Author: Jeanne Knutzen

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 »

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?

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 We Already Know About the 2019 Employment Market! 

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 »

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 »