Snapshots of the Local Job Market!

The Local Job Market is Still Hot!

by Marketing Team | September 8, 2016

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The Northwest Job Market is Hot! Hot! Hot! How Employers and Job Seekers Get Connected in Today’s Job Market Creates NEW Challenges for Both! … Read More »

Get Prepared Now for the New Overtime Requirements!

by Jeanne Knutzen | May 24, 2016

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Brace yourself…it is no longer a wait and see! Last week we got the word that despite hours of testimony and resistance from the employer marketplace, the new overtime requirements are now a done deal. … Read More »

Jobs in Human Resources Heating Up Across the Puget Sound!

by Marketing Team | May 18, 2016

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While large employers have been beefing up their HR teams for the last several years, smaller, more medium sized companies are just getting into their recruiting rhythm and are adding HR staff as their way of getting into the race. … Read More »

How Many Employees are Available to Hire NOW?

by Guest Author | April 11, 2016

0 Finance/Accounting Staffing, Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Healthcare Staffing, Human Resources Staffing, IT Staffing, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals, Staffing News

How much do you know about the local talent marketplace? How many employees with the skills you need are available in the local marketplace? How many and what kind of employers are looking for the same kind of employees? Who is competing against you for the available talent? How much are your competitors paying for these employees? We suspect you’d like to know… … Read More »

Hiring Will Increase, Including More Temps, in 2016!

by Guest Author | February 23, 2016

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According to a recent study by a leading job board, Career Builder, US employers will be turning towards flexible workers at a slightly higher rate in 2016 than they did in 2015. … Read More »

Six To-Dos for Hiring Managers In a Candidate Short Marketplace!

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 29, 2016

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I’ve been blogging on staffing trends for some time, in particular the impact of a very tight candidate marketplace our clients, and all employers, will experience in 2016. For readers who’ve been active in the hiring marketplace throughout the recession, you’re already aware of how quickly and dramatically the hiring marketplace has changed. As late as 2013, hiring managers were still having their way in terms of who they hired and how. Fast forward to 2015, and the marketplace has dramatically changed - not just because more employers are hiring, but because there are large gaps between the talent employers are seeking in their new hires, and the talent available in current candidate pools. As sought after candidates have more choices on where and how they work, it should be no surprise that their behavior as job candidates has changed. If you’re a hiring manager with plans to hire in 2016, here’s a short list of things that you can do NOW to prepare yourself for a very changed candidate market. … Read More »

Hiring Trends – More Employers Hiring in 2016!

by Jeanne Knutzen | January 19, 2016

0 Flexible Staffing Strategies-Best Practices, Staffing News

According to a recent study by a leading job board, Career Builder, US employers will be turning towards flexible workers at a slightly higher rate in 2016 than they did in 2015. While 36% of the employers surveyed plan to hire core employees in 2016, the highest reported since 2006, 47% plan to bring on more temporary or contract workers, up 1% from the 46% reported going into 2015. … Read More »