You know the old saying, “when the going gets tough, the tough become successful”? Okay, well that may not be the exact saying but nonetheless it’s true. Even though our economy has hit a few rough patches the past year or two, some people continue to be extremely successful. So how can you mirror that… Read more »
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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »
40 Years with Professional Placement, Inc.
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
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 »
Office Opens After Fire!
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
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 »
Companies Make Quick Judgments on Applicants
COMPANIES MAKE QUICK JUDGMENTS ON APPLICANT’S FIT by Victoria Pelham – for The AZ Republic Job interviews are critical to snaring that coveted job. But you won’t have much time to make that winning first impression, career experts say. That’s because companies know within a few minutes of an interview if the job candidate will… Read more »
Professional Placement Makes Top 10 in Book of Lists!
PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT & PRO-TEM MAKES THE TOP 10 IN PHX BUSINESS JOURNAL’S BOOK OF LISTS! We’re excited to announce that Professional Placement, Inc. and Pro-Tem Service, Inc. made the top 10 in Phoenix Business Journal’s Book of Lists (for staffing agencies). Professional Placement, Inc. secured the #3 spot. Pro-Tem Service, Inc. landed at #8. Professional… Read more »
Jeff Seifert Interviewed by ABC15 News
PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT’S JEFF SEIFERT INTERVIEWED BY ABC15 NEWS By Angie Holdsworth PHOENIX – Despite large numbers of people looking for jobs, many employers are having a hard time filling open positions. Arizona’s unemployment rate sits at 9.4 percent. A Manpower Inc. poll showed that 14 percent of employers nationwide had a hard time filling positions… Read more »
Increase in Permanent Hires
PHOENIX STAFFING FIRMS SEE INCREASE IN PERMANENT HIRES As reported by Phoenix Business Journal’s Molly Kissler. Six of the top staffing agencies in the Phoenix area are reporting an increase in permanent job placements for the first time in two years. Mike Hayes, owner and president of Momentum Specialized Staffing in Phoenix, said his company… Read more »