At the heart of every great company is responsible, considerate staffing practices. As experts in managed labor solutions, we’ve rounded up our top tips for coping with a short-staffed team.
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If businesses were machines, they would be something like a luxury watch, with hundreds of tiny gears and cogs working together to achieve a purpose. It’s no secret that a successful company requires a staggering amount of logistics and planning just to maintain its accomplishments. However, the goal of a business isn’t to “maintain” its […]
An improved alternative to temp agencies, our Managed Labor solutions provide the same services with significantly less risk and higher quality staffing.
As the United States reopens after months of lockdown, business owners have many new health and safety obstacles to manage while also having to ensure the right-sized workforce for a smooth return to work. New strategies for managing, scheduling, and protecting against the risk of further infection will be required even as companies attempt to […]
Pet rocks, 8-track tapes, Jazzercise and shoulder pads… the 1980s gave us things we miss and things we don’t. It’s subjective, mostly. Jazzercise never really went away and the high ponytail scrunchie is staging a comeback. But there are some things about the ’80s that should definitely not return. Take hiring trends, for example. In […]
At LACOSTA, we are fully operational around the country and here to support you, particularly with cleaning and sanitization services and supplemental labor to help you maintain business continuity. Face masks, social distancing and toilet paper shortages have become the norm as our communities adjust to life during the COVID-19 coronavirus global pandemic. And, with […]
A tight labor market with high demand for skilled workers has manufacturers constantly searching for labor. As a traditional method for filling gaps in your workforce, temporary agencies are a familiar option for filling a variety of skilled and unskilled positions. But there are serious drawbacks to this type of outsourcing, which is plagued by […]
Who would you trust more to help fill your labor needs on the production floor, in the warehouse, on the dock, and throughout your plant: a business partner or a vendor? With unemployment at a record-low, the labor market has become increasingly competitive and manufacturers are struggling to source and retain talent. Traditionally, temp staffing […]
As part of our managed labor staffing service for manufacturers, we provide a wide variety of services across multiple skill levels. Here’s a sampling of the services we provided this year to our customers: Material Handling & Forklift Driver We use our customers’ systems, pick sheets and RFID scanners for a turnkey approach to effective workforce […]
We recently conducted a market research study focused on the use of temp staffing in large manufacturing plants. Here is what the plant managers we interviewed described as the top five drawbacks of using temps: Inconsistent attendance and performance Attitude can be more negative and non-committal compared to full-time employees Management of temp staffers is […]