Stay with Me…

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Recently lost a great employee? Think another one might be headed out the door? Even if you’re confident that nobody is thinking of “jumping ship,” your business could still be at risk for attrition. After all, employees don’t hold up signs announcing that they’re looking for work elsewhere. But wouldn’t it be great if they… Read more

Large and In Charge: Today’s Temporary Employee

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“Just a temp?” As recently as a decade ago, being a “temp” often carried a negative stigma with it. If you worked as a temporary employee, you were sometimes viewed as a second-rate worker by direct employees and even assignment supervisors. How times have changed! Today’s temporary employee is “large and in charge,” and the… Read more

Bring it On! Berks & Beyond tackles your toughest workforce challenges

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We never shy away from workforce challenges. In fact, we thrive on them! So if your Southern PA business is feeling the effects of healthcare reform, labor shortages or economic unpredictability, it’s time to give our Reading staffing service a call. Here are four ways our hiring and workforce management solutions can lower your risks,… Read more

The Best Way to Boost Productivity? Skip that sad sack lunch

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An estimated 2/3 of workers eat lunch at their desks. That’s more than just sad; it’s a real productivity-killer. But wait. If your employees pack brown-bag lunches and eat while they’re working, shouldn’t that boost productivity? While a working lunch may seem like a great way to “keep the momentum going,” it’s actually not a… Read more

Ready to Work: Customer Service / Office Manager in Camp Hill, PA; Quality Assurance / Quality Control Professional in Reading, PA

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Need help with a project or assignment? Growing your team? Here are a few of Berks & Beyond’s top candidates. These individuals are experienced, motivated and ready to work for you: QUALITY ASSURANCE / QUALITY CONTROL in Reading, PA Candidate Initials: M. D. Skills and Experience:  With two bachelor’s degrees and 18+ years of QA… Read more

Clap Along: 4 ways to be happier at work

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Are you one of those people who’s always smiling at the office, sharing your positive energy with co-workers? Then you can skip this post! But if you’re like the vast majority of American workers who are, let’s just say, “less than thrilled” to be at work right now, check out these simple tips from our… Read more

ACA Changes are Here – is your staffing strategy keeping pace?

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New Year, new ACA regulations. Is your business prepared to stay compliant, minimize costs and still get your work done? It’s a pretty tall order – but one Berks & Beyond is prepared to help you fill. Today, we’re providing a quick overview of the Employer Shared Responsibility mandate (otherwise known as “Pay or Play”). While… Read more

Holiday Spirit: How to properly thank customers and employees

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“Thanks for the help.” “We truly appreciate your business.” “Your dedication means a lot.” “Gracias!” The ways we can thank customers and employees are as numerous as the reasons we should do it often. Expressing gratitude: boosts employee morale; builds stronger, more trusting relationships; reinforces your company’s brand; fosters a more positive organizational culture. Aside… Read more

2015 Career Redux: 4 transformative tips

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Yep – it’s already time to start thinking about 2015! As you set your sights on a new year, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on what you’ve accomplished in 2014 – and what you’d like to achieve in the year ahead: Did you get that raise or promotion you wanted? Did you find the… Read more

Our Favorite “Feel Good” Posts

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Better nutrition. A more positive outlook. A productive start to the morning. Things like this make us feel good – and we thought they might make you feel pretty good, too! This week, we’re sharing posts that will improve your outlook and performance, both personally and professionally. We hope you find a few helpful ideas!… Read more