The Potential Pitfalls of Using More Than One Staffing Agency

When it comes to the nuts and bolts of a staffing office, our clients truly are in charge. However you want us to service your account, we’ll gladly comply and do the very best we can to exceed your expectations as a client. But there are several possible staffing arrangements that can affect the level… Read more »

Is There a Solution to America’s Opioid Crisis?

As anyone in staffing, recruiting, or hiring knows all too well, one of the top recruiting obstacles isn’t so much generating interest in the position. No, that part is relatively easy, especially if you’re paying a competitive wage. Often the hardest part, sadly, is getting the candidates you’ve carefully recruited at great expense to pass… Read more »

Hilarious Drug Test Stories From The Staffing World

As much as the law, technology, and even the workforce itself may change a staffer’s job over time, one thing will probably always remain the same – that ever-ubiquitous, empty-your-pockets, pee-in-a-cup, gloves-on, ‘hold your nose and pray there’s a white line because you really really neeeed this person to go to work tomorrow’ DRUG TEST!… Read more »

Employee Satisfaction: More Than Meets The Eye!

It’s no secret that every company wants their employees to be fully engaged and productive at work. After all, employee productivity and engagement is the foundation upon which companies make money, expand and succeed. Without employee engagement, productivity would not take place, and without productivity, bankruptcy is only a step around the corner. Of course,… Read more »

Five ‘No Excuse’ Ways Applicants Eliminate Themselves, And How To Fix Them

If you’re stuck in the unenviable position of looking for work, taking steps to make yourself a more well-rounded, qualified, marketable candidate is always a good move. Typically, advice along those lines involves going back to school, learning a trade, or even entering an entirely new career at the bottom of the ladder. All good… Read more »

Society’s ‘Unemployable’ Problem, And What Can Be Done About It

  In his January farewell address, I couldn’t help but notice President Obama crowing about an unemployment rate supposedly sitting at a 10-year low. That’s because, as Sean Hannity aptly pointed out on his show immediately following the address, upwards of 95 million Americans have dropped out of the labor force. In other words, the… Read more »

It’s One Thing To Say Our Service Is Great, But WE Can PROVE It!

Is anyone else besides me experiencing “survey exhaustion?” These days, it seems like more and more companies are looking for an excuse to obtain my email address somewhere along the transaction process. Presumably it’s because they want to help me out by signing me up for some sort of loyalty or rewards plan, but in… Read more »

Mike Rowe, Vocational Education, And America’s Massive Skills Gap

He hasn’t even taken the oath of office yet, but Donald Trump is already hard at work saving American manufacturing and promising to keep and bring even more. That’s a good thing for America and Americans, but it does present a question only those of us who struggle to recruit and hire people for a… Read more »

How Will A Donald Trump Presidency Affect The Staffing Industry?

In case anyone hasn’t gotten the memo yet, this seemingly endless election season is finally over, and like it or not, our president-elect is Donald J. Trump. Things always change significantly when a new party takes power, especially if the new party has control of both houses of Congress. It did in 2009 after President Obama… Read more »

Our Number One Advice For Job Seekers? Get a Job!

Whether the real unemployment rate is as low as the government says it is or much, much higher because it still refuses to count those who have given up looking for work, companies all across the land are STILL having a hard time finding qualified candidates to fill their open jobs, and many job seekers… Read more »