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Should you fight for them?

Should you fight for them?

In this issue: -Should You Fight for Them? Pros and Cons of the Counteroffer
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What's the Antidote to Employee Apathy?

What's the Antidote to Employee Apathy?

In this issue:

3 Causes of Apathy and How to Get the Urgency Back
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Essential HR Metrics, and how you can improve them!

Essential HR Metrics, and how you can improve them!

In this issue: -[eBook] Talent ROI: Essential HR Metrics (and how you can improve them!)
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Is there an upside to turnover?

Is there an upside to turnover?

In this issue: -An Upside to Turnover? -Is That Employee Ready to Lead?
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How's your bottom line?

How's your bottom line?

In this issue: -Employee Retention and Your Bottom Line
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Where is everyone going?

Where is everyone going?

In this issue: -[eBook] Big Ideas for Beating the Retention Crisis
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These Job

These Job "Attraction Factors" Improve Recruiting Effectiveness

-These Job "Attraction Factors" Improve Recruiting Effectiveness
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“Switch-Worthy” Perks and Benefits

“Switch-Worthy” Perks and Benefits

In this issue: -"Switch-Worthy": Perks & Benefits Employees Would Jump Ship For
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Which of these works for you?

Which of these works for you?

Servant leadership flips the script in the workplace, promising benefits like increased employee performance, engagement, creativity and more. The question is: Is it a smart leadership model for your business? Here's how to weigh the pros and cons.
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Are your employees just average?

Are your employees just average?

Average employees comprise 60% of the workforce. With these strategies, you can tap the potential of middle performers - and dramatically improve your organization's performance.
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Are These Websites Affecting Your Hiring?

Are These Websites Affecting Your Hiring?

In the summer of 2007, a website was started to allow employees to rate their current and former employers. That site, Glassdoor, launched a revolution that provides job seekers a chance to see what it’s like to work somewhere before they even submit a resume.
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Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

You work extremely hard, under intense pressure, to deliver on your objectives. But in the process, could you unwittingly sabotage your employees' success? Use these best practices to lead effectively -- without being a you-know-what.
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Are You Tapping the Power of the

Are You Tapping the Power of the "Law of Thirds?"

As a leader, your constituents typically fall into three categories. Here's how to focus your attention on the right people to increase your influence, impact and success.
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Are you a leadership master?

Are you a leadership master?

Leadership advice is everywhere, but the latest trends in executive management are useless unless you have solid fundamental skills. In this guide, learn how to master four essential -- yet frequently overlooked -- building blocks for successful leadership.
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Eight Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2018

Eight Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2018

Regardless of your industry or experience, doing more of these (surprisingly simple) things will improve your performance and effectiveness as a leader..
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Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Happy employees do more than smile; they're more productive, loyal, creative -- and even close more sales. Check out these statistics, and find out what you can do to foster greater happiness -- and build a healthier bottom line.
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Problem solved!

Problem solved!

Problem solving is the greatest enabler for growth and opportunity. These novel strategies will help you tackle whatever challenges 2018 brings your way -- and dominate your industry.
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Skunks...your key to innovation

Skunks...your key to innovation

A skunk works effort is about boldly challenging the status quo. Flipping power dynamics. And disrupting your industry. Here's how world-class organizations are creating serious competitive advantages with skunk works -- and how you can do the same.
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Are all your ducks in a row?

Are all your ducks in a row?

Want better results from your temporary employees -- every time? Then get your staffing "ducks" in a row. Use these simple tips to prevent problems, ensure temporaries get off to a great start, streamline management, and get the most from your investment.
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Nobody's Going to Apply to THAT Job

Nobody's Going to Apply to THAT Job

If you want to consistently recruit great people, here are six ways to write better postings that really stand out -- and attract better talent, every time.
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Reader, your competition is way ahead!

Reader, your competition is way ahead!

Your competition is already planning for next year. What about you? Here's how to make the most of the remaining months, and create momentum to make next year your best yet.
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Reader, we've got a big idea for you!

Reader, we've got a big idea for you!

Drive profits, innovation, performance, retention and more -- by getting your entire staff to think more strategically. Here's how.
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Time for a revolution!

Time for a revolution!

Change is inevitable. Will your business cause it -- or play catch-up? Take the lead. Revolutionize your industry with these disruptive (and highly profitable) practices.
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Are you prepared to lead in 2020?

Are you prepared to lead in 2020?

