Getting the Most from Your Summer Temps

Summer often brings multiple requests from staff for their earned vacation time. If summer is also your peak time, the need for temporary support staff increases. To make the most out of your summer help, and prevent potential headaches, consider these suggestions: Onboarding Paperwork When you hire temps during peak periods, it’s essential to differentiate [...]

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Onboarding Strategy to Stop Your Company’s Revolving Door

A new employee’s first day of work entails filling out the necessary paperwork, meeting staff and a grand tour of the facility. Forward-thinking companies, however, know there are tangible benefits when they extend the onboarding process beyond day one. In order to retain employees, it is crucial to have a comprehensive, systematic onboarding plan that [...]

Hiring Managers: Plan Your Summer Staffing Now

Daylight savings time signals the end of winter. It’s hard to believe that summer vacations are just around the corner. Employee vacations can wreak havoc - to avoid the hiccups; you need to pre-plan. Taking steps now will help your business function without skipping a beat and eliminate potential loss of revenue caused by staffing [...]

Summer Job Season Is Heating Up: How Can You Find Student Workers?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports young people from age 16-24 flood the job market during late spring and summer each year. Why, then, can’t you find any young people who desire those summer jobs? The problem is, according to Time Magazine, it is getting more difficult to find students who are willing to work, [...]

Interviewing with a Staffing Agency? Follow These Tips

Is there a difference in interviewing for a staffing agency vs. a company? Yes, and here are tips to help you make the most of your agency interview and move your career forward in 2018. The Position Gateway A staffing agency is often contracted to fill a specific position, and they will screen the candidate [...]

Streamlining your Workflow

Streamlining your workflow isn’t a one-time process – it requires an ongoing awareness of what works and what doesn’t. Following these steps will help your business move forward, maintaining a steady bottom-line, and building the kind of strength that rises above the inevitable storms. Assess Existing Processes Prioritize: Which workflow areas will benefit most from [...]

Employee Side Hustles: Is the Gig Up?

A couple of decades ago, the person who worked a second job was said to be moonlighting. Frowned upon by employers, moonlighting was something one didn’t want to get caught doing—no matter whether the employee had no conflict of interest or a great reason for needing the extra income. Keep in mind the globalization and [...]

Find an Internship and Build Your Resume

Is your resume bare-bones-basic? If you are a college student without much success in finding that great job, it could be because you lack an internship. In fact, many students participate in two or more internships. Statistics show the value of internship experience. Whether from a big company, a virtual one or a small business, [...]

Can You Turn Your Temp Job into a Permanent One?

Lots of companies want to “try before they buy,” especially in this gig economy. While there is no guarantee of a temporary position becoming a permanent job, it is a possibility. In fact, some staffing companies advise candidates looking for work to take a temporary contract position with the hope of turning it into a [...]

The Summer Job Scene – Part II – Attention Clients

Sometimes it is quite difficult to hire summer support staff for entry level positions that experience a high turnover. Your company needs reliable help to step in as your permanent staff enjoys much-needed vacations. And if summer is your busy season, the plot thickens. You need individuals with unique talents and personalities, but finding committed, [...]