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The holidays are here, and staffing firms that supply retail, light manufacturing, and even boutique positions, are seeing demand for their services surge. Indeed, retailers are expected to hire more than 700,000 seasonal workers for the December holidays. That’s the most since 2015, according to a Challenger Gray Christmas analysis of federal jobs data, and… Read more »

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With staffing, everyone can –or tries — to build a better mousetrap. Nowadays, that mousetrap invariably involves automation.  Let’s take a look at some new staffing models, built around automation, that might disrupt your business. 3 Disruptors That Are Already Impacting Staffing Companies Disruptor #1: Keeping Staffing Out of the Transaction Some companies are experimenting… Read more »

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As a funding and full back office services  vendor (including payroll) to the staffing industry, many times our experts are asked all sorts of questions about funding. This is fine, as we have almost 25 years experience helping businesses like yours grow. Among the many questions we get is, “How big a company do I… Read more »

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Can foreign markets and market uncertainty impact your business? You bet. In this global economy, moves across the globe can affect your own Main Street, USA. And with more uncertainty ever, from tariffs to trade to mixed signals, global markets and our own are in a constant state of flux. So what can you do… Read more »

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Some Staffing Companies Are Beginning to See That Training Their Own Employees Is Extremely Profitable – Here’s Why: You have no doubt experienced finding the right people for your business – whether internally or to place as associates – something of a struggle. No doubt your peers and clients are having the same problems. There… Read more »

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We know that you work hard for your money and often a tax refund may be the biggest check you get all year, so it’s important to understand how new tax reform legislation may affect your tax refund next year. The new tax law signed into law on December 22, 2017 is a doozy. For… Read more »

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Successful staffing startups are always managed well. As an owner or manager, you have a lot of issues to handle. Here are three tips that can help you succeed. Tip#1:  Concentrate on cash flow, not profitably. You’re going for lift off, and especially with staffing, your mission is to keep a steady cash flow. Perhaps… Read more »

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If you follow the news, A.I is perhaps the top trend going on right now. It’s vaulted from movies to real life, with everything from “smart homes” to, yes, self-driving cars. Of course, as far as your business is concerned, AI is also coming to the workplace. As a matter of fact, it’s already here…. Read more »

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Your funding partner (and partner is the operative word) can be a very powerful relationship. Whether you are a start-up or looking to expand (see our previous post) the right funding partner can be a huge asset. The wrong one…not so much. Here are four items you should consider when considering a funding company. 1…. Read more »

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There are great opportunities out there. This includes adding a new business branch. As a staffing start-up, or an ongoing business, you should always think ahead to new opportunities. Here are some tips to help you grow. 1. Know your business. Are you the best in a certain niche? Or do you want to expand… Read more »