Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices

Temp-to-Hire Recruiting Strategies are Here to Stay!

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 26, 2016

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PACE Staffing Network knows this trend first hand. Over 65% of the “temp orders” we fill are being tagged by our client as “possible hires”. Over 35% of the employees we place into “temporary roles” end up being hired by our clients directly. … Read More »

Are Temp or Contract Workers Eligible for Overtime?

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 18, 2016

4 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Human Resources Staffing, Legal Issues - Staffing, Managing People. Team Leadership, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

Ask PACE Q: One of our accounting department team members has worked over 40 hours in one work week. I just learned our staffing agency has not paid them an overtime rate for the additional hours, is this legal? Is my company at any risk for back wages and penalties? - Submitted by a Worried HR Manager. Redmond, Washington … Read More »

10 Things You Can Do to SELECT THE RIGHT STAFFING PARTNER!

by Jeanne Knutzen | April 7, 2016

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A Seattle Staffing Agency “Point of View” Selecting the right vendor to support your needs for temporary and contract staff has become an increasingly important purchasing decision for many Seattle area employers. … Read More »

Q&A. How do I stay focused on hiring the right person in this tight candidate market?

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 18, 2016

0 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Hiring - Best Practices, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals get connected

What a great question! Once you’ve decided that you need to hire, there is always time between when you make that decision and when you actually put a new hire in place. … Read More »

When Does a Temp-to-hire Staffing Model Not Work?

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 16, 2016

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Question - PACE often suggests a “temp-to-hire” staffing model. When does that model NOT work? Answer – That is a great question. … Read More »

How long can I keep a temporary or contract employee on assignment?

by Jeanne Knutzen | March 1, 2016

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How long can I keep a temporary or contract employee on assignment? The short answer is, there are no “hard stop” boundaries for how long a temporary or contract employee can remain on assignment. … Read More »

Managing Your Temporary Employees

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 1, 2016

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Companies are turning more and more to temporary and contract workers in order to fill short term gaps in workforce needs. However, focus needs to shift to ways these employees can be managed in order to optimize their performance. … Read More »

Which Staffing Solution Makes the Most Cents to You?

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 19, 2016

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When it comes to purchasing staffing services in the Seattle marketplace (including Seattle, the Eastside, Tacoma, Everett, and all places in between) words matter. … Read More »

Call Them Temps. Call Them Contractors. Call Them Consultants. Whatever You Call Them – You Need Them!

by Jeanne Knutzen | September 22, 2015

0 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices Employment Agency Bellevue, Flexible WorkForce, hiring, PACE Staffing Network, Recruiting, strategic staffing, Temporary Staffing, Temporary Staffing In Seattle, workforce solutions

Call Them Temps. Call Them Contractors. Call Them Consultants. Whatever You Call Them – You Need Them! Employers who have mastered the management of large and strategically focused flexible workforce's, and have learned to embrace this workforce rather than see it as a necessary evil, know that the workforce strategies represented by these workers are anything but temporary. … Read More »