The Carlton Connection

Make Your New Hires Feel Welcome with These Four Tips

Do you remember your first day at a new job? You probably felt a combination of nervousness and excitement. Well, it’s fair to say your new employees also experience that same mixed feeling. Even if you’ve invested in a robust onboarding process, there are some additional things you can do to assist your new hires… Read more »

Why It Pays to Promote Employee Wellness

There’s a lot of buzz these days about culture-building, but many leaders underestimate the role that corporate wellness plays into developing a positive and productive workplace. Giving your employees more opportunities to lead healthier lives will show that you value their well-being and want to provide a healthy, productive environment in which they can thrive.… Read more »

Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Next Trade Show

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With spring underway, chances are you have at least one or two trade shows on your schedule.  Attending large industry events can be both exciting and overwhelming, as there are so many opportunities to learn and network. As a leading staffing firm in Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth, Carlton Staffing attends many trade shows and… Read more »

How Can You Make Sure Your Employees Understand Your Company’s Values?

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Many hiring managers would agree the onboarding and training process can be long and tedious. However, what companies often don’t understand is this process should be carried out long after a formal onboarding process has been completed. Company values are key to your recruiting efforts – and finding the right staffing firm in Houston can… Read more »

Are Unconscious Biases Affecting Your Management Skills?

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As a long-tenured professional, the experiences you gain have shaped your professional views and values. Over time, your management style becomes more established and you find the practices and techniques that work best for you and your business. Have you taken the time to review your management style recently? Have you considered whether some of… Read more »

2018 Recap: Top Posts for Texas Managers and Leaders

Are you looking for new insights into management styles and hiring practices? The end of one year – and the start of another – is the perfect time to shake things up and make some changes. As the year comes to an end, it can be helpful to reflect on the past year and take… Read more »

Servant Leadership: Turn Your Management Style Upside-Down

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As a leader, taking the time to regularly re-evaluate your management style is one of the most important things you can do to build a strong workplace culture and promote innovation among your team. Many leaders are typically drawn to a hierarchal role, in which they put their own opinions, needs and concerns ahead of… Read more »

Addressing the Early Signs of Bullying in the Workplace

In high school, bullying is fairly easy to spot, often in the form of aggressive verbal or physical behavior. Unfortunately, bullying in the workplace is often subtle and more difficult to detect on the surface. As an employer, it’s important that your leadership and management teams are trained and knowledgeable on how to spot signs… Read more »

How Can a Year-End Safety Inspection Benefit Your Company?

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As the busiest months of the year are right around the corner, it’s easy to forget about the importance of safety and its role in maintaining an optimal work environment. With the year-end calendar quickly approaching, it may be the ideal time for your managers to consider auditing the workplace for safety concerns. Check out… Read more »

Don’t Get Spooked by Employees Ghosting Their Jobs!

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Are you experiencing issues with employees who seem to vanish in the night, never to return? Commonly referred to as “ghosting,” employees who don’t return to their jobs without any explanation can be puzzling for many employers. The concept, known as job abandonment, has unfortunately become an issue at many organizations, affecting bottom lines and… Read more »