Focus Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing Award for Client Satisfaction!

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Focus is honored to earn ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing award for Client Satisfaction for the second year in a row. We’re grateful to help serve our clients and their business needs, and we intend to continue serving our clients in years to come. The ClearlyRated award is calculated by measuring client satisfaction with Net… Read more »

How Employers Can Help Parents During Back-to-School Season

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It’s back-to-school season and parents are gearing up for the first full year of in person learning. After last year’s virtual schooling, kids are eager to get back in the classroom and be reunited with their friends. For working parents, this might mean less distraction while working from home. However, they could be stressed about… Read more »

The Sansdemic Drought: What Is It and How Can Employers Help?

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Emsi published an eBook this past year about the approaching sansdemic. Sans meaning without; demic meaning people. In this eBook, they talk about the talent shortage and how the COVID crisis has impacted this shortage. In today’s blog post, we breakdown the sansdemic drought and three ways employers can help. What is the Sansdemic Drought?… Read more »

Why You Should Use Focus During This Time

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Starting June 27th, in the state of Georgia, the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) will no longer be available. The FPUC was a $300 weekly supplemental benefit for all types of unemployment assistance. For employers, this means filtering through more candidates which can be very overwhelming. There is no need to take on this burden… Read more »

How to Become an Employer of Choice

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In today’s job market, it’s difficult to find people who want to work with all the unemployment benefits and the risk of exposure to Covid-19. If you drive around Atlanta trying to grab a coffee or lunch, you might notice some fast-food chains or restaurants closing early or completely closed due to insufficient staff members…. Read more »

How Remote Work Can Be an Advantage to Employers

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Before the Covid pandemic, there was already a shift into more remote work opportunities. Many people say the pandemic was the final push that we needed to make remote work possible. At the beginning of the shutdown, there was uncertainty about connectivity issues and decreased productivity since there are more distractions at home. Over time,… Read more »

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

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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 »

How to Keep Employees Engaged in a Virtual World

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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 »

Best Employment Agencies in Atlanta 2021

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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 »