2015 / 09

Call Them Temps. Call Them Contractors. Call Them Consultants. Whatever You Call Them – You Need Them!

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 22, 2015

0 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices Employment Agency Bellevue, Flexible WorkForce, hiring, PACE Staffing Network, Recruiting, strategic staffing, Temporary Staffing, Temporary Staffing In Seattle, workforce solutions

Call Them Temps. Call Them Contractors. Call Them Consultants. Whatever You Call Them – You Need Them! Employers who have mastered the management of large and strategically focused flexible workforce's, and have learned to embrace this workforce rather than see it as a necessary evil, know that the workforce strategies represented by these workers are anything but temporary. … Read More »

How to Manage the B-Team

by Guest Author | September 9, 2015

0 Managing People. Team Leadership, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals Employment Agency Bellevue, Manage workforce, PACE Staffing Network, Seattle Staffing, Seattle Temporary Staffing

The reality is not every employee is either a “high performer" to be swept up the ranks or a “low performer" to be dealt with. Most fall somewhere in the middle—74 percent to be exact; a B-Team composed of average performers who do their jobs competently, and for whom top sales numbers or climbing the ladder aren't the primary motivation. … Read More »

Working Together Effectively After A Harassment Investigation

by Guest Author | September 9, 2015

0 Human Resources Staffing Employment Agency Bellevue, Hiring Seattle, how to get along, PACE Staffing Network, Seattle Staffing, working together

I have an employee that filed a complaint against their supervisor for alleged harassment. An investigation has been completed and it was determined that there was no harassment and the issue was resolved. I am very concerned about the employee and their supervisor being able to work effectively together in the future. What can I do to help them move forward after this situation? … Read More »

First Steps in Tackling the Year of the FLSA

by Guest Author | September 9, 2015

0 Legal Issues - Staffing bellevue staffing, Employment Agency Bellevue, Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, PACE Staffing Network, Seattle Staffing, Seattle Staffing Agency

Under the proposed rule, an employee will need to earn a minimum of $970 per week (or $50,440 per year) and meet the duties test in order to be exempt from overtime wages, increasing from $455 per week ($23,660 per year). … Read More »

To Rise “Above the Crowd” You Must “Make a Difference”

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 3, 2015

0 How To-Career & Job Finding Info for Job Seekers, Human Resources Staffing above the crowd, differences, employers, Employment Agency, Employment Agency Bellevue, hiring, Hiring Seattle, jobs, jobs seattle, make a difference, Seattle Staffing Agencies, Staffing Agency, temp jobs, Temporary Staffing

“Above the Crowd” is just one more way for us to talk about “making a difference” which has been a watchword for our company, the PACE Staffing Network, since its founding over 35 years ago. Being different by finding people for our clients who “make a difference”, and by helping our clients differentiate their businesses from their competitors, is, for us, the one and only way to truly rise “above the crowd”. … Read More »

Why “What If” Questions Don’t Work!

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 1, 2015

0 Hiring - Best Practices Behavioral Interviews, Candidate Selection, Employee Selection, hiring, Hiring Manager, Interviewing Tips, Placement, recruiters, Recruiting, What If Questions

What we often find is that the interview questions that are the most clever or engaging for both interviewer and interviewee, simply don’t provide the information about candidates that the decision makers need and actually matter to placement success. … Read More »