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Avoid ‘new’ philosophies

False, yet tempting philosophies, have existed for a long time. The church of Colossae was threatened by a heresy that included some elements of Jewish legalism, such as requiring circumcisions, requiring certain dietary laws, and strange mysticism. Similar philosophies exist today, and people constantly try to add to the Gospel. When they do that, they […]

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Serving your employees is a great recruiting tool

As my staffing agency grew in the first several months, the nature of my job changed from being spent predominantly on sales and finding new clients to dealing more with employee issues. I began to panic as I realized I was spending less time working on sales and recruiting and more time on staffing challenges […]

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Why we should focus more on recruiting low-skilled workers

When I started my staffing franchise, a mentor gave me a couple books for suggested reading about business and about recruiting. One of them was the book “Who: the A Method for Hiring” by Geoff Smart and Randy Street. It was fascinating, and I enjoyed reading it, but it applied more to recruiting professional or […]

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Why are so many people quitting?

I was so excited about the trip to New York City. My company was usually quite frugal, but for the trip to Manhattan it had spared no expense. We would be staying at a beautiful hotel on Madison Avenue, eating at some beautiful restaurants, receiving spending stipend of “fun money,” and visiting Ellis Island and […]

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Thomas Jefferson quotes you probably never heard

Also, a few quotes about Thomas Jefferson. “Jefferson’s sense of Britain as a perennial foe is unsurprising and essential to understand.” Meacham writes. “He thought he was in a perennial war. And if we are to understand what he was like and what life was like for him, then we must see the world as […]