What Is The Correct Pay Rate? Know Your Rights.

Four HR Professionals standing outside of office building

What Is The Correct Pay Rate? If you’re working a temp assignment, you are familiar with pay rates. As many of you know, the challenge comes when you work a temp assignment and the office writes you a check for a days work. Nice!. You got paid and the office receives the requested service. Were… Read more »

The Benefits of Choosing a Retained Dental Staffing Agency

Greg Ikner discusses the benefits of retained dental staffing at Board Meeting

Do you find yourself engaging with as many recruiting and staffing agencies as possible to help you with your vacancies? Only to get deluged with worthless and oftentimes the same resumes, but from different agencies? In essence you’re creating this quagmire, and may not realize it. You are forcing contingency recruiting agencies to race to… Read more »

The Great Resignation Continues

The Great Resignation continues. For companies struggling to fill open roles, good news may be around the corner. On the flip side, companies that haven’t paid enough attention to their current employees needs could be in for a rude awakening. According to the results of a new survey by staffing services company Yoh, only 30% of… Read more »

Out Of Work Longer Than 60 Days? Keep Reading

Out of work longer than 60 days can be a problem for in-demand professionals. The latest unemployment numbers show an economy that is doing great and more people are working than at any other time in U.S. history. So you are going to have to be prepared to address in an interview why you haven’t… Read more »

How To Move Past A Company Downsizing

How to move past a company downsizing is a hot topic in the work world. Like the saying goes “Life happens“. A relevant topic today is corporate downsizing and mergers or as companies refer to it as “right-sizing”. Oftentimes talented and experienced professionals find themselves in a position of unplanned unemployment. It is important to… Read more »

Now you see them and then…they disappear

Magicians love to make people disappear and this is entertaining to watch. But when new hires and job candidates disappear without any notice it becomes a problem. In the recruiting business, this is referred to as “ghosting”. So I decided to use Merriam Websters [guess I could have used Wikileaks or the Urban dictionary] definition of the… Read more »

Job Openings But Not Enough Qualified Applicants

Not long ago this sign created excitement with the steady stream of resumes flooding desks of HR departments across the country. How quickly time and conditions can change in the job market. But this time it is changing for the good. With a robust economy and jobs growth, we are seeing unemployment numbers of which… Read more »

Why Staffing Solutions Are Needed In A Great Economy

The latest unemployment numbers (3.7%) reflect a dwindling labor force. Whether in Kansas City or Wilmington employers are finding it difficult to attract and retain top talent. This is especially true as it pertains to healthcare and IT jobs. While some industries are impacted by seasonal fluctuations in the demand for employees, the healthcare and… Read more »