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The Modern Role of a Staffing Firm: Part 1

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By Michelle Matheny; Account Manager with TempExperts Over the last two years, the labor market in the US has experienced unforeseen challenges.  The pandemic and the “Great Resignation” have seen millions of Americans in employment-transition, whether by choice or not.  These changes have created a monumental necessity for employees in many fields, causing many companies… Read more »

Temporary Staffing in 2022: A Business Plan for Self-Sufficiency

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“It’s nothing personal. It’s just a business decision.” Whether you’ve been on the receiving end of words like those or only live in fear of them (as nearly half of all Americans reported in a nationwide poll conducted only a couple of years ago), they’re unsettling to say the least. The loss of a full-time… Read more »

Resume Therapy: The Thing to Try When You’re Done Trying

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Finding yourself out of work for weeks, months—even years—was hard enough back in pre-pandemic days when re-entering the workforce was more of a numbers game. Staying persistent would tend to pay off, as would taking time to earn a certification within your chosen field. If you weren’t earning steady dollars, chasing them through freelance work… Read more »

Cognitive Output: Smarter Thinking in Staffing Services

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For many organizations, the decision to add staff members has historically come down to seeing overtime figures go through the roof. Simple enough to justify when a small group of frontline employees are all putting in 50+ hours each per week. In that case, it’s easy to crunch the numbers and see where another pair… Read more »

Remote Opportunities: Bringing Your “A-Game” to the Virtual Workplace

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Employees work best when allowed to do what they do best. As far as basic management principles go, that one is pretty standard. But given the disruptive impact of COVID-19 on business over the last five months, the concept has taken on new significance—and, even wider acceptance—as employers increasingly shift workload offsite. On one hand,… Read more »

Coping with COVID-19: Success is Cliché

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“We’re all in this together.” Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus, those words have become so common they’ve almost lost their meaning. Apart from the slew of marketers, news stations, and community partners that repeat them ad nauseum, there remains—from a business standpoint—the very real interpretation that everything and everyone is interconnected in ways that… Read more »

Trust is Everything: Prevailing Wisdom in an Age of Anxiety

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Facts being what they are, few of us feel 100% prepared for making the best of what looks to be a certain downturn in the economy. Yet, it’s fair to say those who fall back on a “wait-and-see” approach will likely find themselves on the perimeter of the workforce once the COVID-19 factor fully establishes… Read more »

The Gold Standard: Putting Quality Over Quantity in Your Hiring Pool

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By and large, the less there is of any particular commodity, the more valuable it’s likely to be. Think about gold. According to one online resource, all the gold mined since the days of the ancient Egyptians would fit in just over three Olympic-sized swimming pools. That doesn’t seem like much, especially considering that trade… Read more »

The Unfriendly Specter of ‘Ghosting’ in the Workplace

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The Halloween season is upon us. Perfect timing, from an autumnal standpoint anyway, to talk about a trend once thought to only rattle the shackles of employees on the job hunt. Something akin to a headhunter calling, then setting up what appears to be favorable conditions for moving forward—just to vanish without a trace in… Read more »