8 episodes

Discover how your staffing organization can achieve sustainable growth and gain a competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace by finding top candidates and landing larger clients!

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 agencies push out their competition, gain a larger foothold in the marketplace and evolve branches into well-oiled staffing machines.

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

Staffing Agency Confidential Melissa Thibodeaux

    • Business
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Discover how your staffing organization can achieve sustainable growth and gain a competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace by finding top candidates and landing larger clients!

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 agencies push out their competition, gain a larger foothold in the marketplace and evolve branches into well-oiled staffing machines.

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

    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
    WOTC: Lobbying, Transformations, Heroes and 40%. And YOU Thought WOTC was Boring!

    WOTC: Lobbying, Transformations, Heroes and 40%. And YOU Thought WOTC was Boring!

    Philip Wentworth, President at Clarus Solutions and part-time Lobbyist, talks straight about the spirit of WOTC.
    In this episode he speaks about WOTC's profound impact on staffing organizations and the subsequent "transformational economics".
    BONUS: He makes it interesting!

    • 34 min
    Spray & Pray or Innovate & Disrupt? Staffing's Freshest Eyes, Scott Poniewaz, Reveals How Easy It's Done!

    Spray & Pray or Innovate & Disrupt? Staffing's Freshest Eyes, Scott Poniewaz, Reveals How Easy It's Done!

    In this episode, Scott and I talk about pain-free, easy ways to bridge the chasm between old school recruiting and maximizing recruiting efficiency with new technologies. Scott's "Fresh Eyes" perspective on the Staffing Industry's lost opportunities for innovation and disruption give us motivation to integrate new mechanisms into our processes. And it's MUCH easier than you think!

    • 39 min
    The Simple (and Surprising) Truth About Landing Large Staffing Contracts with Doug Siewert

    The Simple (and Surprising) Truth About Landing Large Staffing Contracts with Doug Siewert

    Douglas Siewert has spent the past three decades working inside the largest aerospace, logistics supply chain/3PL and automotive companies on the planet. On this episode of Staffing Agency Confidential, Doug shines a light on the simple (and surprisingly underutilized!) truth about what it takes for staffing organizations to WIN and HOLD ON to large clients as well as execute complex staffing programs in a way that ensures exclusive use.

    Doug is a fountain of business wisdom, and you won't want to miss his view from the inside out of what's working (and what isn't!) inside the client-staffing organization world right now!

    • 43 min
    Building a Bulletproof Staffing Agency with Gary Johnson

    Building a Bulletproof Staffing Agency with Gary Johnson

    Gary Johnson is the Founder and Executive Vice-President of Bear Staffing Services. He joins me on this episode of Staffing Agency Confidential to share a journey that started on a farm in rural Nebraska and led him to a successful 25 year career in the staffing industry.

    Based in Ft. Myers, Florida, Gary shares his early experiences doing door-to-door sales and how that prepared him for later founding and building his own Staffing Agency and opening branches in multiple locations across the United States.

    With a big-name client list and decades of success, Gary has officially achieved "Rock Star" status with one of his largest clients - a major manufacturing company - along with many others.

    Gary shares the unique strategies, insights and approaches he's used to push out competitors in some of the most prestigious manufacturers in the U.S., and how you can follow his approach no matter what niche you're in!

    EPISODE LINKS
    Visit Bear Staffing Online: www.bearstaff.com

    Connect with Gary on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garydjohnson/

    • 29 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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