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Kennedy Services Intro Blog

At Kennedy Services we have enjoyed a long and successful tenure, and we believe it’s our fortunate responsibility to pass on our insight and perspective to our partners and our…

Jan 17, 2018
Flagger Success Stories

Our goal has always been to provide the highest level of flaggers to our clients. We understood this could only be accomplished by providing a better quality of life to our employees.

Mar 24, 2021
Our Staffing Gratitude

Like you, 2020 presented many challenges to us as individuals and as a company. If nothing else, this pandemic has served as a pointed reminder of the power of teamwork, community, and above all else, being positive.

Nov 20, 2020
The Value of a Staffing Agency: The Top 5 Cost Benefits

When I sat down to brainstorm the top benefits of using a staffing agency, I could only think of one that really mattered — COST SAVINGS. If a service does not make sense for a company financially, then it is highly unlikely that company will see the value in that service.

Oct 13, 2020
Nailing the Employee Interview: Our Top Tips

Are we overlooking the reality that a company’s greatest asset is actually its human capital? Human capital being the collective value of a workforce’s capabilities, knowledge, skills, life experiences, and motivation. None of these attributes show up on a resume, which makes the interview so important.

Sep 23, 2020
Managing Staff and Preparing for Maryland’s Return to School

Will the kids go back to school, or won’t they? It has been an important topic of conversation recently. I am not here with an opinion on which one of…

Jul 18, 2020
Staffing, Providing the American Dream

I finally broke the news. I told my kids there will be no fireworks this fourth of July. My six-year-old son associates the holiday with fireworks, parades, barbecues, and the…

Jul 5, 2020
Staffing and Recruiting is All in the Details

We recently had a behind the scenes look into a state of the art facility that when up and running will bring an abundance of employment opportunities to Baltimore City….

Jun 27, 2020
The Parenting Skills I Gained from My Staffing and Recruiting Family

We interrupt your weekly dose of staffing and recruiting knowledge to give you this: BABY! Everyone loves a baby. Four weeks ago, my wife and I welcomed our third child…

Jun 21, 2020
When to Work with Staffing and Recruiting Agencies, and Why?

Assume that you are the manager of a company that experiences a 50% increase in market demand for its product during the summer months. How would you manage the workforce…

Jun 13, 2020
Staffing the Election for Our MBE Partners

Tuesday was Election Day in Maryland. Did you rock the vote? Yes, I am old enough to remember when MTV played music videos and encouraged kids to vote. Elections always…

Jun 6, 2020
Recruiting and Hiring Maryland Grads

Oh, the places you’ll go. It is a classic Dr. Seuss book that walks us through the trials and tribulations of decision making. It is commonly used as the basis…

May 30, 2020
The Future of the Business Card in Maryland Staffing

We are into Phase One of Governor Hogan’s “Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,” and we are beginning to see how the world will look post-COVID. The topic of the country reopening brought me into the middle of an interesting discussion about the health of the business card.

May 22, 2020
Staffing, Recruiting, and the Maryland Unemployment Stimulus

As business partners, we are facing an enemy that may be equally as threatening to our livelihoods as COVID-19… bringing our people back to work. The $600 boost to weekly…

May 15, 2020
Mother’s Day is Special for a Woman-Owned Staffing Company

…in many ways, Kennedy Services just fits for me. Kennedy Services is one of Maryland’s oldest independent, woman-owned staffing services.

May 8, 2020
So Many Good Options

Kennedy Services received some positive news this week. We have been checking in with you periodically throughout this pandemic, and several of you have begun to work your way back…

May 1, 2020
The Show Must Go On

“The Baltimore Ravens are now on the clock.” As we patiently wait for Commissioner Goodell to put our team on the clock to find a sense of sport’s normality, I…

Apr 23, 2020
Master of Space and Time

Where has the time gone? It has been two weeks since I first checked in on you. How are you doing? “It is not enough that we do our best;…

Apr 16, 2020
What’s Your Routine?

On day one of teleworking, I woke up, took a shower, and put on my Kennedy polo. When I walked out of my bedroom, I was greeted by a slew…

Apr 9, 2020
Working Through COVID-19

How are you holding up? We are on day number I can’t even remember of this pandemic, and I thought it was a good time for me to check in…

Apr 2, 2020
Introduction

You learn a lot about your business in 40 years.  You learn the importance of attributes such as loyalty, dedication, and commitment.  You refine and hone your craft, and most…

Feb 14, 2019