Just as some people are stunned when they suddenly hear a parent’s voice coming from their body, so too was I when I realized a few days ago that I had become my mentor.
Banfi Vintners, a 92-year old company headquartered in Old Brookville, NY, recently, challenged LLoyd Staffing to fill a critical opening for a Temp-to-Hire Production Manager – identifying an appropriately skilled candidate quickly and to get him or her into the interview cycle without delay.
Today, many employers find themselves with a member of the military on staff. These Reserve soldiers may be members of the National Guard or Reserve forces from any branch of the military – in fact, they comprise approximately 48% of America’s available soldiers.
When I was a kid I dreaded Labor Day because it meant summer was over and the first day of school was just two days away. As an adult, I kind of like it. It represents a day off from work and it still means that school is just two days away. (Sorry, kids.)
I don’t know, after 20 plus years selling staffing services and managing sales teams I think my mind is starting to play tricks on me, as it did very recently when thinking about our new business activity. “How much business did we close this month, quarter?” I asked myself and my senior management team and then while waiting for the data I sat back and thought about why we are “closing business” especially in a service oriented industry like ours.