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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 »

How Much Should My Temporary Employee Cost?

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 29, 2020

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Learn more about how your staffing agency bill rate is calculated and what it includes … Read More »

TEMP to HIRE Staffing Models – Northwest Style!

by Sara Bennett | May 25, 2020

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Northwest employers have used many versions of the temp to hire staffing model. Here's an overview of your options. … Read More »

How to Find and Hire Employees Who Can Work Remote!

by Sara Bennett | May 5, 2020

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If you’re one of those employers starting to lean into a more virtual, work from home staffing model, here’s some things we’ve learned about how to identify employees who are good at virtual work settings in the hiring process! … Read More »

We’re Here For You!

by Sara Bennett | April 15, 2020

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In this time of uncertainty and confusion as to what our futures will look like – both personally and professionally – we have done our best to let you know about our current and future plans here at PACE. … Read More »

Should You Apply for a Job When You Meet Only 70% of the Requirements? I Think You Should.

by Sara Bennett | March 10, 2020

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Do you find yourself scanning over yet another job description with requirements that include nearly everything and the kitchen sink? … Read More »

10 Signs You Are Likely Going to Receive a Job Offer

by Sara Bennett | March 6, 2020

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If you’ve ever left an interview feeling unsure of how it went from the interviewer’s perspective or uncertain if you will be receiving an offer, you are not alone. Look out for these key insights to get a better read on how your hiring manager is feeling about your candidacy! … Read More »

5 Interview Questions You’ll For Sure Be Asked When Interviewing For A Customer Service Role…

by Sara Bennett | February 17, 2020

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Are you getting ready to interview for a job in service or a call center and want to know more about how to put your best foot forward?  Here are the questions you need to get ready to answer.    … Read More »

The “Perfect” Resume Will Get You the Job!

by Sara Bennett | February 17, 2020

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From my perch a resume is “perfect” only to the extent that it does its job – i.e. it gets its owner an interview. … Read More »

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Noticed!

by Sara Bennett | January 31, 2020

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There are things candidates can do to make sure their resume gets noticed, starting with paying attention to the content and formatting of their initial e mail contact with a recruiter. … Read More »

Give and Receive Feedback to Boost Productivity and Motivation!

by Sara Bennett | January 7, 2020

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Give and receive feedback like a pro to boost your team and personal success while driving growth and furthering potential! … Read More »

3 Ways to Make Monday’s Awesome!

by Sara Bennett | January 7, 2020

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Here's the 3 moves you NEED to make to ensure you are looking forward to a smooth and motivated start to the week... get ready to show up to work on Monday ready to conquer the week! … Read More »

How to Be Successful in a New Job – Your First 90 Days

by Sara Bennett | December 27, 2019

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Starting a New Job?  Check out these six ways to get yourself noticed in the first 90 days! … 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 »

Are You Ready to Crush Your 2020 Career Goals?

by Sara Bennett | December 26, 2019

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If you’ve been stuck in the same job while others have climbed the career ladder, don’t just sit around and wait for a raise or new responsibilities! Here are some ways you can revamp your career strategy and professional goals in 2020! … Read More »

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

by Sara Bennett | December 2, 2019

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We predict that Northwest employers will use more temporary staffing solutions in 2020. Here's why. … Read More »

The Most Important Job Interview Question…

by Sara Bennett | November 24, 2019

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There is no doubt the most important part of any job interview is when the interview is in your hands and you are to ask the interviewer questions yourself. Here is our cheat sheet to making sure your questions are relevant, interesting and can truly convey how interested you are in the job! … Read More »

Identifying and Preventing Workplace Harassment in 2020

by Sara Bennett | November 21, 2019

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Fueled by the #MeToo movement and long overdue change, employers are ramping up their harassment prevention strategy for 2020! Conducting self-assessments regularly and being proactive in your approach to preventing harassment in your workplace is crucial. Here Are Some Potential Harassment Risks to Look Out For In Your Workplace! … Read More »

Your First Post-College Job May Be An Eye-Opener…

by Sara Bennett | November 15, 2019

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New grads are often left shocked after their first days in the workplace post-graduation upon realizing the lack of real-world responsibility and pre-established direction they had become accustom to for the past four years was nothing like they would encounter in their career. … Read More »