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Patti Franco
Phoenix, Arizona
This is staffing...unplugged
Interests: reading, writing, spending time with my kids.
Recent Activity
More and more companies are kicking off their hiring process with a phone interview prior to a traditional in person meeting. Why? It saves time; allows the hiring manager to ask pointed questions and qualify you for a role and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at TEMPorary Insanity
I would estimate that I spend up to 65% of my time during a company meeting just educating my clients on the current employment market and correcting their salary expectations for an open position. Every position from manufacturing, IT, Accounting,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at TEMPorary Insanity
If you are old enough to remember War Games and space Odyssey, then you will get a kick out of this. If you are too young to even know what I am talking about, then I hate you. These films... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at TEMPorary Insanity
Over the years I have seen more sales folk in the staffing industry fail than succeed. I'm going to guestimate in my vast and superior knowledge that 70% of those fail due to their own devices while 30% had the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at TEMPorary Insanity
Anyone here every play the slots in a casino? I have, just for giggles and only a few times. On these occasions I have found myself sitting next to a man or woman who is chain smoking while robotic-ly and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2012 at TEMPorary Insanity
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at TEMPorary Insanity
If you have been in the Staffing Industry for more than twelve months, you have stories. Stories that make you laugh; cry; cringe. I am pretty sure I could write an entire book based on all the crazy things my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at TEMPorary Insanity
Take this advice. It doesn't suck... Your company is NO different that the other 3,000 staffing companies out there. Quit trying to tell the hiring manager that you are. Fifteen years ago, you could get away with that. There actually... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at TEMPorary Insanity
To be fair, I haven't worked for EVERY staffing company...but pretty darn close. I have zero statistical data to back any of this up either. Just my opinion (which reigns supreme), but I've worked for the smallest of small staffing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at TEMPorary Insanity
I've said it before and I'll say it again...this industry can suck. I mean I Iove it, but I'm a little nuts and well, you gotta be just a tad loco to survive in staffing for more than twelve years.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at TEMPorary Insanity
For so many of us enduring the staffing industry in this difficult economy, the concept of firing a client seems ridiculous at best. I mean seriously, getting a client is hard enough, keepingthem has become the ultimate challenge, and losingthem... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2010 at TEMPorary Insanity
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Aug 26, 2009