Safe Hiring – 8 Tips to Improve your Remote Hiring Processes

We polled of Human Resources Professionals to find their best new norm hiring solutions. We asked HR what has worked to make you successful and effective as you interview and hire during the Covid-19 pandemic?  So here it is… 8 simple tools and ideas that you can easily implement today. Since this is our new… Read More »

Can I find work during the Pandemic?

Finding work during the Pandemic is possible! The Pandemic has greatly impacted the economy VERY quickly!  You may have been impacted or expect to be laid off any day now. First…take a deep breath and repeat “this too shall pass”….and it will. First, if you are eligible you should file for Texas unemployment at https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/applying-unemployment-benefits.… Read More »

Agency 8 Donates to Houston’s Food Local Pantry

Our community needs our help now, more than ever. This week Agency 8 donated to the Clear Lake Food Pantry to help feed 130 families.  Here is some feedback on our efforts: “The Clear Lake Food Pantry is a faith-based 501 c3 Nonprofit Organization. Short testimony below! Through this period of clouded doubt and worry,… Read More »

Average Time to Hire and 3 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

3 Easy Ways to Speed Up the Hiring Process Is your hiring process dragging out? Are you losing applicants along the way?  Time to take action. This is a hot job market and speed matters. When jobs take a long time to fill, productivity decreases, and your remaining employees might also feel overworked. So, speeding… Read More »

Families First Act- Mandatory Read for all Employees

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020 and will go into effect no later than April 2, 2020, and will be effective through December 31, 2020. Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act Mandates no cost-sharing or no prior authorization required for… Read More »

8 Tips on Virtual Hiring Best Practices

Virtual Hiring Best Practices for Video Interviews The workforce is going remote amidst the coronavirus pandemic. But, you still have to fill that urgent opening in Accounting or Manufacturing right?  Therefore, you need some savvy technology solutions to interview, hire, onboard and train. Here are some best practices being implemented asap by Human Resources and… Read More »

Update from Agency 8 Operations in Wake of Coronavirus

Update on Agency 8 Operations in Wake of Coronavirus At Agency 8, our first priority is always the health and safety of our candidates, clients and associates. Now, with so many questions about COVID-19, we want to keep you, up to date with key information on our heightened efforts to ensure peace of mind as… Read More »

Women supporting Women

Women supporting Women in March Agency 8 is 100% female-owned and operated and sometimes… well, we raise our feminist flag high.  Did you know that Agency 8 supports many charities throughout the year? We donate all year to organizations including Easter Seals for the disabled, Veteran groups, MS Society, United Way, and The American Cancer… Read More »

Gifting Gratitude for Valentines Day

February 14, 2020 Gifting Gratitude In the month of LOVE, Agency 8 sent personal thank you notes and gift cards to 10 of our loyal staffing employees. We are so thankful to each of them for all they do. Agency 8 is a people business and it is through their daily hard work that our… Read More »

Agency 8 Volunteers

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 »