Expediting the Hiring Process: Why It’s Slow and How to Accelerate It

Expediting the Hiring Process: Why It’s Slow and How to Accelerate It

If it seems the time it takes to attract, interview, and hire candidates for open positions has become slower, you’re right.  The hiring process is slow, more so than ever. Employers are taking longer, with the average length of the hiring process being 36 days. Yet, 55% of candidates think it should take less time—fewer…

Save a Life, Donate Blood

Save a Life, Donate Blood

January is National Blood Donor Month Be a part of the campaign to spread awareness for the need for blood. January is National Blood Donor Month, an opportunity for us all to recognize the selflessness of America’s blood donors. This month was first proclaimed by President Richard Nixon in January of 1970 as a way…

Winter Holiday Safety

Winter Holiday Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Holiday decorating Holiday entertaining Before Heading Out or to Bed Blow out lit candles when you leave the room or go…

Empowering Women in the Workplace—The BelFlex G.R.O.W. Initiative

Empowering Women in the Workplace—The BelFlex G.R.O.W. Initiative

The pandemic simultaneously shined a brighter spotlight on workplace disparities and increased them— especially when it comes to gender gaps.  According to the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Gender Gap Report, “the time it will take for the gender gap to close grew by 36 years in the space of just 12 months between 2020 and…

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention When winter temperatures plummet and home heating systems run for hours the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning increases. CO is found in fumes produced by furnaces, kerosene heaters, vehicles “warmed up” in garages, stoves, lanterns, and gas ranges, portable generators, or by burning charcoal and wood. CO from these…

Crime Prevention & Safety Tips to Keep You & Your Community Safe

Crime Prevention & Safety Tips to Keep You & Your Community Safe

In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month.  October has become the official month for recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness of important issues such as victimization, volunteerism, and creating safer, more caring communities. Many people are concerned about the threat of rising crime in…

Kristy Pierce Gets American Staff Assoc Women in Leadership Scholarship

Kristy Pierce Gets American Staff Assoc Women in Leadership Scholarship

Pierce is one of eight recipients of national award Cincinnati, OH, August 2, 2022 – BelFlex Staffing Network (BelFlex), a staffing and flexible workforce solutions firm in the commercial sector, today announced that Kristy Pierce, Senior Director of Finance and Accounting at BelFlex, has been awarded a Women in Leadership Scholarship by the American Staffing…

Immunization Awareness

Immunization Awareness

National Immunization Awareness Month is sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and is observed in August annually across the USA. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of vaccinating people of all ages against a number of serious and sometimes deadly diseases. The awareness month also celebrates the successes of…

Overcome Turnover Turmoil in Manufacturing & Light Industrial Settings

Overcome Turnover Turmoil in Manufacturing & Light Industrial Settings

While supply chain issues and inflation are still impacting the industry, gains have been made in improving plant operations. However, one significant barrier continues to thwart productivity goals: high employee turnover.  In 2021,the average manufacturing turnover rate was 39.9%. By 2028, 2.5 million manufacturing jobs are estimated to go unfilled. Even now, the industry is…