How to Make the Best Impression During your Interview 

Whoever first said, “you only have one chance to make a good impression” must have been a candidate preparing for a job interview.    Before a job seeker can deliver those well-thought-out answers to questions like “what is your greatest weakness,” the interviewer will be evaluating the candidate’s potential to fit the job and the company. Some… Read more »

How Can You Keep Candidates from “Ghosting” Search Firms?

There’s nothing worse than having a job candidate you’ve nurtured for weeks – or just hired – disappear into thin air. It’s called “ghosting,” and according to USA Today, many businesses report that 20 to 50 percent of job applicants and workers are no shows.       One of the main reasons for ghosting is it’s a candidate’s market, with today’s job applicants… Read more »

5 Ways a Staffing Firm Can Help Your Career

Searching for a new job can be stressful, time-consuming, confusing, and at times, frustrating.    With January now upon us, jobseekers also face a lot of competition. That’s because studies have shown that one in three (33%) Americans are planning on looking for a new job this year. And of those, 90% say they’ll be looking in… Read more »

Make the Most of Every Assignment

Flexibility. Extra income. Work experience. An avenue to direct employment. The reasons people choose temporary work are as diverse as the assignments they select. But whether you are looking to earn some extra cash, or are seeking full-time employment, here are several things you can do to make the most of temporary assignments: Dress the… Read more »

Assessment Tools for Making Better Hires

Having the right tools at your disposal can make hiring a lot easier—and a lot more successful.  Here is a quick overview of different assessments tools you can use, beyond the basic job interview: Qualifications Screens Simple questionnaires determine if an applicant has the minimum requirements to perform a job (availability, minimum age, years of… Read more »

Etiquette: Let it Make (Not Break) Your Chances at a Job

Etiquette, as Emily Post once declared, is the science of living. It may seem stuffy and outdated to some, but having established social protocols can be helpful in unfamiliar situations. A job search, for example, is a time where it can be a blessing to have guidelines to follow to make sure that you don’t… Read more »