What employers need to know about the CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance that Eliminates Precautionary Quarantine, Focuses on Boosters, Masking, and Testing

As of August 2022, A relaxed version of the COVID-19 guidelines was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What employers need to know about the CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance Eliminates Precautionary Quarantine, Focuses on Boosters, Masking, and Testing The CDC is continuing to focus efforts on preventing severe illness and post-COVID conditions, but… Read More »

Attracting The Right Talent With Authentic Job Postings

  With the labor market entering a new reality, the priorities and expectations in the workplace have shifted drastically. It is important for job seekers to find employers who are inclusive, caring, and authentic. And as the job market continues to favor candidates, companies must be strategic with their recruitment efforts – and it all… Read More »

3 Easy Ways to Attract and Retain Talent

3 tips for hiring and retaining talen

The Great Resignation movement has made the war on talent a full-blown competition.  You need to win… let’s strategize! Here are three easy ways to attract and retain talent. The obvious attractors are great pay, benefits, work-life balance, and collaborative and engaging culture. Businesses that focus on three relevant and timely initiatives are most likely… Read More »

Why Is It So Hard to Hire Workers?

Why is it so hard to find workers right now?

As small businesses recover from the pandemic, they face a new obstacle… finding workers. So, why is it so hard to find workers right now? What can you do about it?   A recent survey by the National Federation of Independent Business found that 91% percent of those hiring or trying to hire reported few… Read More »

Scary Good Talent

Talent Showcase

Scared about this candidate-driven hiring market? Not finding top talent during the hiring “spooky season”? Boo! Well, look no more! Agency 8 expert Recruiters are working with some top professionals in their respective fields. Whether it is on a project, short-term basis, or as direct-hire candidates, these candidates know what they are doing. As Headhunters,… Read More »

Prepare Now for the Critical Talent Shortage

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? What you need to know about the Critical Hiring Talent Shortage in 2021 According to the latest Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI), the Hiring demand is heating up… Read More »

Predictions for the Future of Human Resources

Agency 8 HR Advice

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 »

Business Reopening Guide: 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- May

May Talent Showcase 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 Staffing and Recruiting Firm, we are equipped to recruit in the 8 areas of:   Accounting | Human Resources| Engineering| Technical… Read More »

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 »