The Staffing Industry Has Yet to Reach Its Full Potential

Depending on who you talk to, some organizations see temporary staffing as a moral hazard that undermines the well-being of our economy.  They say that temporary workers hired through a staffing agency have lower levels of job security and receive fewer benefits than direct hire workers.  They go on to say that training, protection, and experience (or lack thereof) are also factors that add to the complexities of the temporary employment arrangement.

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Mark Leonard
A Staffing Company is just like a farm in a lot of ways...

Each crop that a farmer grows is like a new client account.  If managed properly, each new crop can bring in a lot of profit. However, there is also a chance that a lot of time and money will be lost with each new crop.  The boss, or Farmer in this case, is in charge of overseeing everything to make sure his investment is being protected and that money will be made.

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Mark Leonard
Is Money really the #1 reason why we start a business?

What we truly want is our time. Time to do the things that make us happy! Whether that be spending time with family or taking 6 months to travel the world. Our time is our most valuable resource. When we “settle” for a job that guarantees a $100,000 salary, we commit a huge portion of our time to earning that money. The goal for (most) business owners is to become successful, so that they can earn the money they want, while spending time doing what they love!

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Mark Leonard
Is your Staffing Company playing with FIRE?

Do you remember when you got your first credit card? You probably swore to yourself that you would use it no more than a couple of times a month to give your credit score a boost.  Of course it starts out that way, and then you find yourself swiping for an extra meal, a new pair of shoes or maybe to cover your light bill. Before you knew it, you’d racked up enough debt to keep yourself making payments for years to come. How did that happen so quickly? When did your intention change from building credit to borrowing money?   It’s extremely easy to fall into this destructive habit, not only for people, but also for businesses.

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Mark Leonard