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How Long Can You Keep an Employee in a “Temporary” Role….

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 21, 2019

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Our clients often ask how long they keep one of our temporary employees on assignment. There are no legal boundaries for length of assignment. … 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 »

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 »

The Realities of Workplace Dating….

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 7, 2019

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With February hosting Valentine’s Day, it seems like the perfect time to revisit some of the age old conversations we’ve all had about workplace dating. … Read More »

Feeling the Burn? 

by Nicholas Black | August 17, 2018

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Learning how to look for and manage your personal “work place stressors” can make a big difference to your career! … Read More »

There Are Politics…. And Then There Are Office Politics!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 25, 2018

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Getting good at office politics is a skill that matters. Here's some helpful tips for how you play that game to "win" … Read More »

Simple Resume Mistakes that Can IMPACT Your Job Search !

by Nicholas Black | May 22, 2018

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We know that the job search can be a maddening process. What many job seekers don't know are the simple resume mistakes that might be impacting their job search. Check out 4 resume mistakes here! … 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 »

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 »

Hot off the Press – PACE Staffing Network Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing Award…

by Saam Phelps | February 27, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE--PACE Staffing Network announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing award. … 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 »

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 »

Can an employee be terminated because they aren’t the “right fit”?

by Marketing Team | August 21, 2017

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We want to terminate an employee who doesn’t fit with our culture. Can we do this? Do you foresee any issues? Answer : First things first, check your policies and any correspondence (like an offer letter) that have been given to the employee to ensure that you have established an at-will employment relationship. … Read More »

* Hiring is Never Easy. Finding the “Right Fit” is Even Harder!

by Jeanne Knutzen | June 20, 2016

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We know there are some timeless “best practices” for hiring right that are particularly important when talent pipelines are lean. … Read More »

When I’m hiring, what’s more important – skills, knowledge, experience, or “fit”?

by Jeanne Knutzen | December 10, 2014

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When you're hiring you need to know what qualities are most critical to hiring success. Here's how to decide what's most important now.... … Read More »