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Whether you need extra hands on deck for Valentine's Day in your flower shop or some backup in December at your clothing store, seasonal help is a lifesaver. With the right seasonal help, your sales will increase and you can grow your business (all without feeling overwhelmed and inefficient). Hiring for seasonal help has a few differences from regular full-time staff. Here are some tips for hiring seasonal help to get you through a rush.
There is power in meaningful work, and in growing a business that not only thrives but gives back. One of the ways in which some businesses are achieving this is through supporting or partnering with veterans. Many veterans return to their local communities with physical, mental or emotional scars that make it hard for them to find employment and to earn a living wage. Many are isolated and vulnerable, and even homeless. So what can your business do to help veterans in need?
Labor shortages can make it difficult to achieve your small business' goals. Sometimes you don't have enough people sticking around or you can't bring in the right talent for the job. Certain locations have an easier time than others when it comes to attracting new employees, as it's difficult to recruit a robust tech team in the middle of nowhere, away from the typical hotspots. Here are a few ways you can manage labor shortages, from building up your long-term pipeline to investing in your current staff.
Finding the right person who fits into what it is you are trying to create or maintain with respect to your business interests is difficult. The training and mentoring of the employee you select is essential to your company's success.
Whether you’re dealing with chefs in the kitchen or waiting staff on the floor, keeping your team happy and motivated is crucial. Restaurant employees who feel valued and appreciated are less likely to leave your business prematurely.
Making your business stand out means providing premium services to your current and future clients. But the challenge of this begins with finding the right talent to grow your business, taking it from just another startup to a successful and thriving company.