Author: Jeanne Knutzen

You Wouldn’t Hire a Stranger – or Would You?

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 10, 2019

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With 50% of hiring decisions turning out to be hiring mistakes, here's some things you need to know about a candidate before you hire them. … Read More »

LOCALLY OWNED and MANAGED – A Small Difference that Makes a BIG Difference!

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 5, 2019

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We're just like you.  We live and work in a community close to you.  We root for the Seahawks each Fall, and the Mariners in the Spring.

We do all of our business in the Northwest - Northwest style! Pace Staffing - Local Business Community

And yes it makes a difference!  Not only do we work up close and personal with every client, but we know all the nuances of the Northwest job and candidate  marketplace - where to find the best jobs, the best talent. Clearly different than the cookie cutter approaches typical of our national or global competitors,  PACE moves quickly to bring innovative solutions to your staffing challenges. Ideas that work in our local market can't be made by someone sitting in New York or Chicago! You'll never find us stuck inside boxes of irrelevant dos and don'ts if the solution you need lies outside that box![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][button size="medium" class="health-button health-nav" url="https://www.pacestaffing.com/contact-us/" text="Contact Us to Learn More About How PACE “Makes a Difference”"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Candidates SKILL and APTITUDE TESTED. Elminate Costly Hiring Mistakes!

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 5, 2019

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Pace Staffing - Skills AssessmentIn an environment where 50% of all hiring decisions turn out to be hiring mistakes, (costing companies thousands of dollars in turnover and retraining),  you can't afford to hire casually or without a plan.  Our candidate vetting, skill and aptitude testing programs can be custom designed to make a difference to your HIRING SUCCESS! Our WONSCORE talent assessment survey was added to our testing program in early 2019 and tests candidates against your specific job and hiring requirements.  We'll provide you with a comprehensive report of a candidate's mental ability to do the job, their motivation to do it well,  and the important personal qualities that will predict how well they'll fit into YOUR team.       [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] [vc_row][vc_column][button size="medium" class="health-button health-nav" url="https://www.pacestaffing.com/contact-us/" text="Contact Us to Learn More About How PACE “Makes a Difference”"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

The Realities of Workplace Dating….

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 7, 2019

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With February hosting Valentine’s Day, it seems like the perfect time to revisit some of the age old conversations we’ve all had about workplace dating. … Read More »

Once Again – You Showed Us the Love! THANK YOU.

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 6, 2019

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We just got news that once again we've won the BEST OF STAFFING recognition - placing us in the top 2% of staffing agencies nationwide! … Read More »

What Kind of Staffing Agency Do You Need? Local Employers have MANY Choices!

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 30, 2019

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Today's employers face a wide range of staffing challenges and staffing agency solutions. Here's how to make sure you are using the right staffing agency for your needs. … Read More »

What You Need to Know about the Local Job and Employment Market – 2019!  

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 21, 2019

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Check out the staffing, recruiting, and retention trends likely to impact local employers in the coming year! … Read More »

You Need a Staffing Partner More than Ever!

by Jeanne Knutzen | October 2, 2018

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The right staffing partner can provide a range of staffing options designed to solve common challenges hiring managers are faced with each day! … Read More »

Learn HOW Temporary and Contract Workers Can Make a Difference!

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 25, 2018

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As the "gig" economy picks up steam, finding smart ways to utilize short term or interim employees is a business necessity. … Read More »

How to Be Successful in a New Job – Your FIRST 90 DAYS!

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 4, 2018

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Starting a New Job?  Check out these six ways to get yourself noticed in the first 90 days! … Read More »

The Right Admin Makes a Difference – A BIG Difference

by Jeanne Knutzen | August 7, 2018

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PACE has been placing employees in high impact administrative positions for over 40 years.  The content and dynamics of today's EA/AA job market has an interesting back story! … Read More »

How to Evaluate Candidates With Little to No Work Experience  

by Jeanne Knutzen | July 19, 2018

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Here's how to screen candidates who don't have a lot of work experience...finding that "just right fit" … Read More »

What You Need to Know About Your Staffing Agency’s Compliance

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 26, 2018

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As your co employer, how your staffing agency manages its employer and compliance responsibilities can impact you. Here's how.... … Read More »

Looking for Employees Who are Good at Collaboration? Here’s How You Discover Them!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 25, 2018

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Some powerful interview questions to gain insights into a candidate's ability to collaborate. . … Read More »

There Are Politics…. And Then There Are Office Politics!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 25, 2018

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Getting good at office politics is a skill that matters. Here's some helpful tips for how you play that game to "win" … Read More »

How to keep your hiring process honest!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 13, 2018

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With 70% of all resumes containing significant deviations from the truth, no wonder 50% of all hiring decisions are later considered hiring mistakes! … Read More »

How to Interview Candidates for Leadership Potential 

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 4, 2018

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While management skills and functions can be taught, leadership talent can be identified in candidates without any management experience. Here's how.... … Read More »

How Are the Latest Employment Trends Impacting You?

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 1, 2018

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Check out these latest employment trends, how they will or are impacting you, and what you can do to stay on top of your staffing game! … Read More »