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 »

5 Reasons Companies Choose Contract Workers

Contract workers are becoming the new employment model for many companies.Many companies and government agencies choose this type of employee based on a number of factors. Don’t buy into the belief that it is always because contract workers are cheaper. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The Pharmaceutical Industry has turned to this type… Read more »

Finding The Purple Squirrel Candidate

The term purple squirrel is often used by employment agencies to best describe a job candidate with precisely the right education, experience, and qualifications that perfectly fits a job’s requirements. Oftentimes, it is difficult if not impossible to find this candidate. However, is it realistic to spend time finding a perfect candidate? Or perhaps hiring the most… Read more »

Medical Staffing…..new employment model

For healthcare companies and medical offices vacancies or low staff count equate to lost productivity and revenues. Over working your medical staff can also lead to a high turnover rate in your office. Managing your workforce via medical staffing is critical in today’s competitive job market. One of the leading factors in jobs creation has… Read more »

Retained vs. Contingency Based Recruiting

Companies have several choices when it comes to selecting the right type of recruiting company. Should you go with a retained or contingency based company. We will provide our thoughts on both services. So how do you as an employer decide which type of firm is right for your needs (?) Retained Recruiting Retainer based… Read more »