Getting people to work: Jan. 18-24, 2015

Time for some staffing stats! Last week, Reliance Staffing & Recruiting had 805 people working. 34 candidates were placed in new positions: six in clerical, eight in facilities, eight in warehousing, three in hospitality, and nine in manufacturing. Additionally, four of our candidates were permanently hired by our clients. How can we help you get ... [Continue Reading]

January Top Performers – Ready for hire!

Staying Organized

Administrative Assistant (Peninsula) – ID #96017 Motivated and reliable Administration and Office Support Specialist with 5+ years experience providing outstanding staff service. High performing and efficient work with skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Is skilled with preparing presentations, budgeting, report generation and ... [Continue Reading]

Canon Expanding in Newport News


Congratulations to Reliance Staffing & Recruiting partner Canon Virginia, Inc. on their decision to further invest in their Newport News facility. Canon will invest $78 million to expand its operation, adding additional printer cartridge production lines and increasing its toner manufacturing and filling they said in a press release. “For ... [Continue Reading]

Suffolk welcomes new logistics firm


Today, the Virginian-Pilot is reporting that the city of Suffolk is welcoming Pacorini, a logistics company, who is investing $500,000 in a 150,000-square-foot warehouse in Suffolk's Northgate Industrial Park. The company will primarily service Green Mountain Coffee Roasters - makers of Kuerig K-cups - the company said in a press release. Our ... [Continue Reading]

December Top Performers – Candidates Available For Hire


Administrative Assistant (Peninsula) - ID #94395 This extremely professional and well-spoken administrative support applicant has worked in a variety of government contract roles and brings with them 12 years of federal government experience. Her excellent oral and written communication skills, together with strong computer skills, make her a ... [Continue Reading]

Get Onboard with Onboarding!

Relationship - communication

It is four months later. You thought the person you hired for the position with your company would be the perfect employee. You did a great job with following the orientation schedule and making sure this individual felt confident about their job responsibilities. Then, you come in Monday morning, and there is a letter of resignation on your desk. ... [Continue Reading]

Temp-to Hire does not mean a person will always be a temporary worker

Temp-to-hire has become an effective way for employers to assess a potential employee before an offer for direct employment is extended. It’s an opportunity that many companies are taking advantage of: Having a trial period before they obligate themselves to an employee. They do this so that they know if you are the ONE. In my conversations ... [Continue Reading]

November Top Performers – Great Candidates Available For Hire


Banquet Server — ID #89992 (Peninsula) This applicant is a great banquet server that will add plenty of smiles and great customer service to any function. She not only brings with her years of experience, dedication and reliability, but also has earned a bachelor’s degree in human performance and wellness. She is able to carry large trays, always ... [Continue Reading]