When it comes to exceptional leadership, the rules have changed. Dramatically. Do you have these essential skills for leading in the modern workplace?
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I wanted to share this...

I wanted to share this...

Who's on Facebook these days? Your future employees. Learn about the features, pros and cons of this new recruiting tool -- and determine if you should add it to your hiring toolbox.
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How to 10x your business!

How to 10x your business!

"Moving the needle" is no longer enough. Here's how to build the right culture, processes and team to go from "better" to "truly revolutionary" in your industry.
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Don't be a dictator...be an influencer

Don't be a dictator...be an influencer

In today's flatter, team-based and dynamic organizations, influence matters more than ever. Here's how to drive performance and build loyalty -- without being a dictator.
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Check out these 12 brain hacks!

Check out these 12 brain hacks!

Unleash untapped mental power (you know it's in there) with these surprisingly simple tricks.
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5 leadership tips for long-term success

5 leadership tips for long-term success

We are sharing five timeless principles that I believe leaders must live by in order to have the long-term impact and value that we would hope for. After all, the work of leadership is important: Without strong leaders, the world (and our communities and organizations) cannot become a better place.
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Will 2017 be a boom or a bust?

Will 2017 be a boom or a bust?

Finish the year strong! With just a few weeks left, use these ideas to make your business more focused, efficient and profitable in the year ahead.
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Start choosing gratefulness!

Start choosing gratefulness!

Gratefulness probably won't appear on any ranking of "Top leadership traits of successful CEOs" (or COOs, or CFOs, or directors, or managers, or line workers, for that matter). But it is a highly overlooked and undervalued characteristic of successful leaders at every level.
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You need to work on your business!

You need to work on your business!

Sure, "getting stuff done" is essential -- at times. But without a clear goal in mind and a clear road map to get there, simply "doing things" might cost you and your team more than it gives. Here's why -- and how -- to make time to work on your business.
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CornerStone Staffing Thanks Community for 25 Years through Multiple Donations

CornerStone Staffing Thanks Community for 25 Years through Multiple Donations

Committed to supporting the communities we serve and as a means of saying thank you for 25 wonderful years; CornerStone Staffing provided donations to three local non-profits.
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Make hiring as easy as 1-2-3!

Make hiring as easy as 1-2-3!

Hiring is never as easy as 1-2-3, but streamlining recruiting can improve your access to talent. Reduce your time to hire. And improve the quality of your results. Here's how to do it.
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Change and the Power of Habits

Change and the Power of Habits

Are habits hard to change? Absolutely! But with the right approach, you can use them more effectively to create the results you want as a leader.
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The Five Best Ways to Build -- And Lose -- Trust in the Workplace

The Five Best Ways to Build -- And Lose -- Trust in the Workplace

This issue of The Corner News will show you how to build trust in your organization -- and keep from losing it.
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Your competitors are doing it better!

Your competitors are doing it better!

2016 is in full swing. You've reviewed your current staff's performance, set your company's goals in the coming year, and planned for the people you'll need to hire. Now comes the tricky part: how do you grab the best talent for your company -- and away from your competition?
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What do you and a rubber ball have in common?

What do you and a rubber ball have in common?

Rubber balls make great leaders. Well, maybe they don't -- but they do have one essential characteristic in common. Find out what it is, and how it can make you a remarkable manager (and a happier one, to boot!).
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Are you killing your company?

Are you killing your company?

If employees hit their goals, does it really matter how they get there? Here's why "results-based leadership" can be risky business -- and what you should be doing to achieve the outcomes you want.
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What do candy bars and employee training have in common?

What do candy bars and employee training have in common?

Ever tried leading a day of employee training, only to find yourself speaking to a sea of blank faces after the first hour? It's pretty frustrating, right? Try microlearning!
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Leadership fail!

Leadership fail!

Is emotional intelligence really critical to your business' success? If you want better leadership, double-digit market share growth, and 87 percent lower turnover, absolutely. Find out where even really smart companies fail.
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CornerStone Staffing Provides Call Center Solution

CornerStone Staffing Provides Call Center Solution

Call center solution provides customer analytics data needed to succeed.
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You'll never meet your best candidate!

You'll never meet your best candidate!

Are your A-level candidates getting trapped in a digital "black hole"?

