It’s Our Anniversary!

10 Years and Counting We started with the idea to build an agency that could be transformative and create a more professional, well-run,… Read More

Also Contagious – Attitudes

Is Yours Worth Catching? The past couple of years have taught us all a lot more than we ever wanted to know about… Read More

Enhancing the Benefits of Utilizing a Staffing Agency

Why You Should Consider Incorporating an Onsite Recruiter   Think about how you make use of a staffing agency. After laying out the… Read More

Chicago’s Minimum Wage Isn’t Just About Chicago

How does Chicago’s minimum wage increase affect me in Lake, Cook, DuPage, or Will County? On 7/1/22 the minimum wage… Read More

Re-Examining New Hire Requirements

When Being Exacting Isn’t Working For You We all are painfully aware that the labor market of 2019 is nothing like… Read More

Coming Soon

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our operations! Starting in May, The Xcel Group will be bringing its expertise to… Read More

Let’s Walk – And Talk

Have you thought about a walking meeting? We all know that walking 30 minutes or more a day is… Read More

Tired, Exhausted, Fatigued – Why Manufacturing Companies Need to Pay Attention

They all mean the same thing, right? Not exactly, but being tired or exhausted can lead to fatigue. And that can be dangerous… Read More

Falls, Slips, and Trips – The 3rd Leading Cause of Injury in Manufacturing

Once again, we are looking at the top causes of injury in the Manufacturing workplace. And coming in at number 3, or 20%… Read More

Overexertion & Bodily Reaction – The #2 Cause of Injury in Manufacturing

Continuing our series for National Safety Month, we are now looking at the number 2 cause of injuries… Read More