How All Star Labor & Staffing Works

During my time as an Account Manager with All Star Labor & Staffing, I would often get asked the question of, “How does this work?” I would always enjoy letting them know all the benefits that we can offer. This made me realize how many people are still unfamiliar with what we do, which is completely normal unless you’ve ever worked with an agency before. So I wanted to share exactly how we work so everyone can have a better understanding.

How we find jobs

We partner with businesses around that area that have staffing needs that they are not able to always fill. Many have their own employees already, but are in need of additional employees and may not have the time or resources to actively recruit full time. These positions can be a wide variety from short term, full time, and temp to hire positions. We work around the client’s needs, they give us their requirements and we get to work.

How we fill positions

Once a client’s request has been made, the recruiting process takes place, we call this “filling the order.” This is done typically in three steps:

The first step is finding qualified candidates whether they’re already registered in our system or posting advertisements to attract the right candidates. Our recruiters will go through hundreds of resumes and applications looking at past experience, education, and skills to see if they’re a good match.

The second step is interviewing and screening. We sit down with every single employee to actually interact with them to see if they will be a good fit for the company’s culture. We administer any required testing if we feel they would be a good addition. Once they have passed all of the client’s requirements such as employment reference checks, background checks, drug screens, testing skills proficiency, and behavioral assessment, we submit their information to the client to review.

The final step is hiring. If you are one of the lucky candidates that are selected you will now be working with that company but still an All Star employee (unless this is a direct hire position.) The duration of your employment is determined by the client.

What type of jobs we offer

We partner with a wide variety of businesses and industries in our areas, so we can offer a multitude of job opportunities. These are the three employment options we offer:

Temporary.

These are short term assignments where a client may just need help on a single project or event. These types of jobs can go anywhere from a half day to a couple months depending on the needs of the client. This is a great option for employees looking for variety or have a busy schedule, they can fit these jobs in when they’re available.

 

Temp-to-hire.

These positions are for growing businesses that are looking for a full time, permanent candidate. This allows the company to see how well you preform and if you’re the right fit for the culture before hiring you on permanently. Once you have accrued the required amount of hours, you would then be eligible for permanent hire.

 

Direct hire.

We work in partnership with our clients to find the top qualified candidates for their position by recruiting, interviewing and screening. Once selected, candidates are hired on directly with the client.

 

All Star Labor & Staffing is here to help you find that new career or just help you earn some extra income. We listen to your needs and pair you with the right jobs with the right companies. Complete our application today and let us help get you to work!

How to Be Successful in Your First 90 days

You have successfully completed your first couple of months with your new job. The goal for your next month is to establish yourself in your new role, take ownership of it and demonstrate that you bring real value to this organization. Here are some helpful tips to set yourself up for long-term success with your company and career.

Challenge yourself
Set ambitious goals for yourself and continue to conquer them while striving further every time. Make daily, weekly and monthly goals for yourself and prioritize them by importance. It is too easy for someone to gravitate toward a goal or task that they are most comfortable in doing.

Get feedback.
Ask your manager for a moment to evaluate your performance and find where you could improve. This is also a great way to check in and make sure you’re both on the same page. Take this opportunity to let your manager know what goals you have set for yourself and ask what milestones the company would like you to accomplish in the next few months too. Come prepared with suggestions on how you think you could help the company could improve, as well.

Find improvements.
Now that you are familiar with the processes, look for inefficiencies that you can improve — perhaps tasks that can be automated, or workflows that can be improved. This could be as simple as reorganizing spreadsheets. These will give you easy wins that show you are a valuable team player.

Have a long term mindset.
Mentally commit yourself to this role and the organization, look at your potential in the long run. Where could you see yourself in the company in one, maybe even five years? What do you have to do to achieve that? Stay up to date with everything going on in the industry so you can always come prepared with new ideas to keep the business thriving while setting yourself up for success.

Congratulations, hopefully you will ace your way through your first ninety days at your new job and be prepared for a long term success in this career. Let’s do a quick review of some key points to surviving and thriving your first ninety days.

– Ask questions
– Introduce yourself
– Make friends and a mentor
– Be observant
– Look for improvements
– Ask for feedback
– Have a positive attitude
– Set goals

Be sure to check out more of our blogs posted and stay tuned for more tips and advice on how to be your most successful self in the workplace.

Mastering Your First Month.

Congratulations, you have survived your first week at your new job! By now you have probably gotten settled into your new workplace, made a couple friends, and maybe even helped out on a few projects, however at this point it is time to start focusing on establishing yourself and moving into the first month stage. Here are some tips to help guide you into success.

Keep asking questions.

Asking questions is how you will learn and grow in your career. It’s now time to start asking more questions about what you can do to help your team. Ask to be included more in day to day tasks and write down all the important details. Question like, “What are our quarterly goals and how can I help achieve them?” would be appropriate at this time.

What is expected of you?

Have a discussion with your manager to define what their expectations are and come prepared with a plan on how you plan to achieve those expectations. Ask to do a feedback meeting at the end of your first month to see how you have progressed and where you can improve.

Find your niche.

You were hired for a reason and it is time to let your skills and talents shine. Bring your many strengths to the table to fill in where your team needs you. Find out what a struggle is within the company and search for a way to improve the problem.

Study the culture.

Every work environment has its own people dynamics which is very important to observe because understanding the culture will help you fit in and grow. Keep making new connections and allowing other to get to know you too. By interacting with coworkers and attentively observing how everyone works and collaborates, you’ll gain valuable insight into the company and group culture.

Double check your work

You are still in the “extended interview” period so you want to always try to make a good impression. You haven’t be working here long enough to have your work fine groomed yet so be sure to double check your work and even ask a fellow colleague to look something over. While you don’t want to overwhelm yourself with the stress of being perfect, you do want to put your best foot forward any chance you get.

Stay motivated.

While you may not be as motivated as you were on day one, keep a positive attitude and be appreciative of this opportunity that you worked so hard for. For help, find someone in the company that you look up to, what did they have to do to get where they are? Make those your goals and stay focused on your career growth.