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Welcome to the Graham Staffing Services blog page! If you’re here, there’s a strong chance that you’re actively looking for a new job opportunity, or perhaps you’re a client looking to hire new talent. Either way, we’re thrilled you’ve stopped by and promise to make it worth your while! Graham is here for you on… Read more »

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Now that 2018 is here, it’s time to think about what you’ll do once you graduate. And that’s especially true if you’re graduating early.   Many college grads find temporary assignments a good fit. Why? Because they give you real opportunities to test your job options and get on-the-job experience before accepting a permanent position…. Read more »

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A job description is a golden opportunity to recruit great candidates to your company. Yes, crafting them can be time-consuming, and you may find yourself wishing that you had one already written.   Fear not. Writing a job description can clarify for managers what they want to see in the position. It’s an opportunity to… Read more »

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As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to show your employees you’re thankful for them.   The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day emphasizes how much we appreciate what we have. The winter holidays are a way to show our appreciation for the uniqueness of family and friends. Why not… Read more »

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During the winter season, you have to put considerable effort into a good work-life balance. Christmas and Hanukkah are coming up and with the parties, events, and preparation for many people. Your to-do list is longer than it’s ever been, with shopping for festive foods and gifts.   At the same time, the approaching end… Read more »

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If you’ve recently hired a new temporary employee or have several new temps in the organization, be sure to welcome them! Although temps may be hired to help out for a short time, it’s just as important for them to know the daily processes and company culture as it is for permanent employees.   Here’s… Read more »

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Every business and organization faces legal issues. Employment, discrimination, and other laws and regulations are complex. Busy managers and supervisors don’t always have time to ensure their own familiarity with laws. They may not know best practices or easily avoided pitfalls.   But using the expertise and experience of a staffing service can ensure that… Read more »

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If you’re like many managers, you might hesitate to bring up issues regarding an employee who came to you through a staffing firm.   When the employee is temporary, the issue for the manager might be unfamiliarity with how to approach the situation. But don’t hesitate to provide feedback to your staffing service. Help them… Read more »

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Change management can be difficult. For one thing, it can be very broadly based. When Is Change Management Needed? Change management occurs when factors in the workplace are changing. It could be a shift in corporate policies, locations or even products. Employees may face different work environments, unfamiliar tools, new co-workers and even entirely different… Read more »

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It happens to everyone. There is no one working today who hasn’t made a mistake at work. Whether it’s forgetting to lock the back door when you leave, introducing spelling mistakes in your new business-related Facebook update or leaving the break room coffeepot on when you heat up your morning cup, you will likely make… Read more »

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Don’t let a temporary employee be “the one that got away.” Temps are a great choice if you have positions in your business you need to fill. They benefit both the business and the managers in multiple ways. They fill a void. Say you need database specialists for reports due in December. It takes time… Read more »