Why Offering Paid Parental Leave Could Give You an Edge on Your Competition

The movement for paid parental leave is gathering momentum in the United States, with several states and localities passing paid leave policies in recent years. If you’re not in one of these locations, offering paid parental leave can give you…

Adjust Your Recruiting Style to Find (and Hire!) Top Talent

Do you have your recruiting system down to a science? Do the best candidates still seem to end up with your competitors? If the answer to both question is “yes,” it may be time to rethink your science—and adapt your…

Hiring for Purpose (Not Just Potential)

Many hiring managers focus on candidates’ potential or performance when deciding whom to hire. While these factors matter, narrowing your search exclusively to those candidates with good performance or the “raw matter” of potential overlooks an equally vital quality: purpose.…

Midyear Check: 2017 Seattle Hiring Trends

Seattle continues to have one of the fastest-growing local economies in the country, with professional and business service jobs growing at a rate higher than that of Washington state and the U.S. in general. While this is promising news for…

Before Picking a Staffing Firm, Look at How They Treat Their Candidates

When you evaluate staffing firms, it’s wise to consider how they treat the companies they work for. Price, responsiveness and quality of recommendations are all worthwhile considerations. To ensure you choose the best staffing partner available, it’s also vital to…

How to Craft an Employee Referral Program That Will Bring in Great Candidates

When you’re looking to find great candidates, not just more candidates, referrals can be your most reliable source. Why? People know the type of work their friends, family and colleagues do, and also how well they do it and whether…

6 Reasons You Should Always Be Hiring

Every company looks for good candidates when they need to fill an open position. But companies that take an “always be hiring” approach get better results. Why? Here are six reasons your company should always be hiring: Position your company…

TERRA Staffing Group WINS INAVERO’S 2017 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS

Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Everett, WA – February 16, 2017 – TERRA Staffing Group, a leading staffing and employment agency headquartered in Everett, WA, announced today they have won…

Simplify it to: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Relationship with Your Recruiter

Many companies turn to staffing firms when they need help finding better talent or shortening the time to hire. However, companies who seek their help don’t always know how to maximize the value of their relationship with their recruiter. Here…

Hire Based Upon Potential for Growth, Not Hard Skills

When hiring managers seek candidates to fill a particular position, it’s natural to focus on “hard skills” – the specific technical ability and knowledge required to carry out the demands of the job. It is, after all, difficult to do…