Author: Jeanne Knutzen

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 »

Temporary and Contract Workers 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 – the 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 Long Can a “Temp” Be on Assignment?

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 21, 2018

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While there are no legal reasons to shorten a temporary assignment, other factors should be considered. … 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 »

Curious About What Goes Into Your Staffing Agency Bill Rate?

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 15, 2018

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With such a large gap between what the “temp” is earning and what you are being billed, here's what you need to know about what's in that gap.   … Read More »

Do You Have the Right Partner for Your Next Temp to Hire Recruit?

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 15, 2018

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Temp to Hire is one of our favorite things to do but we know that to make a difference for our clients, it has to be done right! Here's why (and how).... … Read More »

Is Being “Nice” Getting in the Way of Being “Effective”? 

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 9, 2018

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Ever wondered if you were being too nice to be the effective leader you want to be? According to a recent survey by Fierce Inc, you're not alone! … Read More »

How to Win the Race for Northwest Talent!

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 12, 2018

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Here are 5 things you can do now to find and retain the employees you need in a very tight labor market. … Read More »

Hiring Great Employees – Even in a Tight Candidate Market!

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 1, 2018

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Finding great employees is not easy in any market, but in today's job market, particularly in the Northwest, the challenge is doubly difficult. Here's how to compete....  … Read More »

Washington Employers Face New Paid Time Off Requirements…

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 25, 2018

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Are Your Temporary Employees Subject to Washington State’s New Mandatory Paid Time Off Policies? The short answer is yes.  And this article has the details about the new law and how it will impact you! … Read More »

“Culture” and “Fit” – They Go Together!

by Jeanne Knutzen | December 1, 2017

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Having trouble describing your culture to a prospective candidate? Here are some questions you can ask yourself to better understand your team or company culture. … Read More »

The Right Job is a Job That “Fits”!

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 16, 2017

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At PACE, finding a job that’s right for you isn’t just about matching your resume with the “job specs” … Read More »