Many candidates blame digital applicant tracking systems for blocking their resumes from ever being viewed by the eyes of an actual human -- and a recent article in the Wall Street Journal confirms their suspicions.
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Special Report: The High Cost of Underspending on Recruiting

Special Report: The High Cost of Underspending on Recruiting

Companies that hire "average" performers run the risk of driving their businesses into the ground. This special report examines the high cost of underspending on recruiting in today's market -- and how the right hiring strategy can be cost-effective AND deliver great results.
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Paychecks don't make good babysitters!

Paychecks don't make good babysitters!

Relying on money to keep your people committed? They may not stick around for long. Linda Sasser shares five actions to keep your high performers happy, dedicated and working hard for you.
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Nobody's going to apply to THAT job

Nobody's going to apply to THAT job

Job postings attracting deadbeats (or no one at all)? Let's fix that! Learn how to write postings that really stand out -- and get better applicants, every time.
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Google's Shift to Mobile-Friendly Search Results

Google's Shift to Mobile-Friendly Search Results

With the world making a fast-paced shift towards all things mobility, having a website that works well on mobile devices is now more important than ever. Back in June of 2013, Google announced that in the near future, websites that were mobile-friendly would be rewarded in the search results.
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You're sabotaging your profits!

You're sabotaging your profits!

In this issue:

You're sabotaging your profits!
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Don't cross the line!

Don't cross the line!

In this issue: Crossing the Line
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It's time to delegate

It's time to delegate

In this issue:

The Delegation Rationalization

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Slow down!

Slow down!

In this issue:

-Still Fighting Fires? Four Fresh Approaches to Problem Solving

-Areyouafasttalker?
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"You're fired" How to protect yourself from ex-employees

In this article, we'll look at the rules for firing at-will employees and what your company can do to protect itself from charges of firing discrimination.
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They know all about you, Reader

They know all about you, Reader

How do sites like Glassdoor and Indeed affect your ability to fill open positions, and how can you use your profiles to help you attract and retain strong candidates?
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For You (See Inside)

For You (See Inside)

This article teaches you how to motivate, train and develop young managers into your organization's future leaders.
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Tips For a Healthier Bottom Line

Tips For a Healthier Bottom Line

Want innovative employees, lower turnover and a healthier bottom line? Give your recruiting team some direction - by creating goals that support your business strategy.
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Build Your Organization by Tearing it Down

Build Your Organization by Tearing it Down

Management silos slow progress, prevent teamwork, and build distrust between leaders and teams. Take these actions to tear down silos, foster collaboration and build a stronger company.
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Just say no!

Just say no!

In your personal and professional life, saying "no" may make you uncomfortable--but it can also make you a lot happier.
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HR...A Strategic Partner

HR...A Strategic Partner

Any company's success--indeed, its survival--depends on the effectiveness and engagement of its employees. Find out how HR can help you increase employee engagement.
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Your employees are leaving!

Your employees are leaving!

Your competitors are hiring. Does your company have what it takes to keep your best employees from jumping ship? This article will show you how to become an employer of choice.
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Someone is killing your company!

Someone is killing your company!

Do your employees and culture fuel innovation--or undermine it? Here's how to identify and eliminate innovation killers who may be holding your company back. This article will teach you how to bring innovation back to life!
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Thought Leadership and Recruiting

Thought Leadership and Recruiting

Why Didn't I Think Of That? Become a thought leader to brand yourself--and your company.
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Meet Your Future Workforce: Looking Beyond the Millennials

Meet Your Future Workforce: Looking Beyond the Millennials

As you look at the workforce of the future, it's time for you to know and understand what it will look like--and how to attract the best possible talent to make it a success.
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Can Reader come out to play?

Can Reader come out to play?

Gamification hype is rampant--but can it deliver real business benefits? Find out how to engage, retain and drive performance in your organization--by channeling employees' passion for play.
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April Fools: How NOT to get fooled in the hiring process

April Fools: How NOT to get fooled in the hiring process

In this issue:

-April Fools: How NOT to get fooled in the hiring process

-Amazingly Awful Job Candidate

-Simplify Your Life: Spring Clean Your Workspace
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Get Better Staffing Results

Get Better Staffing Results

In this month's issue:

-Get Better Temporary Staffing Results--Permanently!

-Gator Hunters Need Jobs, Too

-Hate Busywork? Five Ways to Make Boring Tasks Bearable
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Bleeding Edge HR | Why I Love HR | And more...

Bleeding Edge HR | Why I Love HR | And more...

