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We know that negotiating salary is an overwhelming and scary prospect for most people. But it’s also necessary if you want to be paid fairly. The number one reason why most people don’t get the salary they feel they deserve is because they don’t ask! Not negotiating your salary is a huge mistake that can end up costing your thousands of dollars a year in potential earnings. By following thes Read More

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Small businesses can’t always afford a full-time receptionist, delivery driver or even a temporary warehouse worker during peak holiday seasons. That’s where temp agencies come in. Unlike large or even mid-sized companies, small businesses are much more hesitant to use temporary staffing. According to inc.com, 90% of Fortune 500 companies use temporary and contract staffing while only 12% of b Read More

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Recruiters and staffing agencies are turning more and more to social platforms to find job candidates. 77% percent of employers use social networks to recruit and 94% of these employers use LinkedIn. As a job seeker, if you do not have a LinkedIn profile and are not incorporating LinkedIn into your job search, you are likely missing out on valuable job opportunities. Here are some tips on setting Read More

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While spending hours navigating through job boards and online postings, you may have thought about applying for a job with a temp agency, but not knowing how they work may have prevented you from submitting your application. I’m here to assure you that working with a temp agency (also called temporary agencies or staffing agencies) can benefit you in numerous ways. Here Read More

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Have you avoided pursuing temporary employment because you think it’s for entry-level workers or college students looking for a summer job? It’s true that many companies hire temporary employees with these attributes, but more and more companies are looking to fill temporary positions with more experienced professionals when they need an extra team member with a specialized skill or time-inten Read More

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The success of a business is dependent on so many things. There are both internal and external factors that can play a huge role in the success or failure of a company. For the purpose of this blog, I am going to focus on one of the biggest internal factors that can determine the rise or fall of a business…its leadership team. More often than not, companies that thrive and grow have these 3 lead Read More

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The old adage "You can't cost cut your way to success," may be true, but that doesn't mean you can't cut costs to improve your profit margins. While you may find it difficult to reduce expenditures in your staffing agency's operations, labor costs, and facilities, and inadvisable to cut marketing expenditures, you may discover easy targets for cutbacks in office expenses. New technology can help s Read More

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As staffing professionals, we all try to bring the best workers to our clients: qualified, motivated and maybe most importantly reliable. Which makes a recent piece of research on staffing industry facts published by SHL, an Atlanta-based talent measurement company, particularly worrisome. The SHL research indicates that a… Read More

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As staffing professionals, we all try to bring the best workers to our clients: qualified, motivated and maybe most importantly reliable. Which makes a recent piece of research on staffing industry facts published by SHL, an Atlanta-based talent measurement company, particularly worrisome. The SHL research indicates that a… Read More