. In fact, a hiring process that drags on has economic costs, creates negative candidate issues, damages your company’s brand, and results in bad decision making. THE ECONOMIC COSTS OF A SLOW HIRING… View Article

Are You Ready to Interview Your Interviewer?

The job interview can be a stressful, yet exciting event in any professional’s career. And even though the majority of the time will be spent with the you answering questions and talking about why you are qualified for the job, it’s also an important time to show your interviewer how interested you are in the… View Article

Should You Consider Hiring an Overqualified Candidate?

What’s one of the biggest fears of any hiring manager? Making a bad hire. But, is hiring an overqualified candidate a bad hire? This is often debated by human resources professionals everywhere. This article won’t answer the question, but it will illustrate a few pros and cons of this debate, so you can decide what… View Article

How to Design an Employee Wellness Program

Many workers can fall into the vicious cycle of putting their job over their health. Staying up late, working during lunch, and never getting a break from the job can not only contribute to low employee morale, it can take a serious toll on your employee’s health. A good, responsible company should value the health… View Article

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