Category: Hiring Strategies


Fostering Culture  Company culture is more than a trending article or buzz word. It is often a defining characteristic of success for a company and can either make people believe in the mission or have them exploring other options. In his book Fostering Culture, Shane Jackson, CEO of Jackson Healthcare (our parent company) explores the […] Read More


Expanding is an exciting experience for any company. In times of growth, your best partner could be a staffing firm. Here you’ll find a few key benefits as to why you should partner with staffing firms during expansion. Read More


For this Administrative Professionals’ Day, April 25th, go beyond the Amazon gift card and find something that will truly show your appreciation. We have some suggestions that may jog your brain for ideas. Read More


Minimum wage – It may seem like a straight-forward concept, here in Washington State, it’s anything but. There are three cities – SeaTac, Seattle, and Tacoma – that each have their own minimum wage ordinances/standards that are higher than the Washington State minimum wage. Here’s a snapshot of all the minimum wage laws within Washington State. Read More


Zoe Stamolis is our go-to expert on seasonal hiring, with many seasons managing our on-site program at Nintendo of America under her belt. When asked about her seasonal hiring plans for 2017, Zoe already has her ducks in a row. If your ducks aren’t even in the pond yet, let alone in a whole row, don’t panic. You can beef up your peak time hiring strategy with these tips from the master herself. Read More


As the years continue, eventually every employer in Seattle will be paying $15 / hour… but what does this mean for those companies just outside of Seattle that may be competing for the same talent? How can companies in places like Everett, Bellevue, and Issaquah, keep people employed in their respective cities instead of flocking to work within Seattle city limits? Read More


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


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


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


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