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Open Enrollment

HIRE Strategies would like to provide a candidate update regarding our open enrollment period. Our open enrollment period opens June 6th, 2022, and will close July 6th, 2022. If you are interested in enrolling, please call our office at (919) 615- 3105 and ask to speak with Abigail regarding open enrollment. You can also review…

Evaluating the “Whole” Candidate

Why you Should Look Beyond the Resume:  One of the important decisions you make as a business owner is whether or not to hire an applicant. After all, talent can make an instrumental impact on the success of a company. With the right individuals on your team, your business is likely to grow and prosper;…

The Promise of:

“If you’re going to bet on anyone, bet on yourself.” That’s Sonya Hopson’s advice to entrepreneurs and business owners on the rise. And her gamble has paid off: In six years she grew revenue at Hire Strategies to $9.5 million, with 10 permanent staff and some 90 temporary employees on assignment in contracts ranging from short-term gigs, four…

Career Guide

The HIRE Strategies Career Readiness Center provides free resources for those looking to excel in their career search. You can find resume tips, helpful blogs, and notifications of upcoming job fairs in the area through the center. This resource is perfect for someone looking to learn new interviewing skills, including remote interviews, and accessing free…

Pivot to Beat Covid

“The New Normal” is no longer the goal! Pivot to victory and enjoy a quasi-first mover’s advantage. This is the opportunity to reinvent your business and your brand profile!   Download this eBook now: Pivot To Beat Covid eBook

The Secret on how to Pivot your Business to Survive, and Thrive during COVID-19

Do we have your attention? It is no secret, that COVID has not only changed business, but it has changed our daily activities. Grocery delivery services were mostly superfluous and intended for the very busy, or those who could not get to a grocery store. However, post COVID-19 this has shifted to a necessity. Technology…

Resume Must Haves

With the world relying more on digital communication, your online presence is now increasingly important. In many instances it may be the first impression you make on a hiring manager. Online presence isn’t just limited to your social media profiles, but also with your resume. How you write your resume, how you format, what you…

How to Rock your Remote Interview

We don’t have to highlight how much things are changing. Everything in our daily and business lives have had to pivot. In accordance with this, the way that interviews are conducted have also shifted. Below, we will cover quick guides on how to rock your remote interview. Pre-Tip This is a very important one. Just…

Don’t be too ‘Distant’ from your Clients during COVID

Social Distancing is the key to fight this battle against COVID-19; the experts and the science are irrefutable on this. Wearing masks when interacting with people, frequent washing of hands, and staying 6 feet away from others are all expert recommended steps to mitigate the spread of the virus. One thing we should be closer…

Why New Graduates Should Consider Partnering with a Staffing Agency: A 2020 Perspective

  As a recent college graduate in this world of unexpected circumstances and “new norms,” it’s understandable to feel unsteady, nervous, and anxious about what the future holds. Chances are your ideal plan is a bit shattered, and Zoom meetings are becoming second nature for you. Well, I am here to tell you that you’re…

Sonya Hopson on the Donald Thompson Podcast

 If you really want what’s best for your company, you’re not going care what color it comes in, what package it comes in. It’s just can this person support me and help me to move my business forward? And if the answer is yes, we can do business, we can be partners. This is one…

Time to Get Back in the Saddle: Job Readiness Guide

Let’s face it, while the world has slowed down to a near halt during the pandemic, it’s easy to mimic by stopping your job hunt and hoping for unemployment checks to continue coming.  But that’s not realistic.  We need to change our mindset and focus on the goal of being job-ready.  There are plenty of…

New Hours & Procedures Announcement

At HIRE Strategies, our top priority remains the health and safety of our employees, their families and our clients as we continue to navigate through the impact of COVID-19. Our commitment to supporting our communities, those who are vulnerable, and those who are looking for employment opportunities during this time is a key part of…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hub for Employers & Employees

The headlines are changing by the minute and HIRE Strategies aims to be a resource for you to access up to date information to keep you, your employees and families safe during these uncertain times.  Below you will find a rolling and growing list of vetted organizations that provide a wide variety of data you…

Planning During Uncertain Times: COVID-19

HIRE Strategies has one priority right now: the health and safety of you, our client partners, our team members and vendors we serve.  As North Carolina’s business community and employees, you are the engine that keeps our economy going. We understand that this pandemic has caused so much uncertainty. We want you to know that our…

Fast 50 Award – Again

HIRE Strategies has been recognized by the Triangle Business Journal as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle. The staffing firm was selected and ranked based on a formula that counts revenue growth and profitability in its preceding three years (2016-2018). This award acknowledges dynamic, privately held companies and its distinction…

