Workforce Management Blog

Tara Jones

Tara Jones, the VP of Operations at Effex Management Solutions, ensures the continued evolution of Effex/client partnerships and growth of internal staff.

Recent Posts

3 Ways to Supercharge the Tech Industry with Contingent Workers

Posted by Tara Jones

4/6/16 9:00 AM


What does it take for a tech company to be successful? It needs to be on the cutting edge of innovation, providing their customer base with the devices and applications to meet their needs.

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Topics: Production, Training Resources

How to Determine What You Need from a Workforce Management Partner

Posted by Tara Jones

3/29/16 9:00 AM


More and more companies are turning to staffing agencies to meet their workforce needs.

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management

Your Contingent Workforce Should Start Their Day with These 3 Things

Posted by Tara Jones

3/23/16 9:00 AM


How does your contingent workforce start their day? Perhaps more importantly, what do you do to encourage them at the start of their day?

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Contingent Workers

Auto Industry Secrets: 3 Ways to Recruit and Motivate Low Wage Contingent Workers

Posted by Tara Jones

3/17/16 9:00 AM


It’s not easy working for minimum wage. Workers feel like they’re at the bottom of the totem pole, and wonder why they should even bother making the effort.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Human Resources

Contingent Workforce Woes: 4 Ways to Handle That “Bad Banana”

Posted by Tara Jones

3/14/16 9:00 AM


In every company, there are bound to be a few difficult employees. Poor job performance can be fixed with training, but this goes beyond that.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Human Resources

4 Workforce Training Methods to Transform Your Manufacturing Facility

Posted by Tara Jones

3/10/16 9:00 AM


How do you ensure efficiency and productivity in your contingent workforce? There are several different methodologies that are designed to help you do that. But which one is the right one for you?

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Production, Training Resources

Are You Using the Right Workforce Recruiting Strategies in 2016?

Posted by Tara Jones

3/8/16 2:47 PM


So your goal for 2016 is to have a skilled and productive workforce: one that knows how to get things done and can help your company increase its revenue.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent employee development

4 Tips to Keep Your Contingent Workforce Healthy

Posted by Tara Jones

2/23/16 12:29 PM


Maintaining a healthy and positive environment in the workplace is important for any company, but with a contingent workforce, it’s even more essential.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Workforce Health

How to Keep Contingent Workers from Spreading Contagious Illnesses

Posted by Tara Jones

2/18/16 9:00 AM


It’s always inconvenient when an employee calls in sick. It’s even more inconvenient when half of your workforce calls in sick at the same time.

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Topics: Safety, Workforce Health

What Will Workforce Staffing Look Like In 2020?

Posted by Tara Jones

2/16/16 2:12 PM


The year 2020 might be just a few years away, but the face of workforce staffing will definitely change considerably over that time.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent Workers