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3 Reasons You Should Have Per Diem Direct Care Staff On Hand

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 24, 2014 8:40:00 AM

For the first time in a long time, you feel comfortable about who you have on your staff of direct care workers.  You're confident in their abilities, they've received the absolute best in training, and you've seen proven success in the work they do with the families and individuals in your community. 

It certainly is a great place to be.  However, what happens when the day comes when one or more of your direct care staff can't provide coverage?

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Behavioral Health

Help Temp Workers Feel Part of the Team

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Dec 12, 2013 4:11:00 PM

Temporary workers fill an invaluable need for many companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Temp workers make the holiday rush more manageable, supplement staff when the workload becomes overwhelming, or fill in when full-time employees may be out due to illness or bereavement.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Control Costs with These 9 Staffing Strategies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 30, 2013 4:32:00 PM

What organization isn't looking to save money?  Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and controlling risk.  An effective staffing strategy can help your organization improve its bottom line.  Consider these factors in assessing your staffing strategy:

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Infographic

Career Guidance for Returning Veterans

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Aug 15, 2013 8:55:00 AM

When you served in the armed forces, you were a member of the best-trained military in the world. You may have learned how to fly helicopters, repair Navy ships or operate sophisticated computer systems. However, when your deployment ends and you return to civilian life, making a transition from military service to the civilian job market can be daunting.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Job Search Advice

Benefits of Hiring a Temp Worker

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Aug 12, 2013 2:51:00 PM

As the employment rates continue to move at a glacial pace, there is one area that has shown growth – temporary, contingent and independent workers. Between 2009 and 2012, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of temporary employees rose by 29%.

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Is Temporary Work A Good Move for Your Career?

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Jul 22, 2013 9:21:00 AM

Once upon a time, temps were a great solution when companies needed extra coverage during a peak season, to fill in for a vacationing employee or fill in for an employee on maternity leave.

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Topics: Career Advice, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Behavioral Health, Job Search Advice, Healthcare

Background Checks - It's Criminal Not to Conduct Them

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Jul 18, 2013 3:57:00 PM

In addition to checking references, some companies are including credit reports and background checks as part of the employee screening process. For some industries such as finance, healthcare, or education, background checks have become mandatory.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Staffing & Onboarding

Key Provision of the Affordable Care Act Delayed for One Year

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Jul 5, 2013 10:35:00 AM

In May, we wrote a blog post How Your Staffing Agency Can Help Manage the Impact of Healthcare Reform.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Benefits of a Staffing Firm

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Staffing Plus is a premier healthcare staffing firm that provides temporary, per diem, temp-to-hire and permanent Staffing Solutions for Behavioral Health, Education, and Healthcare settings. We have leveraged decades of experience to assist organizations with the challenges of managing their HR and Recruiting needs.