2020 Foresight: New trends in temp staffing and hiring

You’ve heard of being “ghosted” through texts, social media, and even on dating apps. But, in temp staffing and recruitment? It’s happening. Typically, “ghosting” is when someone you are corresponding with stops responding in any way to texts, emails, posts on your social media, or conversation with you on dating apps. In the world of […]

Finding the best temp candidates to meet employers’ expectations

On average, nearly 17 million temporary and contract employees work with America’s staffing companies during the course of a year, according to the American Staffing Association. In Pennsylvania, temporary help came primarily from engineering, IT, and scientific sectors (38%), health care (7%), industrial (17%), administrative and clerical office work (14%), and managerial (12%). At TriStarr, […]

Busting Staffing Myths: What It’s Really Like to Work as a “Temp”

You’ve been out of work for a long time. The frustrating treadmill of applying to jobs and absorbing rejections has started to cut into your self-confidence. Meanwhile, the lack of a paycheck has simultaneously cut into your bank account. Or, maybe you’ve toiled in the same dead-end, unfulfilling position longer than you care to remember. […]

Busting Staffing Myths: Challenging 4 Common Misconceptions

You feel like your job search has reached a dead end. All the excitement you felt when you first started looking for your next big opportunity has deteriorated into frustration and despair, as you fruitlessly send out resume after resume and attend uninspiring interview after uninspiring interview. You’re looking for an escape from the job-search […]