Category: Hiring Strategies

Jul26

Lately, we've seen job seekers make the transition from asking "how much does this pay?" to "tell me why I should work there." With pay and benefits nearly equal, companies in the technology industry have to compete on three primary areas: culture, uniqueness of product, and the ability for them to make an impact on the product. Read More

May26

Seattle’s employment landscape is changing… and quickly, but many employers are having a tough time keeping up. Here are three things you can do to keep in compliance and out of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) sights. Read More

Apr12

How have your employees been coping with the Seattle commute? Are you finding it difficult to get people to work for you due to your location? You are not alone. The Puget Sound has some of the worst traffic congestion in the nation... but how is this affecting current & potential employees? Read More

Mar31

How can the interviewing tactics of SpaceX & Tesla founder, Elon Musk, help you when you start hiring job candidates? Read More

Mar3

You may be excited for the idea of extra headcount, but perhaps anxious or unsure about one thing – the salary range. Are you building a salary scale that is considered fair in today’s job market, especially a job market as competitive as Seattle? Read More

Feb26

Retention. It’s a golden word tossed around in Human Resources departments around the country… but in certain industries, keeping retention rates low can be especially challenging. How can companies here in Seattle keep their retention rates high & turnover low? Read More

Jan26

As the unemployment rate continues to drop and the economy picks up steam, keeping the star performers you have now is the key to success... but what motivates employees to engage? Read More

Jan18

While the unemployment rate in the country approaches historic lows, uncounted in the rate are roughly 92 million people who have dropped out of the workforce. Do we really have a talent shortage on our hands? Read More

Sep9

During peak season for your industry, we're aware that there's a lot of demand – and a lot of dollars - on the table, so having enough seasonal help on hand is critical. A longtime trusted firm like Parker can help you no matter how many staff members you need for the job. Read More

Aug19

Bad hires vacuum up money, time, and man hours, but they don't have to happen. Contract-to-Hire can be the key to cost savings and an important trial period for both clients and contractors alike. Read More