Why Over-hiring for Gigs is Your Key to Success

Starting to engage with the gig economy can be intimidating. You’ll have to consider hiring workers you have no history with. Your decisions will be based on a gig worker’s reputation (stars, reviews, experience, etc). With a brand new pool of applicants, it’s inevitable that you’ll experience a “No Call, No Show” or a “No…

How You Can Identify & Keep Gig Economy Talent

Whether you hire seasonal workers or need an occasional extra hand, the gig economy workforce can be a great tool. To maximize your ROI and capitalize on the time you spend finding new gig workers, you should identify individuals who could be a longer-term solution for your business. Then, ensure they stay engaged by communicating…

What to Consider in Your Job Application Process

There are several types of job searches, from the casual browse to the desperate “pray and spray” method. When you’re looking for income, it may be tempting to keep your options wide open. This works for some job seekers but it might not be the best path for you. Take your time in your job…

How To Answer the Interview Question, “Why are you a good fit?”

While hiring companies can ask any number of questions when you’re applying to a job, almost all of them will ask some version of, “Why are you a good fit?” With so many ways to answer this broad interview question, it can be difficult to feel confident that your response will stand out from the…

Reopening your business the smart way during COVID-19

Two months ago, businesses shuttered as Americans united to flatten the curve after the coronavirus outbreak. Now, we find our country at a crossroads. Some states are preparing to open their doors while others continue to wait out the storm. Regardless of how close you are to returning to business as usual, consider these points…

How to Prevent No Shows

You’ve spent hours sourcing and screening the perfect person for your job and are confident in the candidate you’ve selected. They’re a culture fit, they have the experience, even confirmed their shift, everything seems perfect… and then the candidate no-shows. Now you’re scrambling to find a replacement, and are suddenly back to square one. If…

How to Address Employment Gaps with Hiring Companies

A few generations ago, it was common to see someone settle into their career and spend the majority of their working years at the same company, maybe even in the same role. It used to be seen as a sign of loyalty and stability. Nowadays, it’s more common to see resumes with multiple jobs for…

Digital Screening & The Rise of the ‘Interactive Job Interview’

In the past, if you needed to hire 100, 1000 or 5,000 people, you would hold a job fair. Your company would meet, interview, and review their resume and references–a process that was both time consuming and expensive, to only yield mixed results. But now, as essential businesses need to hire hundreds of thousands of…

How to Find, Hire & Protect Workers During a Pandemic

Americans are being advised to practice social distancing and, in some cases, shelter in place as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the economy. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are out of work and worried about where their next paycheck will come from. Meanwhile, essential businesses are still open and are seeing an incredible spike…

How to Make the Most of Working Remotely

Remote work has been steadily growing in popularity for so many reasons. Workers want more flexibility, it expands your talent pool options and cuts costs since there’s no need for a physical location. But a lot of employees are finding themselves suddenly working remotely without a choice as their companies are taking precautions to prevent…

Three Reasons Recruiters are Burnt-Out at Your Staffing Agency

Let’s face it, recruiting is one of the toughest jobs out there. I’m sure you’ve experienced this first-hand. Whether you’ve been a recruiter yourself or you’ve been in staffing long enough to know the ropes…there is no doubt that recruiting is a stressful, round-the-clock, no-days-off kind of role. But does it have to be?  Some…

Employer Branding & Recruitment Marketing for On-Demand Staffing Firms

In today’s job market, there are literally not enough people to fill open jobs. And the on-demand staffing industry is suffering the most with a plethora of gig-based platforms out there like Lyft, Task Rabbit, and Doordash taking workers away from traditional staffing firms. In this extremely tight labor market, staffing firms have to be…

3 Ways Your Staffing Agency Can Support Employees with Disabilities

What if we told you we know about a massive pool of talented, loyal, hardworking individuals that could help your staffing agency grow? I’d be willing to bet your firm is always looking for people fitting that description.  There are approximately 61 million adults with a disability in the United States. That means that nearly…