8 Reasons to Add a Temp to Perm Approach to Your Hiring Strategy

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Feb 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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You find yourself having to fill a job vacancy at work. Perhaps it’s a tough position where you’ve had above average turnaround. Or, your company is ramping up its growth. Or, you would simply like the timesaving advantage of having a potential candidate start as soon as possible and test them out before making an offer. These are the more popular reasons for hiring a temporary employee with the intention of making them permanent, once they meet your criteria. Also nicknamed “temp to perm”.

With hiring strategies, and there are many, you may want to add a temp to perm approach to your list of recruiting options for all levels of employees. No longer reserved for administrative jobs or maternity leaves, temporary employment has evolved to where it is today: a work strategy for all job types and work preferences. Temporary employees include a vast array of professionals.

Next time you have an open job, consider these advantages a temp to perm strategy may bring you:

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Topics: Management, Human Resources, Training, Corporate Culture

Why You Should Know Your Company’s Top 3 Priorities

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Jan 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” 
Stephen R. Covey

Where are you heading so fast?

We seem to have gotten derailed by the need for speed in business, so we created multi-tasking. But, in turn, we have sacrificed quality and focus.  We are beginning to realize that multi-tasking really isn’t all that productive. While this term sounds like we’re getting more done, we’re still only performing one thing at a time, but just in rapid succession.  Urgency has surpassed importance. But, do you know why your job makes sense and how it contributes to the bigger picture? What is all the racing for anyway?

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Topics: Management, Human Resources, Training, Corporate Culture

5 Must-Have's from your Staffing Service

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Jan 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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Prior to starting my company Onboardia, Inc., my work in human resources included years of working with staffing services. I found that many of my colleagues had a love/hate relationship with them and we spent many lunchtime breaks in the cafeteria debating the good, the bad and the ugly. 

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Topics: Management, Human Resources, Training, Corporate Culture

Work isn't Supposed to be Fun?

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Jan 18, 2018 1:29:36 PM

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Let’s question that

How often have you heard that statement in the past?  What about “That’s why they call it work”? Thankfully, that view’s been changing over recent years across organizations. In fact, I found fun working in the Navy, my first real job. Saying this was the land of rules and regimentation is putting it mildly. So how on earth was there any fun on that job?

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Topics: Management, Human Resources, Training, Corporate Culture

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