Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and… Read More »

Enjoy Work Again: Ask for Job Rotation

Fatigue, boredom, and burnout can all happen to the best of us. It’s not necessarily a probably with the job or with you. No matter how much you love your job, it’s possible to get bored or tired of doing the same things all the time. One possible solution to this feeling is to ask… Read More »

COVID-Safe Team Building Activities

Team building activities go with office culture like peanut butter and jelly. But in 2020, we have a significant concern to contend with. The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is still hanging around, so how do you keep your employees safe and still encourage team building activities to improve morale and keep your employees engaged.… Read More »

Top Clerical Jobs in Houston Hiring NOW

At Meador Staffing, we see clerical needs throughout the Houston area. If you’re on the job market and looking for clerical positions, what sorts of opportunities are available? Let’s take a look at some of the clerical jobs available now and what steps you need to take to apply.   Administrative Assistant  Admin assistants cover a lot of… Read More »

Why Are My New Hires So Slow?

Do you have concerns about your new hires? Are they off to a slow start? Do they seem lazy or sluggish on the job? There are a lot of reasons this may be happening. New hires sometimes don’t work out for many reasons, so it’s important to determine why. And once you do, what happens… Read More »

Not Looking? Go on That Interview Anyway: Here’s Why

Are you here because a Meador recruiter recently contacted you? If you weren’t looking for a job, a call from a recruiter can feel like it comes from out of the blue. Maybe we found you on LinkedIn or through a mutual connection, but that’s not what matters. You’ve been contacted because you have the… Read More »

The Meador Approach to Flexible Staffing

Flexible seems to be the word of the year in 2020. As different industries are required to try unique approaches, having flexible staffing options is critical for success. So how does your Houston based business, whether administrative, professional, manufacturing, or industrial, answer the call for more flexible solutions? Working with Meador Staffing and experiencing our… Read More »

Leadership Skills: Active Listening for Employee Success

Humans have a natural ability to only listen long enough to reply. It’s not uncommon and it’s not always bad, but it can get in the way of developing good leadership skills. When your employees come to you with concerns, they want to know they’re being heard. You can practice your listening skills and improve… Read More »