Unicorns and Leprechauns: Stop Waiting for the Perfect Candidate

Quick quiz…which of the following really exist?...more

Part-Time People are a Full-Time Workforce Solution

As head of a staffing company, I get to talk with many people throughout the day, especially ones who have workforce issues. People say that there is a talent shortage, and in some cases they are correct. But I find more often, there is plenty of talent out there if you can think past the typical 9-5 job, or the typical candidate who has worked consistently for their whole adult life. ...more

The New Sharing Economy - Staffing Firms Were Pioneers

Recently Lyft, Uber and Car2Go came to Columbus. They all just showed up, practically at the same time, seemingly overnight. Surprised? I wasn’t. It’s just another sign of the rapidly growing “sharing economy.”...more

Two For One? Sometimes It’s Better To Just Get Two

Wouldn’t it be great if we were all skilled in everything? Like we were the best at web design and copywriting and bookkeeping? Typically though, we are not. We hire the best person for the job because not only can they do it better, but they will also probably do it faster then we can. If time is money, then we are actually saving money to get the right person plugged in on the things we don’t do all that well....more

Development: If You’re Not Growing Your Career, Who Is?

Wondering who’s responsible for your career development? Take a look in the mirror. It’s you. Yeah, you. Why? Because no one else is. There may have been a time when employers provided extensive on-the-job training for new, potential or current employees. But in an era of fast-paced, ever-changing, competitive business on a tight budget, that level of training and development is no longer the norm....more

Top 3 Ways a Temporary Staffing Company Saves Money

People don’t always think of using a temporary staffing company as a way to save money. Sometimes the hourly rates seem like more then you want to spend. But when you really look at the cost, you are probably actually saving money, a lot of money, by using a temp. Here’s how: ...more

Manpower Planning

Irrespective of the size of your organizations, you must make staffing decisions carefully. After all, poor manpower planning results in either overstaffing or understaffing—both of which can act as major roadblocks in an organization’s growth....more