Conquering the Talent Shortage

hiring shortage

If you’re currently struggling with the talent shortage… You’re not alone. The process of finding job seekers, hiring, driving performance, and retaining people will either amplify your growth or cause your business to decline. The “Great Resignation” era is here and your employees are restless.   You need new strategies for hiring and retaining your… Read More »

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

candidate ghosting

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 a ghosting problem.  No need to call… 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 »

Engineering Talent Showcase July 2021

76% of Managers have experienced turnover in their organization and roles are becoming harder to fill with the right talent and keeping them filled.   Some of the toughest skills to find currently are in the Engineering and Technology space. These are candidates who are high in demand and individuals that will make a huge… 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 »

Top Tips for First Time Managers

YES! You finally got the promotion you have always dreamed about! You are now the BOSS! As a new manager, you have a lot to prove. With these simple 5 tips, we will help you get it right. Where do you start? Here are 5 Tips to be successful in your leadership transition. These tips… Read More »

Simple Interview Guidelines to Implement now

Once you have prepared accordingly, (if you have not already, read our previous blog on prepping for an interview to be best prepared)and you are heading into your first interview, here are some tips to help you ace the interview and make a great impression.  Interview Etiquette  Body language Eye contact and a  strong firm… 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 »