Prepare Now for the Critical Talent Shortage

2021 Hiring struggle for finding talent

The  Critical Talent Shortage is REAL and it’s reaching a 15-year high. How will you prepare for the historically strong job growth in the coming months? According to the latest Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI), the Hiring demand is heating up like a Texas summer!  Expect rapid growth in the next few months. Think… Read More »

Fresh Talent Showcase- June

June Talent Showcase for Agency 8 Staffing and Recruiting firm in Texas

At Agency 8 Recruiting, our candidates come from Referrals, Sourcing and Headhunting… Our seasoned recruiters don’t wait for candidates to come to us – we hunt them down!  As a Full-Service Recruiting Firm, we are equipped to recruit in the 8 areas of:   Accounting | Finance| Human Resources| Engineering| Technical | Logistics | Operations… Read More »

Predictions for the Future of Human Resources

The Human Resource department has always been an integral part of any well-run organization, however, its detrimental value often went unnoticed for many…until now. NOW, there is a NEW spotlight post-pandemic on the importance of Human Resources in an organization. The current situation has given HR a unique opportunity to co-lead their ever-changing organizations through… Read More »

Reopening Guide for Organizations: One Year Later

COVID-19 showed many companies that it is possible to work partially remote and in some cases, fully-remote. At least for some extent and to a degree, depending on the industry and job requirements. Here are some shifts that have taken place in the workforce and workplace thus far a year into the pandemic as well… Read More »

Talent Showcase- February

  At Agency 8 Recruiting, our candidates come from Referrals, Sourcing, and Headhunting… We go places you can’t go!  We reach talent you can’t find. As Executive Search Headhunters with vast resources, we can recruit from anywhere ­– even your direct competitors.  As a Full-Service Recruiting Firm, we are equipped to recruit in the 8 areas… Read More »

8 Biggest Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Interview Mistake to avoid

8 Interview Mistakes to avoid You have a great resume and impeccable references–the only thing left is to nail the job interview. So let’s make sure you don’t make these 8 common interview mistakes: Don’t show up casual Impressions matter. You may love to wear baseball hats but they have no place in the interview. … 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 »

10 easy steps to creating your LinkedIn profile

Improve your LinkedIn Presence

10 easy steps to creating your LinkedIn profile (from a Recruiters POV) 1.) Take it in bite-sized steps and follow steps 1-10 over the next month to get to 100% completion on LinkedIn, 2)Get a professional-looking picture; preferably where you are in a suit, at a wedding, or in some type of collar. Smile!  Make… 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 »

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 »