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The average full-time employee works 40 hours a week, which is equal to 1,960 hours per year. A person who works from the age of 21 to 65 will have spent a staggering 91,250 hours of their lifetime at work. I can’t help but ask myself, if we spend THIS much time at work, why shouldn’t we place more emphasis on company culture? Think about it…you are spending almost 1/3 of your life at work. Shouldn’t we have the opportunity to enjoy all aspects of our lives…including our jobs? Read More

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Whether you are new to the workforce or have years of experience under your belt, finding a suitable career in today’s competitive job market is an overwhelming task for anyone. Due to the high percentage of candidates flooding the job pool, utilizing online job boards alone is rarely an effective means in getting your resume seen. The average number of people who apply for any given job is 118 and only 20% of those applicants will get an interview. In addition to that discouraging fact, many companies use a talent-management software to screen resumes, weeding out up to 50% of applications. Read More

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      A temp agency certainly isn’t the most expensive new business venture. You don’t need any heavy machinery or expensive materials when you’re starting a temp agency. But you probably need some office space and business machines. And you may need to “buy… Read More

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    A rose may be a rose may be a rose, but there are many different types of staffing agencies, many of them quite different from other types. Some require specialized expertise or—because they work with unique markets—specialized marketing plans. The type of people you… Read More

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If you’re a prospective franchisee, whether it's a staffing franchise your considering or any other, make no mistake: franchise training programs are operated primarily to ensure that all franchises are operated in an identical fashion according to the franchisor’s system. In other words, while helping you achieve success is definitely in the franchisor’s best interest, much of their training is design to make sure you follow THEIR system, because they need to achieve consistency in their brand. But a good franchise training program will also give you many of the tools you need to be successful. In fact, you probably need a good franchise training program in order to make your business work. Read More