Photo by Szabolcs: photo of typewriter to symbolise switching from brand ambassador to manager photo of typewriter to symbolise switching from brand ambassador to manager

Making the switch from brand ambassador to campaign manager

Whilst there are some who are perfectly content in their current roles, there will always be others who wonder if the grass is greener on the other side. Or maybe we should say, there some folk thinking of leaving the grassy fields of experiential staffing behind for the cosy interiors of the management office. Perhaps you’ve seen the managers swinging …

The difference between American and British staffing agencies

There are some stark differences between the US and the UK – the meaning of the word fanny, tea with or without milk, and the ability to laugh at oneself – and, perhaps not as obviously, in the staffing industry as well. But from a country who broke away from the UK based on some disagreements, perhaps that should be …

Recruiting University Staff

Fun, flexible work requires employees who match the job description. Universities are a fantastic source of temporary staff, keen for non-rigid schedules and with enthusiasm to boot, students fit the promo model brilliantly. First let’s think about what they want: To represent cool, fun brands. When advertising to students, think carefully which clients you’ll want to splash about campus to …

Transforming Your Search in Watu

Following on from how to make the ideal staff questionnaire, some of you brought up specific cases that could do with more detail. You asked, I’ve answered. Here are two features within Watu that can make the difference to your bookings by transforming your search: ————————————————————————————————————————————— Creating a Group or Shortlist of Staff to Search What if you want to search …

Creating Your Perfect Staff Questionnaire

Do you relish the thought of a simple, streamlined recruitment process? Free from the likes of ‘join-us@’ email addresses and the tedious process of reading CV’s in various formats, before saving them in the depths of your company files never to be found again. Not to mention the 50 (or is it 500?) “you forgot to send us 3 photos…no …

Growing Your Staffing Business

Our customers come in a beautiful array of shapes and sizes, owner manager businesses running a few jobs per month through to larger staffing business running many hundreds of shifts per day.  Some have growing pains, some have ‘grown’ pains, all have opportunities to improve efficiency, productivity and profitability. A regular topic of conversation is how to best leverage the …