What In The World Did I Get Myself Into?


This week my office is celebrating our 4th anniversary and it brought me into a reflective mood. While I love what I do and the people I work with, I would be lying to you if I didn’t tell you that I still occasionally ask myself the rhetorical question, “what in the world did I get… Read more »

Find The Best Accountants for Your Firm



Good accountants can be nearly impossible to find these days. Why waste time going through numerous applications and screening potential employees when you can get the best ones that fit your needs with the aid of an employment agency. Here are some reasons to work with an employment agency to find great accountants for your… Read more »

Hiring Is Tight And Employees Are Looking To Move!



“More job creation, higher voluntary employee turnover and intensified competition for talent will be the main themes surrounding employment in 2018.” That quote was given by Matt Ferguson, the CEO of CareerBuilder (CareerBuilder Annual Forecast) earlier this year. Now that we are almost to the halfway point of 2018, I have to say he was… Read more »

Thanksgiving still matters!


I am not quite sure when the rest of the world decided to skip Thanksgiving and begin the Christmas season immediately after Halloween, but clearly, the world has made that decision! For me, however, I refuse to forget Thanksgiving.  Not just because I have much to be thankful for, but rather, I have always loved… Read more »

Hire Good People, Motivate Them and Keep Them


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“Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can’t miss.” –Lee Iacocca If you have been paying attention to the news regarding employment lately, you will notice that our unemployment range in the Tampa Bay area has hovered in… Read more »

Are You Asking the Right Phone Interview Questions?


Phone interviews are a great cost-effective way to screen candidates and determine whether or not they’re worth bringing in for the next round of interviews. Though they’re more revealing than emailing back and forth, they’re also fraught with their own special challenges. Since it’s impossible to read body language during a phone interview, it’s best… Read more »

The Tricks of Successful Salary Negotiation


Negotiating your salary to get the pay you deserve is a tricky task many people find intimidating. You want to get enough to feel comfortable, but you don’t want to offend the hiring manager and have your job offer reneged. The good news is your employer wants you to feel appreciated and satisfied so you’ll… Read more »

Hiring? Is Quality or Skills More Important?


One of the great pleasures of being in the staffing business is the fact that we are able to meet and hire a significant cross-section of people in our community who are in different seasons of their life and career.  As you may expect, many of those experiences with our candidates are incredible, rewarding, heartwarming… Read more »

6 Ways to Make a Temporary Worker Feel Part of the Team


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Hiring temporary employees is a great way to adapt to changing workplace needs—seasonal projects, extended absences or peaks in production. But bringing someone on for a limited amount of time can cause a bit of awkwardness in terms of interpersonal relationships and a sustained sense of teamwork. So how can you work to make sure… Read more »

Are You a Leader or a Boss?


Managing a team does not make you a leader, and ineffective leadership often results in poor performance, high turnover and overall failure. Having a bad boss is one of the biggest reasons people quit their jobs. Leaders, on the other hand, enjoy people and the challenge of putting them in positions to succeed. When you… Read more »