Here are four of the most common staffing approaches small businesses adopt, why you should be wary of them and some suggestions for fixing them:
FlexProfessionals contributes to US News & World Report article on “The 5 Biggest Time-Sucks at Work”
Co-Founder Sheila Murphy discusses how FlexProfessionals has successfully adopted its own remote workforce…
Small businesses sweat hiring but you don’t have to! Read FlexProfessionals’ co-founder Gwenn Rosener’s insights on how to ACE your staffing woes. …
Concerns about hiring part-time employees? Read our guest blog on FlexJobs.com regarding the myths often associated with these resources.
“If you don’t want to work hard, I can’t help you.” The words stung as they spilled out of the mouth of one of DC’s leading search firm executives. It did not matter that I had an advanced degree in engineering, an MBA and 15 years of work experience. The fact that I was searching for a part-time position, in his mind, was a non-starter…
September is one of our favorite months at FlexProfessionals. It is a time when we experience a quiet surge in registrants and our candidate pool fills with talented stay-at-home moms (and dads) who decide, “This is the year!” This is the year when the kids are independent enough, when the professional restlessness is strong enough,… Read more »
Companies looking for part-time experienced workers are often in a “high-growth stage” but “hesitant to invest in human capital,….” says Ellen Grealish, co-founder of FlexProfessionals, LLC. Read her excerpt from an article highlighted by both ABC News and CBS News,
The government got it right on this one. A recent Washington Post article highlights a new voluntary government program that allows retirement eligible employees to work part-time before fully retiring, allowing them to transfer crucial information to less experienced workers. Not taking proactive steps to address the impending brain-drain places some organizations in substantial risk.
Do you ever wonder just what type of leader you are? Maybe your workplace personality resembles Michael Scott, the well-intentioned goofball boss from The Office. Or are you more like empathetic Lorelai from Gilmore Girls? There are dozens of different employers on beloved television series, but which popular TV boss most closely matches your leadership style?