Leadpoint safety employee in MRF

Strategic Workforce Management: Prioritizing Safety and Quality for Operational Excellence

As seen in Waste Advantage – November 2023 What is one thing material recovery facilities (MRFs), plastic recovery facilities (PRFs), and polymer sites have in common? Each needs a safe and reliable workforce to keep their facilities running. Staffing these sites is a pivotal challenge in the waste and recycling industry. The hurdle extends beyond…

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Second Chance Hiring: Setting the Stage for Success

As seen in Waste Advantage – November 2023 Effective second chance hiring programs provide job seekers with a clear pathway to meaningful employment.  Setting the Stage for Success Leadpoint faced significant challenges in maintaining their workforce, during the tumultuous year of 2020, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to these challenges, Maiko Joslin and…

Bale of trash at a MRF

Second Chance Hiring: Creating Business Opportunity and Changing Lives

As seen in Waste Advantage – November 2023 In 2018, upon her release from prison, Maiko Joslin embarked on a new journey by landing an entry-level position at Leadpoint Business Services, a workforce solutions company specializing in the waste and recycling industry. Before taking this role, Maiko developed her skills and work ethic through various…

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Build Greater Efficiency and Control Costs by Partnering with a Workforce Provider

As seen in Waste Advantage – April 2023 Managing operating costs and employee performance are two of the most important day to day tasks to maintain an efficient recycling facility. Engaging in these tasks can be time consuming and expensive. Labor costs, overhead and burden typically comprise the largest portion of an operating budget. In…