Reference Check Like a True Texan: Phrases Every Employer Should Know

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Deciphering Texan Phrases in Reference Checks: A Guide for Employers When conducting reference checks in Texas, you might encounter some colorful local expressions. Here’s a guide to understanding these Texan phrases, so you can make better hiring decisions. “She’s tougher than a $2 steak” Translation: The candidate is very resilient and can handle tough situations.… Read More »

June Spotlight on Women in Engineering

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June Talent Showcase: Women in Engineering   June 23rd is “Women in Engineering Day” To celebrate, here are some of our top Female Engineering Candidates in Houston Agency 8 excels in recruiting for Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Technical, Administrative, Logistics, and Operations roles. Discover the difference Agency 8 can make for your team’s success. Contact… Read More »

April Talent Showcase

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April Talent Showcase: Meet Our Top Candidates Did you know 50% or more of our candidates come from Referrals? That’s our secret sauce to Uniting successful people with successful companies! Agency 8 excels in recruiting for Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Technical, Administrative, Logistics, and Operations roles. Discover the difference Agency 8 can make for your… Read More »

The Big Stay: Why Job Tenure Matters More Than Ever in a Post-Turnover Tsunami Era

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The Big Stay: Why Job Tenure Matters More Than Ever in a Post-Turnover Tsunami Era Que the song “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” by the Clash In the wake of what has been dubbed the “Turnover Tsunami,” where employees were swept away by the allure of higher wages and new opportunities, the employment… Read More »

Why should you use a staffing agency?

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Why would someone use a staffing agency? You are probably here because you are wondering “What is the benefit of going through a staffing agency?”. Or, maybe you just love to read work blogs. Either way, you are in the right place. Company perspective: Companies partner with staffing agencies to hire employees quickly and in… Read More »

Agency 8 Unveils a 2024 Charitable Partnership Plan

Agency 8 Announces Charitable Initiative for 2024: Donation Drive for Client-Selected Charities   Agency 8, an award-winning staffing firm dedicated to exceptional placements, proudly unveils its philanthropic strategy for the year ahead. In a groundbreaking move, Agency 8 pledges to make a charitable donation to the organization chosen by its clients for each direct hire… Read More »

December Talent Showcase

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December Talent Showcase Meet Our Top Candidates Agency 8 excels in recruiting for Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, Technical, Administrative, Logistics, and Operations roles. Discover the difference Agency 8 can make for your team’s success. Contact us today for top-tier talent solutions. We Unite Successful Candidates with Successful Companies At Agency 8, we’re your dedicated partner… Read More »

Getting “Ghosted” by your Candidates? You Aren’t the Only One

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8 Strategies to Improve your Interview Attendance Ever had an amazing candidate in the hiring process just suddenly disappear or “ghost” you? They don’t respond to your emails, your calls and your interview requests.  The term “Ghosting” is the art of disappearing without a word.  If this is happening to you, sounds like you have… Read More »

Predicting Q4 Hiring Demands

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Predicting Q4 Hiring Demands and Trends In the dynamic world of recruitment, staying ahead of the curve is essential. As we head into the fourth quarter of the year, it’s crucial for businesses to anticipate their hiring needs while considering the evolving landscape of the job market. Here are some potential labor market trends to… Read More »

The Role of Recruitment Agencies

The Role of Recruitment Agencies: Streamlining Your Hiring Process In the dynamic world of business, finding the right candidates to fill job vacancies can be a time-consuming and resource-draining process. This is where recruitment agencies step in, offering a valuable service that benefits both companies and job seekers. Let’s delve into what recruitment agencies do,… Read More »