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Here’s some good news for the staffing industry: according to the recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, not only did the employment rate hold steady in December at 7.8%, but staffing industry trends also showed little change from the month of November into the new year. What’s so good about that? We, staffing industry trends have been on a roll and the roll does not appea Read More

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Anyone managing a staffing company knows the frustration of seeing a qualified candidate lose out on a job because he or she didn’t do some of the little things necessary to land it. Likewise, maybe we have lost out ourselves on good candidates for the same reason. It’s in everyone’s best interest to make sure candidates can present themselves in the best possible light, not just to prospective Read More

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Location, location, location..they’re the three keys to a successful business, right? That’s a gross oversimplification, of course, especially when you’re in a business-to-business marketing operation, such as staffing. But even if you’re not dependent on walk-in customers, the right location can play a role in your success. Choosing… Read More

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If you’re a prospective franchisee, whether it's a staffing franchise your considering or any other, make no mistake: franchise training programs are operated primarily to ensure that all franchises are operated in an identical fashion according to the franchisor’s system. In other words, while helping you achieve success is definitely in the franchisor’s best interest, much of their training i Read More

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The workplace has become a litigious place, which means a staffing agency can’t be too careful about insurance protection. An unhappy employer who feels you misrepresented an individual’s qualifications, or an irate worker who feels you’re guilty of discrimination or defamation of character can become a legal nightmare. No… Read More