Developing a sound business case for using an external recruiting agency

Benefits of using Agency

Developing a business case for external third-party recruitment- when to use a recruiting agency Are you struggling to fill your job vacancies and the talent is just nowhere to be found?  You are not alone. According to a SHRM research report, 83 percent of HR professionals reported having difficulty recruiting suitable job candidates in the… Read More »

8 Phone Interview Tips That Will Get You A Second Round

8 phone interview tips

Here are 8 easy phone interview tips to prepare you for success. Did you get scheduled for a phone interview? Congratulations! Phone interviews are often used in the selection process as the first step.  They are usually done to speed up the selection process and are usually conducted by one person.  Your preparation should be… Read More »

8 Habits that make you look unprofessional

Body Language

Do you want that higher paycheck? Professionalism is key. When looking for a job, you want to appear as professional as possible. Exhibiting the image a hiring manager is looking for brings you closer to securing an interview for that big paycheck. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to avoid displaying habits that scream unprofessionalism.… Read More »

Agency 8’s President volunteers for SHRM as the Texas District Director.

Society of Human Resource Management

Agency 8’s President, Rebecca Nutt, volunteers for SHRM as the Texas District Director. SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management)  is the world’s largest professional society dedicated to serving human resources professionals.  SHRM is made up of just under 300,000 HR Professionals and 22,633 are here in Texas!  We are the voice of HR at the… Read More »

8 Job Market Stats that will shock you!

Surprising Facts

It is a good economy and the digital era has made a huge impact on job seekers and the war on talent. There has been a “perfect storm” of economic growth, the rapid expansion of the jobs market, and retiring Baby Boomers.  Are you feeling the talent drought yet? Here are 8 statistics that prove… Read More »

How to decipher 8 Texan phrases you might hear in a Reference check

Texas Flag

How to decipher 8 Texan phrases you might hear in a Reference check. A true Texan will know exactly what they mean! “This ain’t their first rodeo.” If you want to know if they have enough experience you might hear “this ain’t their first rodeo”. “I wouldn’t trust him as far as I can throw… Read More »

8 Crazy Interview Facts That Blow Your Mind

8 Job Interview tips

Sure, there are standard job interview tips like bring your resume, arrive early and research the company.  But Agency 8 Recruiting has researched interview efficiency for a decade and here are some of our crazy favorites! Job Interview tips that affect whether you get hired! 1-The time of your interview When you interview matters! Did… Read More »

Agency 8 Celebrates 10 years!

Agency 8 Celebrated

April 2019 we celebrated our 10 year anniversary at TopGolf Time goes fast when you are having fun!  We started as a Headhunting firm back in 2008 during a recession and have grown to a full-service Recruiting, Staffing, and HR Consulting firm. At Top Golf, we celebrated by thanking our clients and employees. We handed… Read More »

5 Ways to Build Strong, Positive Relationships at work

Build Strong Relationship

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: 1. Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward… Read More »

The 5 Ultimate Tips to Job Success!

5 ultimate ways to succeed at work

Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! Because these people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful?… Read More »