How Training Programs Can Help Staffing Firms Mitigate Staff Turnover with Rick Carlson, President Harvyst Consulting

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Rick Carlson has been selling, managing, and training sales, recruiting and management teams for more than 30 years. The past 20 have been spent in the staffing world. Rick has held various senior-level positions at Modis, Kforce, and Corestaff Services Group. In each organization, Rick has been tasked with revitalizing struggling offices, regions, and divisions. His hands-on approach to ensuring that team members are properly trained and adequately challenged have been the catalyst to his team’s successes. Rick is the owner and founder of Harvyst Consulting Partners, a company that customizes growth solutions specifically for staffing organizations, and the Director of the TechServe Sales Management Program.


  • Rick’s journey into the staffing industry

  • What staffing companies can do to enhance the candidate experience

  • Reducing staff turnover with exceptional onboarding

  • Biggest growth opportunity in the staffing industry in the next 5 years?

  • Rick’s advice to someone looking to start a staffing agency today