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 »

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 »

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 »

4 Steps to Strengthen Your Employer Brand

Perception is reality, they say, and that’s very true when it comes to your branding. How customers, and even potential employees, see your brand will affect how they interact with you moving forward. We know that showing how you care and your company culture is essential, and it can attract and retain top talent. Your… Read More »

Crisis Management Tips for Employers

COVID-19 has brought with it several challenges. Stress levels are high for many people, including those who found themselves suddenly working from home as lockdown started. Managers had to switch gears without much time for preparation. What lessons have we learned over the last several months that can give you the tools you need to… Read More »

Low-Cost Perks That Can Attract Top Talent

The workplace is changing, and that means you need to consider new ways to attract talent to your company. This is especially true if your business model has changed to include more remote working arrangements. That also means you may be working with a tighter budget, so what are some low-cost perks you can consider… Read More »

How to Make Your Employees Feel Safe at Work

There’s an entirely new conversation about safety in the workplace happening today. Discussions on hazards have shifted to include the transmission of the novel coronavirus. Employers must make current team members and potential employees feel safe on the job in a post-COVID-19 word. Here are a few things you can implement as you begin to… Read More »

How You Know it’s Time to Hire

There are so many moving parts when it comes to hiring. That has never been more apparent than right now as our economy struggles to keep up during the COVID-19 crisis. How do you know when the time is right to hire? And how do you plan now for future hiring? There are some signs… Read More »