In the Midst of a Legend: Inspired by “P to the 4th Power”

Have you had the opportunity to meet a legend? A game-changer? Someone who has helped pave the way for you in your career and in life? I am beyond honored that I recently met and spent the evening with Dr. Christine Darden, one of the original Hidden Figures, as eloquently told in Margot Lee Shetterly’s…

When a Mentorship Transitions to Legacy Building: A Year in Retrospect

When you meet someone new in your professional life, you never know where that relationship can take you. As I’ve learned, you need to be open to possibilities and ideas that wouldn’t normally headline your business plan. This summer, HIRE Strategies marked an important milestone.  It’s been one year since we acquired Five Star Staffing…

Staffing Agency Myth Busters

Not sure about your industry, but there sure are a lot of misconceptions about working with a staffing agency.  We thought we’d take this opportunity to clear up some of the most popular ones we hear. Check out the list below and let us know if there are other assumptions we can demystify for you.…

Finding Relief in Our Sweltering Hot Job Market

Take a look at any of the recent headlines about the Raleigh/Durham metro and you’ll see our region continues to top various lists of the best place to start a business, land a new tech job, enjoy a quality of life, etc. The accolades go on and on. With that comes a continuous influx of…

A Working Mother’s Wish on Mother’s Day

Yes! I love a great brunch, flowers, or massage as much as the next mother. But on this Mother’s Day, all I really want is to give a gift to my daughters instead of receiving one. I want them to know how much they inspire me as I work to leave them a lasting legacy.…

HIRE Strategies at the Raleigh Job Fair – April 10, 2019

Location: Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone – 1707 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27605 Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Register Here

Welcome Two New Members to the HIRE Strategies Team

Ken Hobson Ken joins the HIRE Strategies Team in the Client Services Department, he will be tasks with managing our existing client partnerships within the Commercial Construction Division while also identifying new client partners for us to assist. Ken has a strong background in IT specializing in Customer Service and Data Management with over 10…

Sonya Hopson Recognized by the Walker’s Legacy

HIRE Strategies is honored that Sonya Hopson has been recognized by Walker’s Legacy as a 2018 #WLPower15 Charlotte honoree joining 150 leading businesswomen from across the nation as part of the #WLPower150. Learn more about the 2018 Charlotte class https://bit.ly/2OY70zG

HIRE Strategies in top 5 of TBJ’s Minority Owned Businesses in Triangle

We are proud to announce that we made the top 5 list of Minority Owned Businesses in Triangle ranked by Triangle Business Journal! The companies on the list are ranked by number of employees in Triangle, and we want to thank TBJ for recognizing Hire Strategies among the first five! Learn more.

HIRE Strategies Acquires Five Star Staffing & Accounting Recruiters

Raleigh, NC: July 23, 2018 – HIRE Strategies, an award-winning talent placement company specializing in workforce solutions for the construction, manufacturing, administration and professional services industries, announces its acquisition of Five Star Staffing & Accounting Recruiters effective July 23, 2018. In acquiring Five Star Staffing & Accounting Recruiters, HIRE Strategies is positioned to strengthen and…

We are Moving

In an effort to obtain a larger office space for our clients and employees; HIRE Strategies will be moving to a new office space located at 2443 Lynn Road, Suite 108 in Raleigh. We wanted to secure a more welcoming space for our visitors, so it made the most sense to invest in a new…

Executive Voice: Beneath the pink hard hat

HIRE Strategies is proud to announce that this year we were nominated and selected for the Triangle Business Journal’s FAST 50 AWARDs. In addition, TBJ got an insight of what is going on under the hard pink hat: Executive Voice: Beneath the Pink Hard Hat She Has a Soft Touch for People

Commitment to Veterans

During this time of year, we celebrate our nation’s freedom and independence. We would not be a free country without the service and sacrifices made by our brave men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States. Here at Hire Strategies, we honor that service and sacrifice every day. I’m Joseph and…

Tips for a Successful Interview

So you’ve landed an interview for that dream job you’ve always wanted… What now? Before you sit down face-to-face with your new potential employer to go through the basic interview questions, there are a number of steps you can take to ensure you have a successful interview and therefore increase your chances of landing the job.…

Congratulations to Daisy on her promotion!

My name is Daisy and I am a North Carolina native! My background includes administrative work, reviewing policies and procedures, and human resources. When I am not working, I enjoy getting crafty (when I have energy) or a good book by the fire. My world revolves around my furry baby, Indigo, who is spoiled beyond…

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