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Administrative Assistant in Bellevue!

by Sara Bennett | June 26, 2020

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We are searching for an Admin rockstart to join this awesome local company in Bellevue! … Read More »

INTRODUCING R3. A NEW Way for Small and Medium Sized Employers to Access WORLD CLASS Recruiting Support

by Sara Bennett | May 4, 2020

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PACE is introducing a new way for employers to tap into their agency grade recruiting services, using an on demand, by the hour pricing model - perfect for small to medium sized companies! … 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 »

Temporary Employment

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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The opportunities for employees to work when and how they want in temporary or interim roles, have never been greater! … Read More »

Employer of Record Services

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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You’ve got the employee, We’ve got the payroll system! … Read More »

Direct Hire Recruiting

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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When you need help finding that "just right" hire! … Read More »

One Stop Service Model

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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PACE provides you with a network of fully vetted and contracted suppliers ready to deliver high quality employees NOW! … Read More »

Temporary and Contract Staffing

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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Quick, Easy Access to Employees Available to Work NOW! … Read More »

Human Resource Services – On Demand HR Expertise

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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PACE Staffing Network specializes in finding great HR talent for your staffing needs! … Read More »

Long Term Contracts and Projects

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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PACE recruiters are often asked to put together specialized teams of employees for high impact work that falls outside the scope of the company’s core employee groups. … Read More »

Career Placement

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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Connections to the Area's LEADING Employers hiring NOW! … Read More »

Working Auditions – A Great Way to Try Before You Buy!

by Sara Bennett | July 2, 2019

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For Job Seekers in between jobs, temp to hire auditions are a great way to go to work quickly while taking your time to decide if a job is the long term fit for you! … 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 »

A Special Opportunity for a Customer Service Leader and Salesforce Guru!

by Elaine Hall | April 16, 2018

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If you've earned your stripes in sales/marketing administrative support, this is your oppty to master Salesforce.com! … Read More »

For Some Working Moms, a Part-time Job WORKS Best!

by Marketing Team | June 13, 2016

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My name is Alicia R. I’m 37, and a working mom with three awesome kids: … 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 »

PACE Celebrates Working Moms

by Guest Author | May 19, 2016

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Please join the PACE Staffing Network team in celebration of working moms in our area! … Read More »

3 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Kindergarteners

by Jeanne Knutzen | October 23, 2014

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By Darcy Jacobsen Last week, my daughter completed her first month of kindergarten. It was an overwhelming and incredibly exciting experience for her. (And let's face it, for me, too.) I'm sure a lot of you have been there. During the first week of school, parents are invited to hang out for morning assembly. I spent a lot of time waiting around and observing, and thinking about how, minus all the shouting and tears, the first week of school is a lot like starting a new job. Though obviously employees are not children, in a lot of ways kids are simply a more expressive, honest version of the adults around them. With this microcosm in mind I wanted to share three things I noticed that I think also apply in the adult work world: 1. Shout Outs Inspire Everyone Every Friday at my daughter's school is "Shout-out Friday"–when the presenting class chooses a person who best displayed the school's values of Be Responsible, Respectful, Safe and Kind. Last week the second grade class chose Finneas. "Finneas," they said, "you always include everyone and you are so very kind and nice to the new kids. We're going to miss you so much when you move away." Finneas' jaw (quite literally) dropped. He turned pink and absolutely beamed. But what struck me was the way the rest of the class also lit up. The delight on their faces as they grinned at him. The way they all moved a little closer to him. The evident pride and excitement when they handed him the oversized card they'd all written notes on. The moment was about Finneas. But it inspired every child on that stage, because they were able to share it with him and because they had created it for him. When we miss the opportunity to include an entire community in a moment of appreciation, to invite them to participate and to invite them to witness it, we rob that moment of its potential. 2. Values Are Not Just Words The first month of school is all about getting the routine down. I was struck by how grounded my daughter and her classmates became by something as simple as the school values. Values are a very important thing at her school, and the teachers are in the habit of referring to them often and actively pointing out when they see the kids do something in support of them. "Awesome way to be respectful, Charlie!" "That was very kind, Fiona." My daughter is a rules kid, and she went to kindergarten after three years in the same program, so the adjustment of learning new rules and setting new and entirely different goals was daunting for her. But in just five days I noticed a difference as she not only learned the new routine, but she began to really internalize those values as a guiding light. "Be Responsible, Respectful, Safe and Kind" has become part of her vocabulary. The words matter to her–not just as words but as guiding principles and as something she can do and be. When we offer people a chance to really understand and practice our values, we offer them a sense of security and alignment that is invaluable in helping them thrive. 3. Emotions Are Contagious The fact that emotions are contagious can cut both ways. Anyone who has worked in a toxic company or department can attest to that. But a lot of times at work, we express the negative emotions and keep the positive ones to ourselves. Yet the positive emotions have the most incredible power. As my daughter and I were leaving the playground the other day to come home, a little girl she'd been playing with ran up to me. "She's my friend," she announced, pointing to my daughter. "Bye friend." "Goodbye," Nell said, beaming a little. The little girl started to get misty-eyed. "Will you come back tomorrow? I will miss you. I like having you as a friend." Nell reassured her saying, "I'll be back." But now my daughter's smile was huge, and she left the playground skipping. "She really likes me, Mommy," she grinned. "I really like school." It's the people who make our work experience. And it is the undercurrent of emotional connection and a shared journey that keep us committed to our co-workers and companies. When people express to us how important we are to them, it makes them more important to us, and therefore makes our experience infinitely more rich. That's one of the reasons that social recognition and social service anniversaries work so well. Last week Globoforce launched our latest Workforce Mood Tracker report, which has some really interesting findings about the power of work friendships and the sharing of emotions. But for me, the simple observation of children expressing themselves and the incredible power of being appreciated is enough to keep me going. Darcy Jacobsen is a content marketing manager at Globoforce, the world's leading provider of SaaS (software-as-a-service)–based employee recognition solutions. Through its social, mobile, and global technology, Globoforce helps HR and business leaders elevate employee engagement, increase employee retention, manage company culture, and discover the power of real-time performance management. Contact her or follow her writing at www.globoforce.com/gfblog.