To Mandate or Not to Mandate: The Arguments For and Against Vaccine Mandates

To Mandate or Not to Mandate: The Arguments For and Against Vaccine Mandates 1

Despite a certain degree of normality that’s managed to return to public life over the past six months, the pandemic is still ongoing and shows no clear end in sight. While the vaccine rollouts have allowed a sense of ease for many, cases have continued to mount on a regular basis, and many have accepted… Read More »

New Location: Ascend Staffing DeSoto

Ascend Staffing will be opening a new branch in DeSoto, Texas. A suburb of Dallas, this will mark our second office in the city, third in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, and sixth overall in the great state of Texas. One of the oldest cities in North Texas, DeSoto has grown tremendously since its founding.… Read More »

How Your Body Clock Can Work For or Against You

How Your Body Clock Can Work For or Against You 2

We are not a nocturnal species, no matter how hard we try. People are biologically programmed to sleep when it’s dark outside and be active during daylight hours. This is called the circadian rhythm, or your body clock. Work schedules do not always align with the body clock, for example working at night or having… Read More »

Has it ever occurred to you that your work clothes may cause you to be injured?

Has it ever occurred to you that your work clothes may cause you to be injured? 3

The fact is that the work clothes you wear to the job can affect your safety. A simple example is the length of your pants. If they are too long, you can easily catch your heel in them coming down a ladder or trip yourself while backing up or see them while going downstairs. Although… Read More »

New Location: Ascend Staffing Huntsville

Ascend Staffing is pleased to announce we will be opening a new office in Huntsville, Alabama. This marks our second branch in the state after previously establishing an office in Demopolis. Huntsville is a high-tech city brimming with culture and history dating back several centuries. In more recent times, the city is well known for… Read More »

Eye On Safety

Eye On Safety 4

These first aid tips can help minimize the severity of eye injuries There are a myriad of ways that your eyes can be injured while on the job site. In this blog post we are going to name the 4 most common ways and the proper way to initially treat those until a medical professional… Read More »

Ascend Staffing Made the Inc. 5000 2021 List

Ascend Staffing Made the Inc. 5000 2021 List 5

We’re excited to announce Ascend Staffing has made the Inc 5000’s fastest-growing private companies in America for 2021.  Inc. 5000 is a prestigious list of the nation’s fastest growing private corporations based on overall revenue growth over a three-year period. Some of the more noteworthy companies to make the list include Pandora, 7 Eleven, and… Read More »

Heat Exhaustion: What You Should Know if you Work Outside

Heat Exhaustion: What You Should Know if you Work Outside 6

August is just around the corner and with record breaking temperatures this summer, here are some things to be aware of that will keep you safe from the scorching heat Here are the Warning Signs Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body… Read More »

Idaho Business Podcast: Mark K. Holland – Professional Opportunity, Happiness & Balance

Idaho Business Podcast: Mark K. Holland - Professional Opportunity, Happiness & Balance 7

Mark K. Holland, CEO and Chairman of Ascend Staffing, was on the Idaho Business Podcast to talk about professional opportunity, happiness and balance. Listen to this episode below: This incredibly powerful CEO discusses fantastic professional opportunities for people entering or reentering the workforce. What also makes Mark so powerful is his happiness and professional and… Read More »

National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 8

The most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a total of 5,333 fatal work injuries in 2019, which represents the highest number of workplace fatalities since 2007. Meanwhile, private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. For National Safety Month, let’s take a deeper look at these important workplace findings. Workplace… Read More »