Why You Should Consider Trade School Instead of a Four-Year College

Why You Should Consider Trade School Instead of a Four-Year College For a lot of people, going to a four-year college seems like an automatic choice when they graduate high school. As a recruiter, I am seeing opportunities for skilled trades and not enough people with the knowledge to fill them. Quite a bit of… Read More »

8 Ways to Network Using Social Media

8 Ways to Network Using Social Media Unlock the power how to network using social media. Learn how to expand your connections and boost your professional presence online 1. Let people know you’re looking Include in your Linkedin Headline and switch on the “let recruiters know you’re open to opportunities” setting. The headline is visible… Read More »

Learning to Lead Before You’re Management

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Learning to Lead Before You’re Management It can be difficult to watch your fellow coworkers receive promotions and be given supervising or management roles while you haven’t changed positions. If you feel like you’re a good candidate for the next leadership role, maybe you just need some help showing that to the bosses. Be as… Read More »

Great Leaders Make Great Employees

Great Leaders Make Great Employees To retain great employees, it is imperative to first be a great leader I can confidently say Barracuda Staffing is built from great leaders. Within our organization, this becomes a trickle-down effect. All our employees are challenged daily to develop and sharpen their leadership skills by voicing their opinions and… Read More »

Employee Appreciation Is More Than A Yearly Event

Employee Appreciation Is More Than A Yearly Event March 2nd was employee appreciation day. The topic should be on every boss’ mind, but if you are only recognizing your employees once a year, you’re way off mark. Research shows that happy employees are more productive (by 31%) and sales and work accuracy see huge boosts.… Read More »

How to Keep Your Team on Track During the Holidays

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How to Keep Your Team on Track During the Holidays Between holidays, family vacations, and parties it is difficult to stay on track during the last two months of the year. It’s even harder to lead a team full of distracted employees, complete those end of the year projects, and set up for the new… Read More »