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Staffmark Receives 2018 Best of Staffing® Client Diamond & Talent Awards

We’re excited to announce that Staffmark has received Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Award for 2018! This honor is given to less than 2 percent of all staffing agencies in the US and Canada, and we’re thrilled to be recognized!
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Want to Hire the Best of the Best? 5 Steps to Setting a Competitive Wage

Salary is often the most important factor in attracting and retaining the best employees, yet many companies still find it challenging to arrive at a competitive scale. Here are some essential elements to consider when trying to arrive at a competitive pay rate.
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8 Ways to Become a Better Mentor

We all know mentorship is important. It’s one of the most effective ways of developing – and retaining – new talent within an organization. If someone has recently asked you to become a mentor, or you’re currently working with a mentee, here are steps that will help ensure you’re both getting the most out of the relationship.
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How to Advance Your Career with a Mentor

Few people really know how to find the right mentor. Their search often starts with the misconception that the only person for the job is a seasoned professional with years and years of experience. While this can certainly help, your choice in mentor isn’t about age so much as who will best suit your needs — and suit your needs at that particular time. So, we suggest you consider the following...
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4 Ways to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce

Managing a multigenerational workplace isn’t an exact science. It’s more of an art that takes finesse. Generational gaps can lead to a rift within your workforce that can affect employee satisfaction, engagement, and productivity. The following can help bridge the divide.
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Top 7 Recruiting & Retention Trends to Watch in 2018

With record low unemployment rates and multiple options for employment, the war for talent continues to intensify. To remain competitive, successful employers are embracing the following seven trends.
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Social Media Makeover: How Jobseekers Can Clean Up Their Social Presence

Social media has now become a critical part to finding a job. In fact, 60 percent of employers use social networking sites to vet applicants.The following are some of the best ways jobseekers can survive social media scrutiny by a potential employer.
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8 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make to Become an Even Better Employer

If this year is anything like the last, 62 percent of workers have already made plans to change their work lives. In other words, you need to make a concerted effort to retain talent by setting a few New Year’s resolutions of your own. The following resolutions can help make the business and cultural shifts necessary to ensure that your company gets off to an even better start this year.
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If “Find a New Job” Is One of Your Resolutions, Read This

If “switch careers” ranks high on your list of resolutions, rest assured that the odds are in your favor. A recent report found that more than 6 million positions are still left unfilled. Here’s a good place to start your search!
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10 Reasons to Contact a Recruiter to Land Your Next Job

Whether actively searching for your next job or just keeping an eye on what opportunities are out there, here are the top 10 reasons you should work with a recruiter.
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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Staffing Partnership

Partnering with a staffing agency doesn’t just increase your access to top talent. You can often hire faster, decrease turnover costs, eliminate upfront hiring expenses, reduce employment risks, and make the whole hiring process more efficient — that is, of course, if you know how to maximize the benefits of working with a staffing partner.
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The Value of a Staffing Partner

More and more organizations are now turning to staffing firms to handle recruitment efforts. Staffing firms take the time to learn about your challenges, understand your goals, and get familiar with your internal culture, so they can become a true staffing partner and provide you the following benefits.
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6 Reasons to Seek Out Volunteer Opportunities

The benefits associated with volunteering are more than meets the eye. Obviously, you get a chance to give back to the community, and with that comes a sense of accomplishment. It can also positively impact your career. While the ultimate reason for volunteering should be a desire to give back, it doesn’t mean your efforts can’t make a difference in your life as well.
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Corporate Social Responsibility: The Right Way to Design Your Next Initiative

It’s no secret that an increasing number of companies are investing in philanthropic work, and for good reason. Besides the warm feelings that often come with altruism, workplace philanthropy can be good for business.
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Why It’s Important to Stay Hungry & Have Fun

Welcome to the new Staffmark Blog! For our first post, we’ve invited President and CEO Geno Cutolo to share some career advice, which is especially helpful as we prepare for a fresh start in 2018.
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