EMPLOYER RESOURCES

How to Evaluate Candidates Who Have Little to No Work Experience  

by Jeanne Knutzen | July 19, 2018

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too many times employers make the mistake of overlooking employees who have much to offer but don’t quite meet the “years of experience” screening criteria. … Read More »

Reasons Why a New College Grad Might Be a Smart Hiring Decision

by Marketing Team | July 5, 2018

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With the 2018 college grads about to hit the market, now is a good time to relook at this segment of the marketplace with fresh eyes. … 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 »

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 we have to do it right! Here's some tips on how to select the right temp to hire staffing partner! … 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 »

Great Job Postings in the Age of “Googlization”

by Guest Author | April 4, 2018

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In a tight labor market, writing job postings that actually attract the talent you need requires some finesse and digital savvy. Here's some basics that are important to success! … 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 »

Alexa – Who Should I Hire?

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 14, 2017

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The homework needed to create a recruiting profile involves many layers of exploration. And the stakes are high. Creating the right profile is key to a successful hiring outcome. … Read More »

What is “Cultural Fit”? Why Does It Matter?  

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 1, 2017

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Hiring based on the right "culture fit" benefits both companies and their employees and can dramatically impact team performance, morale and retention. Here's how and why... … Read More »

Find the Right Recruiting Partner. Build the Right Relationship.

by Jeanne Knutzen | October 20, 2017

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Here are 8 things hiring managers can do to get the most of out of their service relationship with their recruiter. … Read More »

Great Hiring is All About Finding the “RIGHT MATCH”

by Jeanne Knutzen | October 13, 2017

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At PACE the “match” is not just about a candidate's skills and experiences but also about how well the candidate’s work style and placement preferences match up with what they will experience on the job. … Read More »