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Demystifying the statement Hire Slow, Fire Fast!

Demystifying the statement Hire Slow, Fire Fast!

Hire Slow, Fire Fast is a common phrase among hiring managers with the underlying belief that you should take your time to hire the ideal candidate and quickly get rid of staff that you don’t want, need or like. But I am here to tell you that this concept is outdated...

Workplace Trends for 2019

Workplace Trends for 2019

At About Staffing we are constantly staying on top of trends. We watch the unemployment rate, the job market, technology and industry changes as well as overall workplace variations. Here are the top trends we have noticed from the first quarter of 2019. Work-Life...

How Important are Job Descriptions?

How Important are Job Descriptions?

We all know what job descriptions are, but how much importance do we actually give them? In addition to providing a road map for potential and current employees, job descriptions are indispensable for both employers and employees. The Human Resources Focus...

I Work For An Ideator

I Work For An Ideator

Have you ever come across a personality profile or assessment that helps put someone you know into a cute little box? And it is in this box where you come to understand how this person ticks? Well, I found this cute little box that describes my boss to a ‘T’. This...

Can you trust staffing agencies?

Can you trust staffing agencies?

A question often sparked around agencies is whether or not they can be trusted. Agencies frequently carry around stigmas of low wages, mistreatment, and miserable jobs. But in reality, an agency is just like any other employer. You apply, you interview, and hopefully,...

Words of Wisdom: My Bucket List

Words of Wisdom: My Bucket List

I don’t have a bucket list. That is because I ‘live’ my bucket list. I don’t dream about it and I don’t wait for things to come. There are many ups and downs as a business owner. Over the years, I have learnt that my bucket list is a constant ebb and flow, give and...

2019 Strategic Interview Tips

2019 Strategic Interview Tips

It has been said before that hiring has no exact formula or guidebook. It is an art form, and unfortunately it can be subjective.  Managers are more likely to hire a candidate who possesses the same attributes or mannerisms of themselves. This is called the...

What is Job Satisfaction?

What is Job Satisfaction?

Right Job + Right Employer = Job Satisfaction I was recently reading an article about job and employee satisfaction that explained all of the intricate elements that make up this topic. It seemed rather complex and it made me reflect on my own personal...

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