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Fighting a Natural Disaster: Lessons from the Tennessee Tornados

In the early days of March, Tennessee was struck multiple times by devasting tornados. In the pain and panic that ensued, everyone was reminded of the unpredictability of life. It will always be a challenge to stand in the wake of tragedy, but looking back, Hire Dynamics’ Karen Wilhite notes there were many aspects of […]

The Current State of Manufacturing in Upstate South Carolina

While balancing the needs of public health and the economy is a precarious situation, the BMW factory in upstate South Carolina will be temporarily closing as of Sunday, March 29 and hopes to reopen in mid-April. Hire Dynamics’s Laura Moody reports that other suppliers are actually increasing production and hiring for related positions in anticipation […]

Coronavirus Impact on Employers: EVP Kim Wallace Tells AJC “They Need Contract Staffing to Fill the Void”

“They don’t know where they will be in 30 days, three months, in six months.” – Kim Wallace, Executive Vice President in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution In “Amid tidal wave of coronavirus layoffs, some companies hire in Georgia,” AJC business writer Michael E. Kanell gathers insight from Hire Dynamics EVP Kim Wallace on the evolving situation. […]

Jon Neff, Co-Founder and COO, One of 34 Named to SIA 100

Hire Dynamics Co-Founder and COO Jon Neff has been named to the 2020 North America SIA Staffing 100. The ninth annual list recognizes “those whose unique vision and contributions take the industry forward” and those top “influencers making a great impact on the workforce ecosystem amid turbulent economic times.” Neff continues to lead Hire Dynamics […]

Hire Dynamics Earns Staffing Industry Awards from ClearlyRated for 11th Consecutive Year

Hire Dynamics (hiredynamics.com), an Atlanta-based staffing services provider with 48 branches throughout the Southeast, is proud to receive ClearlyRated’s 2020 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for service excellence. The annual awards program recognizes the staffing firms that best demonstrate exceptional service quality, as measured through direct survey feedback from their clients and talent. […]

Where the Jobs Are — EVP Kim Wallace Confirms AJC Findings as “Hiring Jumps at Small Businesses, Slows at Large Companies”

“In the day-to-day needs of the metro Atlanta labor market, signs of the shift in big company attitudes are clear.” – Kim Wallace, Executive Vice President in the Atlanta Journal Constitution With large companies feeling uncertainty over global market trends, small to medium employers are the ones adding jobs, reports AJC business writer Michael E. Kanell. […]

AJC Sees Manufacturing Jobs Grow but “Shrinking Slice of Labor”; Hire Dynamics Weighs In

 “Many exporters have been shaken by the nation’s trade tussles and the uncertainty about foreign markets has made many companies hesitant to invest, expand and hire. That can move the needle in either direction.” – Kim Wallace, Executive Vice President in the Atlanta Journal Constitution U.S. trade tensions have hurt many factories that produce goods […]

EVP Kim Wallace Comments on Record Low Unemployment

“As the unemployment rate falls, continued hiring does draw some people back into the work force, but many companies do struggle to find specialized skills.” Kim Wallace, Hire Dynamics Executive Vice President As covered by the Atlanta Journal-Consitution, Georgia has reached a record low unemployment rate of 3.3%, the lowest in 43 years. EVP Kim […]

Chief People Officer Sonya Buckley Shares Holiday Job Hunting Tips with Fast Company

“While it’s tempting to try to attend every gathering and event you’re invited to, be intentional with your time. Ask yourself who brings value to your personal and professional life. Prioritize those people.” –Sonya Buckley, Chief People Officer in Fast Company With the holidays around the corner, job seekers may feel their job hunt must […]

Employers Focusing on Culture, Value to Attract Workers in Tight Job Market, EVP Kim Wallace Tells South Carolina Business Review

Recognized as the fastest-growing large company in South Carolina and a 2019 ‘Best Place to Work’ for the seventh year, Hire Dynamics continues to strengthen its South Carolina roots. Following Hire Dynamics’ recent accolades, Mike Switzer of South Carolina Business Review interviews Executive Vice President Kim Wallace. Recently named to the 2019 Staffing Industry Analysts […]