As the old adage says, "Charity starts at home." But charity is also making an appearance in the workplace. According to Giving USA, an annual survey of philanthropy, U.S. corporations donated $14.5 billion in 2008, which accounts for only 5 percent of the $308 billion given to charities in America that year.
The right staffing firm is a valuable asset to your team. The wrong staffing firm can be an impediment to finding and landing top talent. Nobody wants an agency that requires a great deal of oversight and hand-holding. This type of relationship could be more of a curse than a blessing as you spend time sorting through candidates that aren’t right, or chasing down your contact to get updates on the search.
We’ve all been on job interviews or had that critical conversation with a boss or a client. Finally, they ask you that one crucial question. I remember being asked that one big question by the Chairman of WinterWyman’s Board of Directors. He asked me to describe our staffing firm in one word.