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Hire Dynamics in the News: Filling a Different Pipeline for Middle-Skilled Talent

This blog was originally posted on talentmgt.com.  A recent article by Derek Thompson in The Atlantic, “The Real Reason That Young People Can’t Find Jobs,” addresses a minor debate sparked by a Wall Street Journal op-ed on the high unemployment of young Americans and the state of entry-level jobs. Thompson, a senior editor at The Atlantic, counters in his article […]

Changing culture, not the crew

If in pursuit of a calm and leisurely work environment, Hire Dynamics is likely not the place for you.We’re a little loud, love friendly competition and like our meetings adorned with snacks and silly putty. But there’s a method to our madness, and although we can’t relate to most staffing companies, we’re okay with that […]

Hire Dynamics Named Top of the List as a “South Carolina Best Place to Work”

Hire Dynamics, an industry leading staffing provider with 10 branch offices throughout the Southeast, was recently named #1 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The awards program, created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group, is designed to recognize employers that are benefiting the […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Be a Staffing Partner, Not Provider

This blog was originally posted on talentmgt.com.   It seems that we’re missing the boat a bit when it comes to client service. Client satisfaction among staffing firms was in decline for the fourth straight year in 2013, according to Inavero’s “Best of” competitions for exceptional service. Even more disconcerting is that the number of clients who […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Paving the Way for the Future

This blog was originally posted on SHRM Atlanta. One of the (if not the) hardest segments of the workforce to staff for is the skilled trades, and the skills gap is widening drastically as seasoned craftsmen continue to age out. For every four people retiring from the trades, there is only one person to take […]

Insider secrets on filling skills gap positions

When we talk about filling a gap, it usually means that something needs fixing or correcting. It could refer to the cracks in a door or window letting the hot summer air inside. Perhaps it requires braces to close the space between two front teeth. Or for business, it requires an analysis to determine how […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Tougher Time Than Parents

One of Hire Dynamics’ own, Lindsay Coonrod, was recently interviewed by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Michael Kanell for a piece both he and Nicholas Fouriezos were writing on how Millennials are shaping the economy, as well as being shaped by it. Here is an excerpt:  After graduating from Georgia Southern, Lindsay Coonrod, 26, of Suwanee, sought out an internship, […]

Client Success Stories: Sharing the Love

We always look forward to our company’s mid-year meeting because it is a time for our dispersed work family to get together for some key learning and serious fun. These meetings are meant to initiate reflection on the team’s success to date, evaluation of organizational goals, and collaboration on current opportunities. We were grateful to […]

Hire Dynamics in the News: Why the Manufacturing Skills Gap Is Serious

This article originally ran on IMPOMag.com.   Why Not Manufacturing?   So what are the factors that keep this skill schism at such a meaningful size that we’re all still talking about it?   “There are significant opportunities and jobs within manufacturing that are not being filled. It’s about training and matching those skills with […]

Talent That Goes Perm: Business Benefits of Contract-to-Hire

In our first “Talent That Goes Perm” post, we discussed how the market is supporting temporary workers transitioning into permanent placement and tips for making the most of this type of employment. Because it provides an opportunity to showcase skills and experience that may lead to something more long-term, it’s widely popular with job seekers. […]