2023 is the year of uncertainty.  The economy can move either way.  Check out these ideas about how to use the power of staffing to stay on course no matter what lies ahead!

“Trust but Verify” is a foundational principle of all smart hiring processes.  Connecting with a candidate’s previous employers to verify the accuracy of their application and the information provided in an interview, is an important last step in the hiring process.  Left undone and run the risk of making a costly hiring mistake.

This e book walks you thru the whats, whys, and how tos of referencing checking – a great primer for new recruiters and a set of important reminders for seasoned recruiters.


A Fit-Focused Hiring Model that Makes a Difference for BOTH Employees & Employers!

Our popular eBook has been updated with new Best Practices, new ideas you can put into play NOW!   For new recruiters, its a valuable resource to help you create a smart hiring process!


Hiring Smart Blogs 
A whole collection of new and timeless blogs that cover a range of topics of interest to Northwest Hiring Managers and Recruiters who are committed to Hiring Smart.

Another Hiring Smart resource designed for Hiring Managers and Recruiters who want to go beyond a candidate’s “can dos” to uncover their  “will-dos” – the factors so important to hiring success!  You’ll find examples of interview questions designed to reveal a candidate’s “soft skills” and detect important differences in candidates to help you make better hiring decisions.   You’ll not only learn what questions to ask, but how to interpret the candidate’s answers.