Staffing software can help your business grow

Making this the best year ever might be a part of every annual New Year’s resolution, but over the next 11-plus months, you actually have a realistic chance of hitting the mark. As the U.S. economy picks up, employees have more options than they’ve had since the Great Recession, and they’re starting to get choosier. […]

Nurturing a Liquid Paper kind of company culture

Yes, it really was a harried typist who invented Liquid Paper as a quicker and neater way of correcting typing errors. Her name was Harriet Nesmith Graham, and she led the secretarial pool at Texas Bank and Trust. And because reality is often more fascinating than fiction, she was the mother of future Monkee Michael […]

Five tips for improving your payment processing system

Anything that can be done to streamline operations helps boost the productivity and profitability of your staffing agency. For example, if your payroll payment process is slow, clunky, overly complicated and regularly taking up too much valuable time to implement, it will adversely affect your clients, workers and the efficiency of your own people. From […]

Instead of pitching great customer service, just do it

“We have the best customer service in the industry.” How many times have you heard that boast from salespeople with companies trying to get your business? Chances are that your account executives have used that tired old line themselves, or some variation of it, as they maintain focus on growing your staffing agency. However, there […]

Resolve to take time off work this year

There are only so many hours in the day, and if you’re serious about actually taking that beach vacation next summer, it’s time to start figuring out how you’ll get there. Here are some tips to help reassure you that your staffing agency can take up the slack while you’re away. Hire and train self-starters. […]

How to develop new revenue streams and increase profits to grow your staffing agency

Growing a staffing agency in a challenging economy can make for stress-filled days and restless nights. However, there are ways to introduce new revenue streams, generate additional revenue and keep more of the income you do bring in to your growing staffing agency. Here are some tips. Expand your placement offering. Permanent placement can be […]

How to protect your staffing firm from fraud through better hiring practices

Your reputation rests on the honesty of your talent. Your clients hold you responsible for the deeds or misdeeds of the talent you send them. You’re the gatekeeper, the bouncer at the door, and your staffing agency’s reputation depends on the behavior of the workers you send to your clients. Here’s how to be confident […]

Owning your niche: How your staffing agency can outmarket the competition

There were approximately U.S. 22,400 temporary help and permanent placement firms that had been in business more than a year in 2007, according to the most current U.S. Economic Census data available (American Staffing Association). As a result of the intense industry competition, more staffing agencies are changing their focus to specific niche services such […]