Acceptable Reasons To Call Out of Work – Part II

  We have a question on our online application that goes like this, “What would you consider an acceptable reason to call out of work?” The reason we ask the question, of course, is to gauge the potential employee’s attitude and overall approach to calling out. If they are someone who thinks it’s OK to… Read more »

Acceptable Reasons To Call Out of Work

We have a question on our online application that goes like this: “What would you consider an acceptable reason to call out of work?” The reason we ask the question, of course, is to gauge the potential employee’s attitude and overall approach to calling out. If they are someone who thinks it’s OK to call… Read more »

Our Craziest Failed Drug Test Excuses

    Ah, that most dreaded of employment rites of passage, the in-house drug screen, that wonderful time when employers and future employees who barely know each other are forced through the distasteful process of getting to know each other more than they ever wanted to… EVER… (can anyone say TMI??) Most staffing agencies conduct… Read more »

Crazy staffing stories

  There’s no doubting it – we definitely do snow different in the South. If I had a dime for the number of call-offs we receive every time there’s even a HINT or minutia of snow in the air or on the ground (or drifting out of someone’s freezer), I’d be able to buy a… Read more »

Would you hire a scorpion?

  In all my years of working in the staffing industry, the impact of something seemingly so simple as a nickname never really slapped me across the face so hard as when I glanced at the ‘nickname’ box on the completed application of an otherwise unassuming, skinny, barely-out-of-high-school kid sitting across my desk at a… Read more »

“I’ll Take Any Work You Give Me Except That. And That…”

While the majority of the people who come to us looking for work are wonderful candidates who we are happy to try to help in any way we can, we, like any other employer, sometimes deal with people like the one in this article! Again, we are honored to have had this post published in… Read more »