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A PACE Prediction: Northwest Companies Will Use More “Temps” in 2020….

by Sara Bennett | December 2, 2019

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There are two factors that will drive smart Northwest companies to increase their use of “temporary staffing solutions” in 2020, we have assembled the latest news and local job market insights to prepare employers for these changes! … Read More »

Is Unwanted Turnover Keeping You Up at Night? We’ve Got Some Ideas!

by Sara Bennett | November 27, 2019

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Employee turnover is on the rise, one in every five employees will be leaving their jobs this year, that is a 20% turnover rate! We have assembled the latest insights into why such high rates of turnover are occurring and how employer can effectively cope. … Read More »

Looking to Reduce Hiring Mistakes? Don’t Skip the Reference Check!

by Sara Bennett | November 4, 2019

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Suffering from employee turnover and feel like your missing the red flags? Sometimes you need to go searching for them! Effective reference checks are crucial in avoiding hiring mistakes and should serve as a key step in your hiring process. … Read More »

Getting Ready to Hire? Here’s Your Check List of “Things to Do”!

by Sara Bennett | October 31, 2019

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Ready to launch a successful recruit, bring in a new employee that will fit in seamlessly with your team and stay with your company for years to come? Here is our pre-recruit checklist that will ensure you spend your time and resources effectively while you search for candidates! … Read More »

The New Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Goes Into Effect January 1…

by Sara Bennett | October 23, 2019

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Starting Jan,2020, the State of Washington pays employees for up to 12 weeks of "leave" following the birth of a child (Mom or Dad) and/or a serious injury or illness. You will be impacted. Plan ahead to use more temporary staffing! … Read More »

Despite the Tight Candidate Market, Northwest Employers Still Need to Pay Attention to Red Flags!

by Sara Bennett | October 14, 2019

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Coping with a tight job market and high levels of employee turnover, employers and hiring managers are now reevaluating their candidate screening processes, here are the 'red flags' that you could be missing! … Read More »

Suffering from Turnover? Who You Hire and Why Matters!

by Sara Bennett | October 7, 2019

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For Northwest Employers, the reasons an employee decides to take your job offer, may be the same reasons that later causes them to leave. The solution may lie in your hiring process. … Read More »

New Federal OVERTIME RULES May Change Who You Pay What!

by Sara Bennett | September 26, 2019

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Our CEO, Jeanne Knutzen, has assembled the latest news surrounding the Department of Labor's announcement of new policies regarding overtime and the salary level threshold for tax exempt workers and what this will mean for employers … Read More »

How to Hire for “Talent” not Just Skills or Experience

by Sara Bennett | September 25, 2019

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The challenge most companies have when looking for talent is the tangible "How To's" to set your recruitment and hiring processes in place! … Read More »

Washington State’s New Ban on Salary History Rules Brings CHANGE to Washington Employers!

by Sara Bennett | September 9, 2019

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On July 28, 2019, Washington State joined 17 other states in enacting the Ban on Salary History rule. Washington employers and hiring managers may need to change their interview processes. … Read More »

Hiring for Talent, Not Just Skills and Experience, Can Be Your Competitive Advantage!

by Sara Bennett | August 19, 2019

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Finding candidates with talent (not just skills or experience) is a great way for companies to compete in a TIGHT local marketplace! … Read More »

What Happens When You Take Too Long to Hire in the Local Marketplace?

by Sara Bennett | August 19, 2019

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In today's marketplace there are costs attached to taking too much time in the hiring process. Here's why....... … Read More »

Want to be a Champion? Eat FEEDBACK for breakfast!

by Sara Bennett | July 24, 2019

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Feedback is one of the most important ways you can grow your professional skills and talent. Here are some ideas to make sure you get the feedback you need! … Read More »

Tackling Our Local Candidate Landscape and Low Unemployment Challenges

by Sara Bennett | May 22, 2019

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With our local candidate landscape tighter than over, finding the right candidates can feel like they are few and far between. It is increasingly evident that typical HR sourcing just won't cut it and third party staffing and recruiting can provide an excellent solution to these local staffing challenges … Read More »

Ghosting Isn’t Just for Halloween….Its a Local Phenom!

by Sara Bennett | April 30, 2019

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If you're a recruiter or have been hiring in today's candidate market. Chances are you"ve been ghosted. Here's how to prevent "ghosting." … Read More »

How to Include Temporary Assignments on Your Resume

by Sara Bennett | April 30, 2019

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Your work for the PACE Staffing Network or any other  temporary or contract staffing company can be very important to your future job search, demonstrating your work ethic... … Read More »

Getting Your Mojo Back

by Sara Bennett | April 30, 2019

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We’ve all been there – a slump in our motivation, a distraction in our lives, something that is impacting in a less than positive way how we do our job.  And when our drifting mojo starts to show - to others, to our boss – we can quickly find ourselves in trouble. … Read More »

The Role of Skill and Aptitude Assessments in the Hiring Process

by Sara Bennett | April 28, 2019

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PACE Staffing Network announces new partnership with WONSCORE - a state of the art candidate soft skill assessment program. … Read More »