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“As a small business owner, I often need temporary or part time contract work performed in a pinch. I have reached out to Smart Moms three times and have been very satisfied. They presented several screened and qualified candidates each time. I was very satisfied with the contractors and continue to work with some still. I will certainly use Smart Moms in the future. Jennifer Deyton J&J Editorial”

Jennifer Deyton J&J Editorial

Jennifer Deyton

“Garla found the perfect Smart Mom to help my company. She personally ensured that several amazing resumes ended up in my hands and ultimately one of those accountants was the right person for us. Robin Whitsett”

Robin Whitsett

“Garla Smith at Smart Moms recently helped us fill a part-time position in our organization. Garla really took the time to understand our needs and produce quality, personalized results. We could not be happier and will definitely reach out to her again! Dawn Lenns ”

Dawn Lenns

“Garla is an extremely personable and well-trained presenter who delivers expert content. She did an excellent job of researching topics and understanding her audience in order to provide timely, relevant information. She was the highest rated presenter and workshop leader at the 2013 Council for Women Statewide Displaced Homemaker Program. I enjoyed working with Garla and would highly recommend her to organizations seeking an engaging business presenter. Mary Williams-Stover NC Council for Women”

NC Council for Women

“I met Garla in the late 2000’s and listed Smart Moms on teddslist.com because they were a locally-owned independent business. When it came time to hire some local team members, we reached out to her. She made the process super simple and streamlined. We had an in-depth conversation about what type of team member we were looking for and she did all the heavy lifting. She has a huge network of very talented, stay-at-home moms + dads, and simply had to put out the message of what we were looking for, then sort through the ones that would be the best fits. After that, she did 2-3 interviews with them, filtering down to 2-3 candidates for us to interview. The candidates had been filtered and selected so well that it took us one phone interview and one face-to-face interview to make an offer! The time and energy not spent by us in this process was able to remain focused on the business instead of the adding of team members, and is highly recommended for other business owners who are looking for remote / stay-at-home moms + dads to help them in growing their businesses! Tedd Kincaid ”

Tedd Kincaid

“During the initial startup of GSHA Quality Services, I contacted Garla Smith to assist with the staffing. Her extensive knowledge in staff recruitment including application, contractual agreement, job posting, and interviewing skills was instrumental in helping us recruit a quality staff within less than 2 weeks. Garla is very skillful at connecting and engaging potential candidates at a level that transcends the norm and is extremely effective and professional. I definitely will continue to seek Garla’s assistance in all my future staffing needs. Shelia Harden GSHA Quality Services”

GSHA Quality Services

“Garla and the Smart Moms team were great. They responded promptly, sent candidates to us within a week, and followed up in a timely manner. Will definitely be using Smart Moms again! Sam Ratto Videri Chocolate Factory”

Videri Chocolate Factory

“We used Smart Moms for our recruiting in early 2019. Garla’s services were invaluable to us. She vetted all candidates based upon some very specific parameters we provided, and narrowed our search down to three very qualified candidates. We hired one of the candidates, and couldn’t be more pleased. Garla’s services were worth every penny we paid. We would recommend her and will definitely use her services again, should we have a hiring need. Deanna Brocker Brocker Law Firm ”

Brocker Law Firm

Deanna Brocker

“Garla is amazing. I have worked with many recruiters before, and no one comes close to Garla! She is through, caring and considerate and works extremely hard to find the best match for her client. I recommend her without hesitation! Her dedication to her clients is top-notch. Laurie Gengo Triangle Law Group”

Triangle Law Group

“The Opportunity Expo provided us with access to individuals that we may not have uncovered through our traditional means of recruitment. Even better, we were able to make a hire from it!”

First Citizens Bank

I was able as a business owner to take a two-week vacation and didn’t every worry about the business. Our Smart Moms handled things and there were no problems at all.”

Lane Mangum

Concrete Countertop Institute

“I just wanted to let you know that I have received five calls from the Classified Ad and will be interviewing a few people this week. Everyone that has called seems to be of very good quality, so I am happy with the results so far. I will certainly recommend your service to other Aflac agents looking for admin help.”

Don Hilke


“Our Smart Moms, Joan, was flexible and willing to learn new things. We enjoyed working with her. I would recommend Smart Moms for finding reliable and skilled part-time employees.”

Jan Karn

Connections Too

“I can not express how pleased we are with the work Angel is doing. She has taken on every project we have thrown at her and works well independently. She takes ownership over all that she does and is extremely proactive. We are thrilled with having her here.”

