Agency 8 Donates to Houston’s Food Local Pantry

Food bank in Texas

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

Speed up the 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 Employee act

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

Use Technology

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

Men on Computer

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 help 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

Valentine 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’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 »

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 »

8 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. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.—Theodore Roosevelt Here are several tips to… Read More »