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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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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 »

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What you’re not telling your staffing service can hurt you. A staffing service can help you and your organization in many ways. You’ll never know how much, and in what ways, they can assist you unless you share information to help them help you.   Staffing services can help you develop job postings, recruit new… Read more »

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When an employer is recruiting for an open position, they look for people with the skills to perform the task. Whether the job candidate needs to be able to wrangle PowerPoint to create presentations or know how to crunch numbers under a time constraint, the skills are the bedrock for almost all jobs.   But… Read more »

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Looking for a job? Whether you want to progress your career further or got hit with downsizing, it’s time to update your job search strategy. Strategies in job searching change along with everything else.   Preparation First, prepare yourself for your job search. Put together the essentials, which are still the basics of any job… Read more »

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Did you know that every time you are placed into a temp position through a staffing and recruitment firm, there is a very strong possibility that you could transition into a direct hire, full-time position at the client site? Even if you are only contacted for a brief assignment of two days, once you accept… Read more »