Author: Jeanne Knutzen

Hiring for “Fit” AND Diversity

by Jeanne Knutzen | August 24, 2020

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Here's how to define your culture in ways that is relevant to your team's performance but also invites diversity and inclusion. … Read More »

Are Temporary or Contract Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay?

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 1, 2020

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Most temporary employees are subject to overtime pay rates regardless of the type of job they do. Here's why its important to know if your agency is paying them accurately. … Read More »

Your Employee or Ours? Comparing The Costs of a “Temp” and “Core” Employee!

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 31, 2020

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When taking a closer look at the true costs of being an employer, temporary employees are often much less expensive. Here'why.....   … Read More »

Independent Contractor? W2 Employee? How to know the difference and why its important!

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 16, 2020

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Independent Contractors can help with workplace flexibility but there are some risks around how you classify them. … Read More »

The Length of Assignment for Temporary Employees is Expanding!

by Jeanne Knutzen | December 26, 2019

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With 1-2 day or week temporary assignments all but vanishing from the Northwest marketplace, the trend is to keep temporary employees on assignment longer for more strategic reasons. … Read More »

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 »

We’re 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]

All PACE Candidates are SKILL and APTITUDE TESTED. To Eliminate Costly Hiring Errors!

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 »