Author: Jeanne Knutzen

How Long Can a Temporary Assignment Last?

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 27, 2017

5 All About Temporary and Contract Employment, Info for Candidates

The job started as an 8-16 week assignment, but they have been renewing my "contract" every 2-6 months. Is there is anything I can do? … Read More »

From “Personnel” to Strategic Partner. The Evolution of Human Resources!

by Jeanne Knutzen | August 12, 2016

0 Human Resources Staffing, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals get connected

The PACE Staffing Network has been around 40 years - long enough to experience the changing role of Human Resources in the local business and professional community. … Read More »

Hiring is Never Easy. Finding the “Right Fit” is Even Harder!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 20, 2016

0 Hiring - Best Practices, Human Resources Staffing, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals get connected

We know there are some timeless “best practices” for hiring right that are particularly important when talent pipelines are lean. … Read More »

WHY I LOVE OUR WORKING MOMS – and DADs!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 20, 2016

0 Working Moms

Here at PACE, 75% of our internal staff are working parents … Read More »

COMPLIANCE Slow Downs Have BIG IMPACT!

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 25, 2016

0 Healthcare What's Happening HC whats happening

Employers in the healthcare field are beefing up their internal and third party services to make sure compliance is getting done faster, better and ultimately easier. … Read More »

CMAs In DEMAND!

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 25, 2016

0 Healthcare What's Happening HC whats happening

Some very high profile facilities and clinics are aggressively adding CMA’s to their healthcare teams. … Read More »

Get Prepared Now for the New Overtime Requirements!

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 24, 2016

0 Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals, Staffing News main whats happening

Brace yourself…it is no longer a wait and see! Last week we got the word that despite hours of testimony and resistance from the employer marketplace, the new overtime requirements are now a done deal. … Read More »

Hiring is Taking Longer than Ever. How Do Successful Managers Deal with That Reality?

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 5, 2016

0 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Hiring - Best Practices, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

Question: I have always been willing to spend whatever time it takes to hire right. How can I avoid the downside of that approach in this candidate short marketplace? … Read More »

Temp-to-Hire Recruiting Strategies are Here to Stay!

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 26, 2016

0 Call Center Staffing, Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Managing People. Team Leadership, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

PACE Staffing Network knows this trend first hand. Over 65% of the “temp orders” we fill are being tagged by our client as “possible hires”. Over 35% of the employees we place into “temporary roles” end up being hired by our clients directly – for some clients as many as 65% or more. We know when it comes time for our employer clients to hire, our employees on temporary or contract assignments are often the preferred “go to” candidate pool. We know that for our clients, temp to hire staffing programs are used as a low cost, minimal effort recruiting tactic, but they are also a key component of a more comprehensive workforce strategy. Check out this example of a new PACE client... … Read More »