Mimi Suddath

Golden Corral Corporation

“Thanks so much for your help. Three of the candidates were all perfect for the job and it was hard to choose between them. The fourth candidate was not a good fit just because she doesn’t have the software. She was very professional about letting me know that she was not a good fit for the job. The candidate I chose will really help me. I’m very impressed with how quickly everyone got back to me and how professional they were. Thanks for providing this service.”

Jane Creswell, MCC

Internal Impact

“Smart Moms has been a lifesaver! I gave them my wish list and they took it from there. Within a few days I had an assistant freeing me up so I could focus on the other important elements of my job. I didn’t have worry about advertising, time-consuming interviews, background checks, etc. ..I will continue to recommend them to my business contacts. Thanks, Smart Moms!”

Linda Trevor

Linda Trevor and Company

After posting my ad on Smart Moms the emails and phone calls began poring in. It was so easy and required only about 15 minutes of my time. Smart Moms got the word out to the public and I just had to interview the people that responded. Smart Moms is helpful, professional and a valuable resource!”

Molly Tillman

Industrial Cottage

Smart Moms helped us hire well qualified employees quickly. We have tried the classifieds and found the quality of employees were much greater through Smart Moms. We will definitely use them moving forward and strongly recommend them to anyone looking to hire.”

Erik & Rhonda Neff

The Appointment Setters

When I needed an administrative assistant, I did not have the time to undertake the entire hiring process. Smart Moms did everything necessary to find the perfect fit.”

Steve Noe

Business I.T. Professionals, Inc

I know the owners of Smart Moms and they are highly ethical, competent recruiters. They place women who want only part time work and they do it well. They found me perfect match for my part time bookkeeping needs. Their screening is meticulous.

I highly recommend Smart Moms if you need a qualified part time or virtual staff member.”

Anne Foster

Coordinated Benefits

“I have never used a virtual assistant before. Amy has worked with me for more than 3 years and has kept the administrative aspects of my demolition business running smoothly. I am thankful Smart Moms made the connection for us.”

Scott Loving

CSL Enterprises, LLC

“Smart Moms are exactly what they say they are, and more than expected. They found two excellent candidates for an Executive Assistant position for me and guided me through the decision. I now have a right arm and can focus on the highest return for my time while relying on my Assistant to keep the engine running.”

Graham Crispin

Murphy Business

“I would like to take the opportunity to let you know what a great job Denise did as our virtual receptionist. He always handled our incoming calls professionally and courteously and was thorough and timely in replying to our messages. We appreciate the high level of service provided by Smart Moms.”

Lauren Wainwright

SpartaMatrix, Inc

The classified ad program has been a wonderful service. It was easy and I received professional applicants. I am even having a difficult time choosing the applicant for the job.”

Marilyn Shannon

ReEnchant Plant Earth

Penny has been doing a good job for me and I enjoy having her here. She is dedicated and often works for me from her home.
The Smart Moms service is worth everything I paid. This has enabled me to continue running my “one-man” office with less strain and more productivity.”

S. Robert Andron, AIA

Andron Architects and Associates

“I can’t believe how easy Smart Moms made the job of hiring a new office assistant. The responses from the Smart Mom women were numerous and very professional. The email system worked very well. We started receiving responses the day the job was posted and hired within two weeks! Thank you to Garla Smith and Smart Moms.”

Dr. Patti Zordich

Triangle Psychological Services

“The resumes kept coming! I am going to have to ask you to end the posting effective immediately. I’ve gotten 39 applicants.. I think that is more than enough.” (Posting response after only 6 days)

Brian Scott

Aggie Technologies

“So glad things are going well for you and your company. What a great tool in all kinds of economic times The gal I got off your site two years agi is part time and has turned out great. We are both flexible and need to be with business and families. It was a super match for both of us.”

Joanne Crumpler

Crumpler Realty Consultants (Prudential)

“As a small business owner, I often need temporary or part time contract work performed in a pinch. I have reached out to Smart Moms three times and have been very satisfied. They presented screened and qualified candidates. I was very satisfied with the contractors and continue to work with some still. I will certainly use Smart Moms in the future.”

Jennifer Deyton

CMO at BioPlus LLC

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Recruiting Services

Smart Moms helps employers recruit for jobs that offers a minimum 15 hours per week with an hourly rate of $25 hr or more. If your opportunity does not meet the minimum but you have an amazing opportunity for a Smart Mom please complete the recruiting request form and we will be in touch.

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