Trainers react to rise of interim managers
- Effective training for a revolving door. West, Karen L. // Training & Development;Sep96, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p51
Presents a method for training temporary employees. Use of creative methods and games; Buddy systems and teambuilding exercises.
- Temp agencies work to keep staffers up-to-date. Cleary, Kristen Maree // Westchester County Business Journal;7/24/95, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p11
Reports on the computer training programs offered by temporary staffing agencies in the United States. Advantages of the training programs; Features of the programs; Comment by Kathryn Meyer, branch manager at Manpower Temporary Services.
- Temporary help, staffing services experience continued growth. // Westchester County Business Journal;1/27/97, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p30
Reports that American temporary help companies spend $260 million a year on training. Responsibility in decreasing employment rate; Increase in temporary help revenues in 1996 by 4.2 percent.
- Ready-trained temps. Berg, Stacie Zoe // Secretary;Oct93, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p14
Reports on temporary placement firms and the training in software packages that they give to employees. Advice for hiring temps; Selection of a temporary placement firm; Testing of `soft skills' at Manpower in Milwaukee; Use of software in skills evaluations at Olsten in Westbury, New York;...
- How to work successfully with a temporary employee. Messmer, Max // Business Credit;Mar1994, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p14
Enumerates steps for a productive and efficient coexistence with a temporary employee. Supervision; Staff support; Realistic goals; Availability of equipment and supplies; Benefits of the proactive approach; Project completion; Criteria of performance evaluation.
- Help given. Ferris, Ann // Regional Review;1998 4th Quarter, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p3
Explains how temporary help firms benefit when they provide free training and advertise it well. Attraction of better applicants; Split of the training costs with the temporary employees who `pay' with initially lower paychecks.
- Retailers' roundtable. Marcin, Natalie // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Sep94, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p168
Presents the views and opinions of gift and accessory retailers about recruitment of Christmas sales associates, training and supervision of temporary employees. Views and opinions of Bill Forston of BJ's Flowers and Gifts, Margaret Hathaway of M.L. Jarvis Inc., Holly Heftner of Elements, Jerry...
- Gemology 101: A Crash Course for the Counter. Roskin, Gary // JCK;Sep2000, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p132
Presents a primer to help prepare temporary jewelry store employees for holiday gemstone sales and as a quick and easy reference for seasoned staff. Qualities of a diamond; Methods by which diamonds are evaluated; Common fancy diamond colors; Difference between synthetic and natural gems;...
- Top tips of the week. // PHC Profit Report;1/1/96, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p3
Offers tips on premium giveaways, plastic stickers, temporary employment and company brochures. Premiums from DuPage/Fox Valley Industry Fund in Illinois; Advantage of a round plaster sticker with company's logo; Temporary agency for nonunion and administrative people working for CommAir;...