Category: Employers

Finding the silver lining: How companies thrive during the pandemic   A quote from Warren Buffett: “Nothing can stop America when you get right down to it,” Warren Buffett told shareholders in April. “I will bet on America the rest of my life.” The good news, of course, is that we will get through this. […]

    States are opening up and most leaders we are speaking with are targeting a return date by the end of July, while a few have already allowed key employees back in the office. Here’s what we are hearing from our hiring managers: Workforce Schedule shifts to isolate a potential outbreak if needed Stagger […]

Contract workforce: an efficient and flexible way to meet business demands Timing of reopening is a dilemma for businesses worldwide. This summer looks to be on the backside of the curve, so is now the time to start rebuilding and hiring? What happens if there’s a resurgence of COVID-19 in the fall and companies need […]

  Position Yourself For Success After COVID-19 There are two main types of leaders: “Peacetime leaders and Wartime leaders”, Danny Cahill, staffing industry veteran and training guru, said recently in a professional development session. This concept got us thinking and we realized “Wartime leader” isn’t just a person, it’s a mindset! Each of us can […]

    Whitaker realizes many of our clients are experiencing tremendous pressure to create a remote workforce solution to maintain employee health and minimize potential risk. We want to let you know that we’re here to support you in any way we can to get work done and keep your businesses moving forward. First, if […]

  HOW TO CREATE A HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE PROJECT TEAM Following January’s newsletter about revising your candidate experience to attract top talent, let’s take a look at improving workplace happiness to keep your top employees happy and engaged. According to an article on techbeacon.com “Happy dev teams write better code, faster. That’s a fact.” So, […]

    Our leadership team recently held our annual State of the Business meeting in Houston to set 2020 goals and celebrate 2019 production and company award recipients. Congratulations to Alexandria Minetree, Linda Ranostaj, Patricia Simpson and Cassandra Fisher  as our 2019 business award recipients for their dedication, commitment and hard work!    “Leaders instill in […]

  Economists say we are in the strongest labor market in decades (J. Bartash) which is great timing for Americans as we get ready for the hustle and bustle of a busy holiday season. The pace of layoffs and the unemployment rate remain near a 50-year low, giving Americans the confidence to keep spending at […]

Being involved in associations and conferences is a great way to enhance your knowledge and skills while increasing your professional network. For some technical professionals the idea of networking can sound overwhelming, causing them to shy away from the potential to create mutually beneficial relationships. Understanding that networking is a skill best attained through practice, […]