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2022 Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

Matern Staffing finished 2022 on high notes despite an unsettling year with rising inflation, local businesses closing, and unbalanced worker supply/demand. We’re thankful for our strong partnerships with long-time clients, collaborating with new clients, connecting...

Earth Day 2022 Activities

Earth Day 2022 Activities

The flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today! Earth Day 2022 is only a day away and with the beauty of spring and warmer weather in the forecast, it's a great time to get outdoors and celebrate our beautiful planet. Here are some of our favorite tips and Earth...

Top Tech Choices for Small Business

Top Tech Choices for Small Business

This article was originally posted on University of Mary Washington's Center for Economic Development blog on March 23, 2022. Trying to keep up with continuously changing technology can be difficult. I am always looking for solutions to improve my productivity,...

Six Potential Challenges to Running a Small Business

Six Potential Challenges to Running a Small Business

This article was originally posted on University of Mary Washington's Center for Economic Development blog on January 26, 2022. Running a small business is not a walk in the park. When I started my staffing agency five years ago, I truly had no idea what I...

2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

As 2021 ends, we're hopeful the economic recovery we've seen will continue. Though it was a challenging year with uncertainty around jobs, business growth, and Covid related processes, we witnessed a lot of pre-pandemic metrics. With hard times, I find it's...

Tips & Tricks for Recruitment and Retention

Tips & Tricks for Recruitment and Retention

This article was originally posted on University of Mary Washington's Center for Economic Development blog on November 17, 2021. According to the Job Turnover and Labor Survey from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Oct 24, 2021), over...

Meet the Matern Team: Heather Flores

Meet the Matern Team: Heather Flores

In our next Meet the Matern Team post, get to know more about Heather Flores. Heather joined our team this summer as a Staffing Coordinator. She loves connecting with candidates to learn their story so she can place them in the right job with a great client. Heather’s...

Meet the Matern Team: Kelly Roth

Meet the Matern Team: Kelly Roth

For our next Meet the Matern Team post, get to know more about Kelly Roth. Earlier this summer Kelly joined our team as the Director of Sales. Kelly dove headfirst into her role, connecting with clients and...

5 Tips for Preparing for a Job Fair

5 Tips for Preparing for a Job Fair

“We’re Hiring! Now Hiring! Sign-On Bonus!” Businesses are re-opening and hiring! If you drive down any busy street in your town, you’re bound to see businesses advertising for open positions with similar messages.  With the on-going labor shortage, employers may...

Meet the Matern Team: Jenna Hudspeth

Meet the Matern Team: Jenna Hudspeth

For our next Meet the Matern Team post, get to know more about Jenna Hudspeth. Jenna joined our team four years ago as the Administrative Assistant. Then, she quickly grew into the role of Staffing Coordinator where...

Meet the Matern Team: Teresa West

Meet the Matern Team: Teresa West

For our next Meet the Matern Team post, get to know more about Teresa West. Teresa joined our company in 2000, bringing great experience and dedication from her Atlanta roots where she staffed the...

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