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In a “gig economy”, temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend toward hiring ‘independent contractors’ and ‘freelancers’ instead of full-time employees. These aren’t the temporary positions WFA Staffing and others have been filling for years.  A ‘gig economy’ undermines the traditional economy all of us are familiar with since we began working and hiring…

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My name is Todd Strehlow and I am one of the operating officers of WFA Staffing with two offices in the Greater Milwaukee area.  I am the CBO, as I call it.  That stands for the Chief Balance Officer which is also in keeping with one of my other passions, riding my bicycle…     seriously…

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WE NEED YOU! My name is Roberta Murphy and I am the Vice President at WFA Staffing.  We have openings of almost every type and we need people who want to make a change for the better.  We know you are out there and we know we can help you find a better place to…

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The small to mid-sized business market for us is our niche. It exposes us to new clients, some of which we didn’t even know about until they sought us out.  We can look back over our history and ID the clients with whom we’ve worked for a long time, in many cases since they were…

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Happy New Year! A new year has rolled around again and it brings both challenges and promises along with it.  If we are looking only for the less-than-good, that will be easy enough to find.  Too much of this!  Too little of that!  No people available!  Can’t find a job to save myself! If, on…

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Strong Relationships… We talk about strong relationships regularly. We believe that strong relationships are the life’s blood of our business. Relationships are formed over time and we understand that.  We have enduring relationships formed at the very beginning of WFA Staffing.  We have been developing strong relationships with relatively recent client organizations. Each of our…

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They bit off more than they could chew.  This pejorative describes firms, companies, teams…you name it.  It means, simply, that whatever company is being referred to, tried to be too much to too many or that it spread itself over too much geographic area. The company tried to do too much, and the company failed…

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There is a usual rate of increase in the cost of new employees as anyone in business understands.  We are, obviously, in a situation today where that increase is greater than it has been in the recent past.  Business in general is on the uptick.  Certain types of people with certain backgrounds are in even…

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What is to come in 2018? We see a 2018 that will bring with it new opportunities and certainly new challenges.  We know that the pool of great candidates for virtually any and all positions is what it was in the past: too small for us to delay on decisions when we find good people. …

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Have you given much thought to the impact that differentiators have in your business or your daily life? Those are the sometimes subtle, or sometimes ‘in-your face’ things, that help each of us to make decisions through-out the days and weeks ahead. A differentiator might be the color of a dress or the pattern on a…

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