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According to SHRM and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are roughly 3.6 million Clerical and Administrative Assistants in the U.S. We’re grateful to have some of the best Administrative Professionals here at Focus. While we appreciate all of our employees daily, this week we were able to virtually connect with our Administrative Professionals… Read more »

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In a world where virtual work is much more common now, the transition to telecommuting for some may not be easy. According to Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), remote work could eventually result in disengaged employees. When there are disengaged employees, their productivity and motivation to work could deter and affect the business. In… Read more »

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With Spring Break right around the corner, schools might be requiring students to stay home for a few days to 2 weeks after the break due to the pandemic. This is very different from last Spring Break when schools were forced to shut down and move to remote learning. Thankfully as time has passed, we… Read more »

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Focus wins Expertise’s Best Employment Agencies in Atlanta for 2021. Expertise.com scored 139 local employment agencies in Atlanta, and picked the top 15. Focus sits at number 6 on the list. Expertise’s goal with creating this list was to connect people with the best local experts when it comes to legal, business, and home services…. Read more »

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Over the past several weeks, we talked about the various services Focus offers. This includes direct hire, contract and contract-to-hire. If you would like to learn more about direct hire, please click here. If you would like to learn more about contract staffing, please click here. Today we are going to cover the last part… Read more »

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A few weeks ago, we wrote a blog post about direct hire and talked about what makes this service different from others offered while working with staffing firms. These different services include direct hire, contract and contract to hire. If you would like to learn more about direct hire, please click here. This week, we… Read more »

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As 2021 is just getting started, we cannot help but think about what a year, 2020 has been and how fast time flew. The job market was disrupted back in March 2020 and it is still crazy today! While the job market was disrupted, contract work is still a big opportunity for anyone. If you… Read more »

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When working with staffing firms, such as Focus, it is important to know the difference between the services offered. These include contract or temporary, contract to hire and direct hire. Depending on where a business stands, it might make sense to use one service over the other. In this mini blog post series, we will… Read more »

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It is exciting to see our job markets starting to pick up over the course of 2020. We’re receiving new applications daily at Focus and we’re encouraging our employees to go beyond the application and network as well. With all new society rules in place, the networking game is not the same. There are not… Read more »

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Now that 2020 is behind us, hopefully we can all see a brighter road ahead. A new year means setting new goals and intentions to improve ourselves and our quality of life. This could mean setting a goal to change careers, prioritize your health, learn a new skill, give back to your community, grow your… Read more »