These Are the Hardest Jobs to Fill Right Now

toughest positions to fill now talent labor shortage

Labor Shortage Alert! Run a quick job search on Indeed for job openings, and you will be shocked. As of September 2021 the Houston vacancies on this site alone are a whopping 92,000!  In data published by Indeed.com, the authors determined that there are roughly 9.8 million job openings in the U.S. Just last month, the labor market… Read More »

HR, Welcome to Your seat at the Table

Well, now…don’t just stand there, pull up a seat!  HR, we are happy to have you at the table. Now, more than ever, we need Human Resources to successfully guide organizations. Recently, businesses have struggled to overcome the health, economic and cultural ramifications of the pandemic. Through it all, HR has been the change navigator.… 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 »

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

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 »

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 »

How to decipher 8 Texan phrases you might hear in a Reference check

Texas Flag

How to decipher 8 Texan phrases you might hear in a Reference check. A true Texan will know exactly what they mean! “This ain’t their first rodeo.” If you want to know if they have enough experience you might hear “this ain’t their first rodeo”. “I wouldn’t trust him as far as I can throw… Read More »