According to the American Staffing Association, more than 3 million temporary or contract employees are deployed by staffing companies every week – with that number only expected to grow in the next couple of years.
Are you in need of great, reliable staff in Portland? Look no further than LGC.
By now, the challenges facing the recruitment industry have been dominating the news for the past several months. Though businesses across the country are adding tens of thousands of jobs per month, the unemployment rate (as of June 2021) still stands just around 6% nationally. In just under two months, summer will come to an end. School will be back… Read more »
Staffing agencies have been a main workforce solution for hundreds of years; which should tell you that they can withstand changing employment landscapes. Opposed to direct hire, partnering with a staffing firm can be a great way to fulfill your hiring needs and tap into a diverse candidate pool. But is the traditional staffing model the… Read more »
In your average hiring landscape, finding the right addition to your team can be tricky. There are so many factors to consider; desired experience, what interpersonal skills they need, whether they’re a culture fit – just to name a few.
Over the past year, it’s been more important than ever to take care of our mental health. This May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and in its’ honor, we’re sharing tips for how to practice self-care that can improve your mental health.
When you work in a customer-facing role or business, you may feel tempted to be promising your clients perfection. After all, that’s what most of us want out of a professional partnership –– perfect results for both parties. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.
At the beginning of March, the LGC marketing team conducted a poll to get a better understanding of the impact to gig workers and job opportunities during the pandemic. In order to get insight from both sides, we polled internal staffing managers as well as gig workers. The internal poll was conducted from March 1 to 5, 2021 and the gig worker… Read more »
It’s been over a year since the coronavirus emerged and changed how we do just about everything in our lives, including how we save and spend our money.
Regardless of the industry you work in, experiencing gaps in coverage on your team can mean lost revenue, unhappy clients, and burnt-out team members. Last minute absences, in particular, can be especially difficult to account for.