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Once Again – You Showed Us the Love! THANK YOU.

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 6, 2019

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We just got news that once again we've won the BEST OF STAFFING recognition - placing us in the top 2% of staffing agencies nationwide! … Read More »

Culture Fit, Communication Challenges, and Navigating Workplace Interpersonal Interactions

by Sara Bennett | November 11, 2019

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There is a lot that can go wrong at work outside of the work itself. From ensuring the correct culture fit, establishing effective communication methods and navigating the proper interpersonal interactions, here are our best tips for workplace communication! … Read More »

Are Hiring Mistakes and Employee Turnover Costs Threatening Your Call Center’s Success?

by Sara Bennett | November 8, 2019

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With a turnover rate that is more than double than that of all other occupations in the U.S., call centers have constantly struggled with maintaining a reliable labor force. Here are our best tips for retaining a great call center staff! … Read More »

Suffering From The “Disease to Please?

by Sara Bennett | November 5, 2019

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We’ve all been there, we can't resist the urge to give a quick ‘yes’ to too many tasks all too often and end up overwhelmed and unsure of how to turn down new tasks asked of us. Here are some responses you will want to keep in your back pocket when asked to take on yet another project! … Read More »

Looking to Reduce Hiring Mistakes? Don’t Skip the Reference Check!

by Sara Bennett | November 4, 2019

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Suffering from employee turnover and feel like your missing the red flags? Sometimes you need to go searching for them! Effective reference checks are crucial in avoiding hiring mistakes and should serve as a key step in your hiring process. … Read More »

6 Deal-Breaking Resume Mistakes You Need to Fix Right Now

by Sara Bennett | November 1, 2019

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With large job application sites taking over the internet and the recruiting space, candidates are consistently worried about getting lost in large candidate pools and among other resumes of candidates with similar skills. Here is our list of potential resume mistakes you could be making! … Read More »

Getting Ready to Hire? Here’s Your Check List of “Things to Do”!

by Sara Bennett | October 31, 2019

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Ready to launch a successful recruit, bring in a new employee that will fit in seamlessly with your team and stay with your company for years to come? Here is our pre-recruit checklist that will ensure you spend your time and resources effectively while you search for candidates! … Read More »

The New Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Goes Into Effect January 1…

by Sara Bennett | October 23, 2019

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Starting Jan,2020, the State of Washington pays employees for up to 12 weeks of "leave" following the birth of a child (Mom or Dad) and/or a serious injury or illness. You will be impacted. Plan ahead to use more temporary staffing! … Read More »

Despite the Tight Candidate Market, Northwest Employers Still Need to Pay Attention to Red Flags!

by Sara Bennett | October 14, 2019

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Coping with a tight job market and high levels of employee turnover, employers and hiring managers are now reevaluating their candidate screening processes, here are the 'red flags' that you could be missing! … Read More »

New Federal OVERTIME RULES May Change Who You Pay What!

by Sara Bennett | September 26, 2019

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Our CEO, Jeanne Knutzen, has assembled the latest news surrounding the Department of Labor's announcement of new policies regarding overtime and the salary level threshold for tax exempt workers and what this will mean for employers … Read More »

How to Hire for “Talent” not Just Skills or Experience

by Sara Bennett | September 25, 2019

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The challenge most companies have when looking for talent is the tangible "How To's" to set your recruitment and hiring processes in place! … Read More »

Tips to Interview like a STAR

by Astrid Parrish | September 18, 2019

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The STAR method is a great way to answer interview questions thoroughly and convey your value using professional examples! … Read More »

Stuck in a Job Search?

by Sara Bennett | September 16, 2019

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We all inevitably have been in a job search for much longer than planned and have been left to feel disappointed and lost of hope for job prospects, here are our best tips for getting yourself out of this cycle! … Read More »

How to Add Quantifiable Data to Your Resume

by Sara Bennett | September 10, 2019

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Providing quantifiable, objective data in your candidate profile (resume, cover letter and interview answers) will expedite your candidacy process and skyrocket the amount of professional opportunities that come your way! … Read More »

Washington State’s New Ban on Salary History Rules Brings CHANGE to Washington Employers!

by Sara Bennett | September 9, 2019

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On July 28, 2019, Washington State joined 17 other states in enacting the Ban on Salary History rule. Washington employers and hiring managers may need to change their interview processes. … Read More »

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Presence for Recruiting (5 Easy Steps)

by Sara Bennett | September 4, 2019

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Engaging your network to promote your digital outreach in hiring and recruiting is extremely important in today's tight candidate market! Here are our 5 easy steps to recruit on LinkedIn... … Read More »

Our Client is Hiring Teams of Bilingual Employees! CALL US NOW!

by Sara Bennett | September 4, 2019

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A great opportunity to start your career with a leading union employer in downtown Seattle on a bus line! We are looking to hire many Benefit Services Coordinator that speak fluent English and at least one of the following languages: Korean, Arabic, Cantonese, Russian, Spanish or Vietnamese. … Read More »

How the Northwest is Making ‘Bring your dog to work day’ Everyday

by Sara Bennett | August 28, 2019

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In an economy built of knowledge-based industries and dog friendly workplaces like Amazon, Rover, and Trupanion, the Greater Seattle-area is leading the charge for making ‘Bring your dog to work day’ every day! … Read More »

6 Easy Ways to Skyrocket Your LinkedIn Performance TODAY!

by Sara Bennett | August 28, 2019

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Looking to expand your digital network or find new professional opportunities? Here are our 6 best tips to skyrocket your LinkedIn performance! … Read More »

Hiring for Talent, Not Just Skills and Experience, Can Be Your Competitive Advantage!

by Sara Bennett | August 19, 2019

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Finding candidates with talent (not just skills or experience) is a great way for companies to compete in a TIGHT local marketplace! … Read More »

What Happens When You Take Too Long to Hire in the Local Marketplace?

by Sara Bennett | August 19, 2019

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In today's marketplace there are costs attached to taking too much time in the hiring process. Here's why....... … Read More »