12 episodes

Discover how your staffing firm can achieve sustainable growth and gain a competitive advantage!

Join host Melissa Thibodeaux as she shares insider secrets, in-depth interviews and invaluable insights gleaned from decades spent in the staffing industry trenches.

MEET YOUR HOST
Melissa Thibodeaux provides Strategic Consulting & Training for Staffing Organizations across the United States. With decades of experience scaling staffing organizations that were at "near zero" in revenue to thriving, multi-million dollar operations, Melissa has managed projects for some of the biggest employers on the planet, including Boeing, KIA, Pepsi, and many others.

Today, Melissa helps local and regional staffing firms MAKE MORE PROFIT.

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Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissathibodeaux

Staffing Agency Confidential Melissa Thibodeaux

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Discover how your staffing firm can achieve sustainable growth and gain a competitive advantage!

Join host Melissa Thibodeaux as she shares insider secrets, in-depth interviews and invaluable insights gleaned from decades spent in the staffing industry trenches.

MEET YOUR HOST
Melissa Thibodeaux provides Strategic Consulting & Training for Staffing Organizations across the United States. With decades of experience scaling staffing organizations that were at "near zero" in revenue to thriving, multi-million dollar operations, Melissa has managed projects for some of the biggest employers on the planet, including Boeing, KIA, Pepsi, and many others.

Today, Melissa helps local and regional staffing firms MAKE MORE PROFIT.

SHOW LINKS
Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissathibodeaux

    Four Tactics To Rescue Your Operation from Recruiting Mediocrity. Really! With Terry Edwards

    Four Tactics To Rescue Your Operation from Recruiting Mediocrity. Really! With Terry Edwards

    On this fantastic episode of Staffing Agency Confidential, I am joined by Terry Edwards of Make More Placements. Terry is also known as The Renegade Recruiter around LinkedIn!
    Terry's advice and methods on pinning down the Hiring Manager are REAL and they WORK. He enunciates the common sense mechanisms so well, it will leave you scratching your head.

    Ready for RESULTS??

    In addition to his successful training organization in the UK and North America, Terry has written three books: The Persuasion, LinkedIn Lead Rush and 7 Deadly Threats to Your Recruiting Operation.

    You can reach Terry via his website, www.MakeMorePlacements.com or on LinkedIn. There is invaluable material on the website as well as free trainings that are actually helpful!

    • 38 min
    Staffing: Retention, Onboarding & Growth

    Staffing: Retention, Onboarding & Growth

    As a GUEST on David Wilson's "Ring of Hire" show, we covered so many topics and staffing issues along with tips, onboarding importance, retention, recruiting and sales performance and how not to be an order-taker. Listen as we cover staffing industry issues, tips, candidates, and present-day staffing industry topics and what YOU can do to overcome the problems we are facing today!

    Hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed chatting with David.

    Let's talk! Reach out to Melissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mmcallister or email her at Melissa@staffACUMEN.com
    Until then, I'll see you in the trenches!

    You can reach David at David@ResultsStaff.com

    • 1 hr
    Staffing: Trenches, the Holy Grail and Contagious Cultures

    Staffing: Trenches, the Holy Grail and Contagious Cultures

    Mike Baer, a true staffing expert and influencer, and I talk candidly about living in today's staffing industry trenches. Sprinkled with information about contagious staffing cultures, and the holy grail of present-day staffing: retention.

    Listen as Mike and I dissect what it REALLY takes to experience success as an organization or as an individual in the staffing world.

    Mike Baer has been in the industry for 22+ years.
    Serving as Tom Bicke's (EmployBridge CEO) executive coach for 10 years, Mike moved into the Chief People Officer role for EmployBridge in 2008.

    Retiring in 2020, Mike is now a Leadership and Culture Development consultant to the staffing industry and other organizations. A quintessential professional, he walks the talk and is a true influencer in the world of staffing and business.

    You can reach Mike by visiting www.MikeBaer.co
    Connect with Mike on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/mibaer/

    And, as always, you can reach me at Melissa.Thibodeaux@ThrivingHires.com.
    Connect with me on Linked in at linkedin.com/in/mmcallister/

    THANK YOU for listening. I hope you enjoy this episode and find it as enlightening as I did!

    • 43 min
    Maintaining Performance in the Midst of Chaos. HOW??

    Maintaining Performance in the Midst of Chaos. HOW??

    Special guest, Beth Armknecht Miller and I discuss this chaotic world and ENGAGING methods for holding on to your team's progress and performance. How do you care for them (and yourself!) to ensure your organization comes out the other side in tact? Is it really possible to emerge as a stronger unit?

    Beth Miller is an esteemed Leadership Development Advisor, Executive Coach and an overall extraordinarily calm force. You may learn more about Beth on LinkedIn or her website www.Exectuive-Velocity.com.

    • 38 min
    Staffing + Recruiting Foundational Prep: Insight on What to Do NOW

    Staffing + Recruiting Foundational Prep: Insight on What to Do NOW

    Catching up! Scott Poniewaz and I have a fantastic conversation!
    "Fresh eyes" now replaced with affinity for industry nuances, Scott's insight remains refreshing.
    As he sits on both sides of the table every day, he witnesses the effectiveness (or lack thereof) between client and agency. Our frank conversation about client bias' toward "the new agency on the block" shines light on a frustrating fact of staffing life. Seeing successful agencies interface with happy clients: SOLID OPERATING FOUNDATIONS are KEY to agency advancement: aka, "well oiled and efficiently running on all cylinders"!
    We examine how agencies can maximize this unusual time during Covid-19 to take a step back and get ahead in preparation for the new marketplace... with a solid foundation that can handle all curveballs!

    • 50 min
    SMASHING Conversation with UK's Mark Gaisford: Recruiting, Pints & Leafy Plants.

    SMASHING Conversation with UK's Mark Gaisford: Recruiting, Pints & Leafy Plants.

    UK's Mark Gaisford requires no introduction. His award-winning Monty-Pythonesque recruiting videos leave us laughing and wanting to be him when we grow up!
    Mark has touched every recruiting vertical during his career. Three years ago, he founded RedSprout Media: a recruitment firm for Creatives and he is clearly having a blast!
    What I've learned from Mark: You be YOU!

    • 39 min

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Invaluable information for anyone who works in staffing! Melissa is knowledgeable, charismatic and a great interviewer!

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