Posts Categorized: News

A Letter from IMPACT’s CEO

  Dear Employers, As we navigate the changes associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we must embrace the fact that the employment environment we’re experiencing is filled with unprecedented conditions. Stimulus checks are coming out, unemployment benefits are being extended, FMLA benefits are being expanded, and we’re navigating record swings in unemployment numbers.  As employment industry experts,… Read More »

Balancing Efficiency and Relationships for Successful Recruiting

Written by, Nicole McIntyre When utilizing staffing agencies for contract-to-hire and long-term positions, one of the biggest determining factors in finding and keeping high-quality associates is establishing and maintaining relationships. Associates need to feel comfortable with their employer in order to create a healthy give-and-take relationship where efforts toward success are matched on both sides.… Read More »

Doing Good Is Good For The Bottom Line

Written by, Jenni Darden When deciding what company to work for, or do business with, many employees and customers place value on working for and supporting businesses that prioritize corporate social responsibility (CSR). According to Double the Donation, CSR is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way.… Read More »

Are The Best Candidates Always The Best Hires?

  Written by, Morgan Gavulic It happens all too often – an AWESOME candidate comes through for an interview. They show up dressed to impress, say all the right things, have the perfect experience and are eager to get to work. Then, shortly after they get started with the position, they drop the ball and… Read More »

Myths About the Staffing Industry

Written by, Chelsea Prince Top 5 Myths about the Staffing Industry: There are many benefits to using a staffing agency, for both employers and job seekers. Working with a staffing agency allows employers to get crucial time back in their day to deal with more pressing issues. Staffing agencies also help job seekers find the… Read More »

Maintaining Millennial Talent in the Workplace

  Written by, Brittany Sutton In 2016, Millennials became the largest generation in the United States workforce, that being said, understanding what appeals to Millennials in a job is crucial. Millennials were born roughly between 1981 and 1996 and are currently 23 to 38 years old. When trying to evaluate an employee in this age… Read More »

Improving your Recruiting Strategy

  Written by, Clare Diedrich Recruiting strategies change constantly. As a business, it’s imperative to keep up with the talent market or you will be left with no talent at all. According to Talentlyft research, the current job market is 90% candidate driven. That means you don’t pick talent anymore, talent picks you! Below, I… Read More »

Keeping a Positive Attitude

  Written by, Yasmeen Summa If you are interested in taking your career to the next level, it’s important to know exactly what employers are looking for when hiring. Yes, you may have the relevant skills necessary to get the job done, but there’s more to it than just having the experience. Employers also look… Read More »

Adapting with the Market

  Written by, Taylor Yops In the last six months, the US has seen the lowest national unemployment rates in nearly 50 years; the result of an increased demand, and a shrinking supply, of qualified applicants. While strong hiring has various positive economic impacts, this low level of unemployment has made filling open positions with… Read More »

Mid-Winter Blues

  Written by, Sarah King It’s winter in Michigan and let’s face it, for most of us, this time of year is the worst!  The fun from the holiday parties is gone, your kids are on their twelfth snow day from school and you genuinely have no recollection of how long your drive to work… Read More »