Archive for December 2017

Tips for employers working with staffing agencies

Staffing agencies are a great option to help employers fill temporary needs or fully evaluate potential candidates before offering a full-time position. But as with any situation, if there’s not clear communication and expectations up front, things may not go as well as you hope. Here are some tips for employers who are working with staffing agencies.


Who should you list as a professional or personal reference?

If you’re searching for a new job, you’re likely going to be asked for professional references (and maybe even personal references) somewhere during the hiring process. But who should you list as a reference? What’s the difference between a professional and personal reference? And how do you navigate complicated situations when it comes to references, such as a bad work situation or not wanting your current boss to know you’re looking?