Category: Workforce

Utilizing a Staffing Agency May Save Time and Hassle With Direct Hire Services

by placers on August 16, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce

 

Hiring one or more new employees can be an expensive and time consuming task for any company. Companies that are overly pressed for the human resources required to find the perfect new employee(s) have the option to work hand in hand with an employment agency who can streamline the hiring process. Staffing agencies will handle the advertising for the position, […]

How to Use a Temp Job to Engineer a Career Change

by placers on August 2, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Many people would prefer permanent jobs to temp jobs. However, for those who are looking to switch fields, a temp job can be an excellent segue into a new career. They are generally easier to obtain than permanent positions, so this would be a quicker way to break into a new industry, with less competition with […]

The State of the Delaware Employment Market

by placers on July 26, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

According to the Department of Labor, Delaware has a workforce of 477,347, and 455,511 of them were employed (February 2016). That also means 21,836 were unemployed, and though this statistic points to a 4.6% unemployment rate, one of the best in the country; there is also something disturbing that lies beneath the surface. Young, frustrated and […]

Top 6 Job Search Tips for Temps

by placers on July 21, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

If you are considering finding a job as a temporary employee, here are a few things to consider before you start your search that can help you get a better understanding of what you can do to find the right job quickly. Determine your interests Although a temporary position is not permanent, it doesn’t hurt […]

How do staffing agencies price their services?

by placers on July 11, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce

 

If you’re wondering how staffing agencies come up with their bill rates, you’re not alone. How we price is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive. So, we thought we’d break it down for you to understand how staffing firms price temporary staffing services. First, let’s define a few things. Bill Rate: the fee a […]

Is your email address hurting your chances of landing a job?

by placers on June 17, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

After placing your name at the top of the page, the next easiest thing about drafting your resume is adding your contact information. Email, phone, location — you’ve been memorizing this information since your preschool days. Easy, breezy, right? Not so fast. Go back a few keystrokes. Is that really your email address!? Have you […]

What does your voicemail message say about you?

by placers on June 1, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Have you ever thought about what your voicemail message says about you? Are you making a good first impression? When you’re on the hunt for a job, you post, email or submit your resume with the goal of getting a call back. When that time comes, the recruiter or hiring manager will punch in the […]

Top questions for temps to ask a staffing agency

by placers on May 26, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Staffing specialists aren’t the only ones who should be asking questions in an interview or conversation with a temp candidate. What type of questions should a temp ask a recruiter? Talking with a Staffing Specialist at a temporary employment agency can be a unique advantage to get the right information to prepare for impressing the […]

Practical Advice for Temp Applicants – Admin, Sales, & More

by placers on May 10, 2016 in Workforce

 

There’s lots of advice out there for job seekers for what to put on a resume, how to prep for an interview, what questions to ask during your interview, and so on. This advice is all very helpful, but sometimes you need specific advice for the role you’re applying for. Aren’t you always wondering what […]

What does an administrative temp do?

by placers on May 3, 2016 in Workforce

 

Administrative temp openings are towards the top of the list of placement requests for staffing agencies. But just because a lot of companies need administrative assistants, doesn’t mean all administrative openings are the same — we actually see quite a bit of diversity in administrative roles. For one, there are many different titles that are used: Office Admins/Clerks, Legal […]

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