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An Inside Look at the Staffing Industry

Posted by Shawna Echebelem

Jan 31, 2017 9:33:00 AM

When I tell people that I work in staffing, it is not uncommon for me to receive one of the following responses: ‘wow, that’s a tough industry,’ ‘I did that for six months, and it was too stressful,’ or ‘that must be so hard.’ Moreover, the truth is, they are right.  The work is very challenging, but isn’t anything in life that reaps a great reward? So, for all my fellow crazy, insane work ethic, persevering, staffing superheroes, I put together a feel-good list of five things I love about staffing.

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Topics: Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Staffing, Employment

Does Your Staffing Agency Work as a Team

Posted by Brooke Thielke

Jan 26, 2017 9:14:00 AM

To work both effectively and efficiently, a staffing agency must operate as seamlessly as possible. This relies heavily on not only the way your employees interact but the roles they play within the organization. When staffing agency teamwork breaks down — for example, reward if a particular employee is out sick, has been promoted, or leaves the company — communication falters and puts the entire team out of sync. This can quickly lead to details slipping through the cracks, which in turn means your agency might miss vital opportunities for pairing a client with a potential hire. Working as a team is crucial to your company, but also to the clients and employees being served.

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Topics: Teamwork, workplace productivity, Staffing Agency, Workbox Staffing

Do You Know Who is Working on Your Job Order Today

Posted by Stephanie Scott

Jan 24, 2017 9:50:00 AM

When you submit a job order to Workbox Staffing for a position that needs to be filled, you have faith that Workbox will complete the job and deliver a qualified candidate by your deadline. You might not think much about the person (or people) finishing this job, but front desk staff, recruiters, and interviewers work hard and cohesively to find you an employee who has the skills your company needs.

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Topics: Staffing Agency, Workbox Staffing

Are You Getting The Right Candidates?

Posted by Michelle VanHemert

Jan 19, 2017 8:27:00 AM

Much work can go into finding qualified, skilled candidates. After you hire a new employee it’s a huge relief, but how do you know if you made the right choice? Here are five questions you should ask yourself in the post-hire part of the HR journey to determine how your new hire is working out:

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Topics: HR, Human Resources, Employee Onboarding, Onboarding, Staffing, Finding Qualified Candidates, Candidates

Why Job Descriptions Are Obsolete

Posted by Billi Jo Thielke

Jan 17, 2017 8:39:00 AM

Every person is unique in the sense that we all bring a different skill set, experience, and talent to the table. Therefore, job descriptions aren’t a one-size-fits-all option. They can be limiting because quality employees contribute beyond what is listed in the depiction. Here are some reasons why job descriptions are often obsolete:

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Topics: Job Description, HR, Human Resources, Workbox Staffing, Staffing Agency, Management

Tracking the Amount of Time it Takes to Fill a Position

Posted by Dave Grubbs

Jan 12, 2017 8:53:00 AM

To fill your open employment positions with the best employees for the jobs, you need much time and human resources. From reviewing resumes to interviewing candidates, it can take you hours to find a new employee and an estimated 30-45 days according to the American Staffing Associates.

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Topics: Hiring, Employment, Workbox Staffing, Staffing, Staffing Agency

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