Finding a Job After College Was Easy, Thanks to TERRA

Sarah Fossett was a college student with a variety of experience under her belt. She’d worked as a hostess, a tutor and as an administrative assistant. After graduating, she relocated from South Carolina to Oregon and needed help finding a…

I Turned a Temp Project Into a Career – I’ve Already Been Promoted

Clark Hamby is a skilled sales professional with experience doing group sales for ski resorts. More recently, he did event/ sales management for elementary school fundraisers. While he enjoyed the work he was doing, he felt that his employer was…

Managing Staffing Costs During Cold and Flu Season

When cold and flu season strikes, employees have a choice to make: Go to work sick, or stay home and recover. Employers have a similar choice: Demand employees show up, or encourage them to rest. Employees who come to work…

Deciding to Move Was Difficult – But TERRA Made Finding a Job Easy

Dahlia Pillias was a successful administrative professional, living in Guam, who one day found herself having to make a difficult choice. You see, her daughter decided that she wanted to go to college outside of Guam. She wanted to go…

My New Job Is a Great Fit – I Am Not Starting Over

Gwendolyn Johnson was an experienced business management professional. She and her husband ran their own business for many years and, during that time, she was responsible for variety of office, administration and light accounting duties. She loved the learning opportunities…

Why (and How!) You Need to Audit Your Talent Experience

When a candidate contacts your company, what happens? How easy is it for them to connect with your people? How do you express interest? What happens next? To understand why top talent drifts away from your company, you need a…

How to Set Your Star Candidate Up for Success

Imagine: You’re looking through applications for new candidates. On paper, you find a candidate who looks outstanding. Their skills are top-notch, their experience is right on target, and they express all the enthusiasm and dedication you’re looking for. The interview…

Tacoma Branch Named TERRA Staffing Group’s “Branch of the Quarter” for Q3

Congratulations to TERRA's Tacoma branch for being named "Branch of the Quarter" for Q3. Barbara Van Meter, Tacoma Branch Manager, accepted the award on behalf of her team, during TERRA's Quarterly Business Development Meeting held, which was held on October…

Keep an Eye Out for the Next Great Leader in Your Workplace

Looking for leadership potential among your current staff is one of the easiest and most effective tools managers have for cultivating talent and promoting the continued growth of their companies. It’s also one of the most overlooked. Why Look for…

Job Searching Can Be Scary – I’m Glad I Had TERRA On My Side

In 2014, Kimmberly Bowen landed what seemed like a great job doing technical support. The role allowed her to grow her computer skills, gain technical knowledge and learn new applications. Though she loved everything she was learning, she found herself…