In this issue: -Bleeding Edge HR--Is Your Approach Too Conservative? -HR Blog Watch: The Key to Great HR? It's All About Great Customer Service -When I Grow Up -Feel Free to Stop Caring About These Five Things
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Welcome to the New Staffing Corner!

Welcome to the New Staffing Corner!

In this issue:

-Attract, engage and hire the best with today's social tools!

-Kick the Habit!

-HR Blog Watch
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Slideshow: Innovative Recruiting Strategies

Slideshow: Innovative Recruiting Strategies

Everybody uses the same old methods of sourcing and recruiting. How can you stand out from the crowd and attract the savviest candidates?
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Sell Yourself! No, Not Like That!

Sell Yourself! No, Not Like That!

It may not be HR's job to create a great corporate culture. But it's your job to sell it. If you want your employees to embrace your company's way of life, tell them all about it-- before they've even signed a contract.
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Don't Be Left Behind

Don't Be Left Behind

This is not a time to get left behind. It's time to get smart about smartphones. And tablets. And how you can use them to recruit today's on-the-go candidates.
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Do It the Disney Way

Do It the Disney Way

Walt Disney would be considered a creative genius by most. Why? Because he knew how to translate creativity into tangible reality. And you, too, can turn creative ideas into profit.
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Throw out your to-do list

Throw out your to-do list

Are you using a to-do list? You're probably making yourself less productive. There's a simple but powerful fix to this problem though--keep a done list. Done lists give you perspective and motivate you to make progress, every day.
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Implement a Mentorship Program in Your Organization

Implement a Mentorship Program in Your Organization

This month's article will take you through the necessary preparation and a proven process for implementing a mentorship program.
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New Customer Updates to CornerStone Netlink

New Customer Updates to CornerStone Netlink

CornerStone Staffing is pleased to announce the latest updates to our web portal, CornerStone Netlink. These updates include new features for both our employees and our clients. The new portals include an easy to use time keeping system both for time card entry as well as customer approval of employee hours.
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Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues - But There Is!

Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues - But There Is!

When it's warm and sunny outside, it can be hard to be inside. Here's a list of ideas to help you make the most of your summer work days.
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Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Pinterest is the fastest growing social media platform, and it can be a great tool for recruiting. To attract great talent, think beyond your corporate career site and leverage the power of Pinterest.
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We Need to Talk.

We Need to Talk.

It's Relationships 101. Don't treat your staffing firm like an afterthought. Or a place to turn to only when you're in a bind. If you only communicate with them when you need something, or at the last minute, you won't get the most out of your relationship.
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Occupy the 60 Percent!

Occupy the 60 Percent!

Did you know that only 18 percent of the full-time workforce is actively looking for a new job? And that most employers are only reaching a fraction of that 18 percent? Let's not get bogged down by numbers--this article will show you how to reach that untapped talent pool.
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Don't call me...please!

Don't call me...please!

Does a ringing phone drive you crazy? It's time to take charge of your telephone, and this article will show you four ways to make your telephone time more productive and less intrusive.
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Are You Their Boss or Their Buddy?

Are You Their Boss or Their Buddy?

In this month's issue of The Staffing Corner, we're talking about how to maintain professional detachment without stifling personal growth.
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Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

Ever worry that you're seen as a "stepping stone" employer? The job market is as fierce as ever, and sometimes "a" job seems better than "the right" job to candidates. And where does that leave your company? Turnover leads to higher cost, lost productivity, and decreased morale. And each time you hire a candidate who views your company as a "stop along the way," it negatively impacts your business. In this month's article, we focus on three ways you can encourage employees to view your company in the long term, and improve performance along the way.
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Who hired

Who hired "THAT" guy?

Sometimes candidates look great on paper, or in the interview, but end up being a total bust. Weed out the "THAT guys" of the business world and make better hires by integrating personality tests into your hiring process.
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Support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Like it or not, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become essential business tools, and you need to set clear guidelines about what your employees can--and cannot--do. In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you the three specific topics your social media policy must cover.
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Welcome to the Staffing Corner from CornerStone Staffing

Welcome to the Staffing Corner from CornerStone Staffing

Welcome to the premier edition of The Staffing Corner, a monthly newsletter from CornerStone Staffing. If you really want to avoid unplanned turnover, just ask! A well-designed exit interview will provide all the data you need to identify the causes of job dissatisfaction, so you can make the changes necessary to improve retention.
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