Results at Work: Improving Attendance and Simplifying Administration

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The Problem: A Fredricksburg distribution center was looking for better ways to simplify temporary employee call-offs and improve work attendance. In their work environment, having adequate staff coverage was critical. So rather than tackling the issue himself, the Plant Manager turned to Berks & Beyond’s Lebanon employment agency for help. The Solution: Berks & Beyond… Read more

Results at Work: Customized Recruiting Strategy Increases Retention and Attendance

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The Problem: Feather River Door, a Central PA door manufacturer, has a high demand for higher-skilled labor to meet its production needs. In particular, this employer seeks candidates with experience in production, use of pneumatic hand tools, measurement skills and the ability to read work orders. FRD trained their existing general laborers to meet demand… Read more

It’s All in a Day’s Work for Berks & Beyond

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Tooting our own horn? That’s not our style. We allow thrilled clients like the ones below to do it for us. In February, our Denver, PA staffing agency in Lancaster County became a workforce management partner for Pepperidge Farm. Since then, we’ve provided a range of production, general labor, shipping, quality and administrative temporaries to… Read more

Results at Work: The Early Bird

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The Problem: A construction company learned that one of their key accounting employees would be needing an extended period of time off for maternity leave.  The employer was pleased with the service Berks & Beyond provided him in the past, so he trusted us to find a temporary replacement for this important position. The Solution:… Read more

Results at Work: Simplifying Staffing for a High Volume Staffing User

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A large part of our role as a staffing partner is to simplify staffing for our clients.  Here’s an example of how educating a new user helped strengthen our relationship and make her job easier: The Problem: Having been recently acquired by another company, our client was undergoing significant staff changes.  The individual who took… Read more

Results at Work: Communication, Coordination and Customized Reporting Create Staffing Success

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The Problem: A Central Pennsylvania client of ours is in the logistics industry – which, due to the volatile nature of their business, means that their staffing needs are constantly changing.  To complicate matters, their operations are spread out across nearly a dozen locations. In the past, managers at each of the sites would call… Read more

Results at Work: Creative Staffing Solutions Help Everybody Win

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To solve our clients’ complex staffing challenges, we at Berks & Beyond often have to think outside the box.  Here’s a creative solution we developed for a valued client that benefited all parties involved: The Problem: To meet the staffing needs of their multiple locations, a Pennsylvania manufacturer’s corporate office decided to require all their… Read more

Results at Work: Effective Staffing Means More Than Just Filling a Job Opening

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At Berks and Beyond, we want to make staffing simpler and more effective for you.  When your challenges are complex, we can provide the expertise you need in all parts of the personnel cycle – from position description through orientation – to ensure a successful match.  The following case study demonstrates our results at work: The… Read more

Results at Work: E-Verify Yields Better Candidates for Allentown, PA Distribution Company

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The Problem: An Allentown distribution company was having trouble finding quality employees.  The staffing service they were working with sent them candidates without properly checking their criminal backgrounds first.  Despite discussing these issues with their provider, the problem persisted.  The plant manager turned to Berks & Beyond for help. The Solution: Berks & Beyond understood… Read more

Results at Work: Sometimes it’s All About Service

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The Problem: GMG Bakery, a Reading area employer, was using another staffing service to meet their temporary staffing needs.  Due to the nature of his business, owner Jack Gallen’s placed frequent just-in-time staffing requests.  Unfortunately, those requests were often filled with unreliable workers – or not filled at all. Despite discussing these issues with their… Read more