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Find That Job: 3 Benefits of Using a Placement Agency

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Aug 7, 2019 9:36:10 AM

We understand searching and applying for jobs can be a tedious task. Just when you think you have found the perfect job, you read more about the position to find a deceiving title or a specialized qualification you are lacking. 

However, with a staffing agency, you can streamline your job search and avoid the stress of enduring the process alone. When you work with a staffing agency, a team of experts will provide guidance from the beginning and throughout the application and interview process. However, these aren't the only benefits. Here are three ways staffing agencies can streamline your job search.

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Topics: Leadership and Culture

Contract vs. Contract-to-Hire Staffing: Which Does Your Business Need Most?

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Aug 1, 2019 9:31:03 AM

Building an incredible staff starts with identifying your short-term and long-term business goals. How can you hire well without knowing where your company is headed? Whatever your goals may be, it's important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of short-term employees, as well as the two types: contract and contract-to-hire.   

With contract-to-hire employees, the predictable pattern of work can create a sustainable income for experienced professionals, while giving corporations time to think ahead and strategize in times of transition. However, contract employees provide companies with stable staffing levels while reducing employee-related costs. Let's dig a little deeper into the differences between these types of employees, and the benefits of each. 

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Topics: News and Trends

3 Reasons Business Owners Should Hire a Staffing Agency

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Jul 26, 2019 9:33:24 AM

Imagine you are the owner of a manufacturing company. You recently received a large product order, yet there is a limited supply of workers. As a result, production will suffer. What do you do? You choose to work with a staffing agency to quickly fill the gap in support so you can focus on the task at hand: fulfilling the product order. 

In periods of growth, employers may face hardships with production demands in the short-term. However, your company will maintain a sustainable and long-term employment strategy. During these periods of change, temporary employees are fiscally effective in fulfilling promises to customers while navigating growth. 

No matter what problem your company is facing, whether that be a limited supply of workers or a period of growth, staffing agencies serve as a solution to a multitude of employment needs. Here's a glimpse at some of the benefits of partnering with a staffing agency when your organization is growing. 

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Topics: News and Trends

Importance of Digital Literacy in the Entry-Level Job Market

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Jul 17, 2019 9:28:37 AM

As the entry-level job market grows more competitive, employers are seeking out applicants with industry-specific skills, which brings greater value to the team. As a prospective employee, how can you stand out and prime yourself to be an optimal candidate? We will be breaking down the importance of digital literacy in both the job search itself, and the most sought-after entry-level skills within these industries.

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Topics: Leadership and Culture

Want to Grow Your Business? Make People Your Priority.

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Mar 1, 2019 9:34:16 AM

Your employees are the heart and soul of your company's operations. Their individual contributions drive your organization's overall success. In other words, you can't grow and scale your business without a proactive, people-first approach to recruitment and engagement. This is true whether you're looking to expand into new markets, increase revenue, or simply boost brand awareness. 

Here are three ways employers can promote sustainable growth by leveraging their most important asset: their staff. 

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Topics: Leadership and Culture

How to Combat Poor Employee Retention and High Turnover

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Feb 25, 2019 3:34:06 PM
Employee retention is a powerful determinant and indicator of a company's overall health. High turnover is not only hard on employee morale, but also harmful to growth and profitability. 
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Topics: Leadership and Culture

Ghosted by an applicant? Here's what to do.

Posted by Berton Pinkham on Feb 20, 2019 12:14:43 PM

The term "ghosting" is usually used to reference a rather concerning trend in modern dating. You meet someone online, chat for a bit, and maybe even go on a first date. Then, they go silent. Sound familiar?That's because ghosting happens in the corporate world, too.

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Topics: Leadership and Culture

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