What is a Boutique Staffing Firm?

Tim Bruce, President The term “Boutique Staffing” is used in the staffing industry but most clients and candidates have little understanding of what the term means. There may actually be disagreement among staffing firms as to the definition. Typically, the term Boutique Staffing refers to a small staffing firm that exhibits a high-level of customer… Read more »

Protingent Man – A true Story

Our client needed a former contractor to come back and fix an urgent problem and could not afford more than 10 hours of work but the contractor estimated 40 hours of work. We found a new contractor to get a 2nd estimate for our client. The new contractor was a very nice guy and said… Read more »

Why use a Staffing Agency

James Sturgeon, Account Manager After 15 years in the staffing industry this question has come up throughout the years.  Companies have ramped up their internal human resources department along with recruiting to try to do searches for technical talent on their own.  This is done based on the premise that it will save both time… Read more »

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Protingent Man – A true Story

Our client needed a former contractor to come back and fix an urgent problem and could not afford more than 10 hours of work The former contractor estimated 40 hours of work. We found a new contractor to get a 2nd estimate for our client. He was a very nice guy and said he remembered… Read more »

How to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations. So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »