Posts Tagged: Seattle recruitment agency

Real Success: Jeff Miller

When we at Opti take someone on as a client or a candidate, we are making a commitment, a commitment to deliver our best, an effort that goes above and beyond. That’s what makes us so different. We do more than just provide a service, we forge bonds of trust, real relationships based on honesty,… Read More »

How Can You Prevent Candidates and Employees from Leaving Unexpectedly?

Job abandonment, also known as ghosting, is a term used to describe a situation where a person simply stops showing up for work without notice or warning. Employees are less content to stay in a job where they feel underappreciated or disengaged – and won’t wait to jump at another opportunity. It is happening more… Read More »

The Best Ways to Manage a Team of Diverse Personalities

When you manage a team, you want to get everyone working together to achieve a common goal. You want to make sure everyone is being utilized in the best way to achieve the best outcome. As a team manager, you need to get the most out of each person. This starts with knowing how to… Read More »

Real Success: Michelle Kovacich

The recruiters at Opti are professionals, the best at what they do. They take the time to build relationships with job candidates, to learn about the candidates’ goals, interests and backgrounds, so that our recruiters can make the best match between the job and the person. One of our top-notch recruiters is Michelle Kovacich, an… Read More »

Three Benefits of Taking on a Contract Job After Graduating

If you have just graduated and are looking for a job, you may not think that contract work is something worthwhile or really helpful to your job search and career growth. You are looking for something full-time, a challenging job with career growth and good benefits. If you find yourself still on the job hunt… Read More »

The Skills You REALLY Need to Stand Out in the Job Hunt

It’s somewhat popular today to discuss – when the topic of long-term unemployment comes up – that the people who can’t find jobs lack the types of “hard” skills employers demand today. Those types of hard skills actually are more technical in nature, such as those for skilled labor machinists, engineers, and those skilled in… Read More »

Long-term Unemployment and Finding Work

If you’ve been out of a job for more than six months that makes you part of the group called the long-term unemployed. It’s not a very comfortable position. Although you feel you have the skills and experience to benefit employers they, on the other hand, are focusing on the time you have been away… Read More »

Handling the Costs of a Contingent Workforce

As temporary workers become a larger part of the workforce, planning for the cost of these workers becomes a significant consideration for any business. Companies can best handle these expenses by negotiating a contract that works for everyone involved – your company, the staffing firm and the workers. When working out an agreement, one key… Read More »

Raising Your Job Satisfaction

Although many companies claim that their employees are their most valuable resource, recent surveys appear to paint a different picture.  One survey showed that employee job satisfaction had hit a 22-year low.  Another showed that almost 85 percent of workers are unhappy with their current job, and another showed that one-third would move to another… Read More »

Temps Aren’t Just for Fill-Ins Anymore — the Value of Professional Contractors

We know you call upon the Opti Staffing Group when you need to fill in for vacationing or ill employees for temporary assignments. But what happens when your accounting manager, HR director, CFO or even your CEO needs to be take an extended leave? If you’re just about to launch a new product and your… Read More »