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 »

UHCL Student Showcase

      UHCL Students are looking for work! After attending a career fair at the University of Houston – Clear Lake, we came across many talented and hardworking students! We would like to show off these students in our UHCL Student Showcase!  If you are looking for talent with years of experience, please visit https://www.agency8recruiting.com/2021/11/03/november-talent-showcase/… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Implement these 10 Critical Strategies for Hiring Success

Implement these 10 Critical Strategies for Your Hiring Success Companies are struggling with sourcing talent and to be honest… It’s not getting any better. Evidence shows that there’s a whole bunch of turnover coming in the near future. One of the largest problems I see employers struggling with is the lack of embracing change. What… 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 »

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 »