Q: What are some things that should be considered when completing a performance review? A: For the employer, preparation is key when performing a review. Gather up information on previously set goals, feedback from the supervisor, and a summary from the employee on how they feel they are performing, to start the review out… Read more »
JULY 2013 MARKED 40 YEARS FOR WAYNE CALHOUN! Wayne Calhoun joined Professional Placement, Inc. in 1973. He utilized his previous roles as a corporate recruiter to build the temporary division, Pro-Tem Service, Inc. He has encouraged, cajoled, and cheered on his staff as they have strived to provide excellent candidates to companies throughout the valley!… Read more »
LIGHTNING CAUSES FIRE AT PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT BUILDING A monsoon storm on Tuesday night in Phoenix resulted in a lightning strike, which hit the roof of the building Professional Placement occupies, along with several other businesses including the Republic Monetary Exchange and a bank. The strike caused a fire which was contained within an hour. However,… Read more »
INTERVIEW DRESS CODE Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. answers the question of appropriate dress code for an interview. Watch Now!
ACCEPTING A PROMOTION WITH CURRENT COMPANY VS. TAKING A NEW JOB In another installment of “Jeff on Jobs,” Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. reviews the pros and cons of taking a promotion with an existing employer, or accepting a new position elsewhere. Watch Now!
THE BENEFITS OF WORKING TEMPORARY WHILE SEEKING FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. with another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses the benefits of working temporary jobs while continuing the search for full time employment. Watch Now!
THANKING A POTENTIAL EMPLOYER FOR AN INTERVIEW Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. in another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses best practices for thanking a potential employer for an interview. Watch now!
OFFICE IS NOW OPEN AFTER FIRE A big thank you to all of our clients and candidates for their concern and understanding while we worked remotely part of last week due to a fire in our building. We are happy to report the office is now open and it’s back to business as usual! Please… Read more »
JOB MARKET OUTLOOK IN 2012 According to The Work Buzz, 23 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2012, while 16 percent plan to cut back staff levels. While these numbers are about even with employers’ 2011 predictions, they’re a marked improvement from recent years past. For example, at the end of… Read more »
SUCCESSFULLY MANAGING EMPLOYEES From Workawesome.com A high demand for the employee productivity lacking in today’s workforce leaves management teams wondering exactly what to do. The dazzling distractions of a high tech world constantly bombard the work environment. Employees are so busy texting, “tweeting” and updating their Facebook statuses that employers are left with unfinished assignments,… Read more »