Explaining Job Hopping on Your Resume

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Employers are looking to make sound hiring choices and avoid turnover. It’s costly to invest in an employee only to have them leave a few months later. For this reason, an employer may avoid you if your resume lists a number of short-term work experiences for fear you lack commitment, or worse—you don’t know what…

Reduce Your Operating Costs by Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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It’s critical to your business to get the right staff in place. Your employees allow you to impress customers with high-quality output—and give you a competitive advantage in your field. But staffing can be expensive. It takes time to advertise positions, find, hire and train new workers, all while avoiding the high cost of employee…

First Impressions are Critical When Looking for a New Job

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The way you present yourself paints a picture in the mind of your interviewer. It helps to establish yourself as professional and on top of your game—also friendly and confident. The first impression you create will stick with someone for long after they’ve met you, so make yours a good one. It will help you…

Here is Why Contract Positions Are a Great Way to Build Your Resume

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In your search for employment, contract positions are a huge benefit. This type of employment, which includes temporary assignments in which you have a contract with an employer for completing a specific assignment, gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in your career while earning income. Advantages of contract work Though contract assignments aren’t…

Tips to Finding Top Skilled Trades Talent on Facebook

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Looking for skilled trade candidates on social media? Your first thought may be LinkedIn—which is a good option. But have you ever considered the advantages of Facebook for quality staffing options? Advantages of Facebook This ever-popular social media site boasts more than two billion users, which means your sourcing pool is much larger than on…

Office Christmas Party Dos and Don’ts

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‘Tis the season for the annual holiday work gathering. Though it’s meant as an opportunity for employees to relax, it often gives rise to a minefield of potentially embarrassing moments. No one ever means to say or do something they’ll regret, but you may find yourself feeling nervous or awkward, or just in need of…

Quick Tips to Boost Productivity This Holiday Season

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The holidays can be a busy, stressful time for your staff. In addition to the usual demands of work, they also have additional tasks such as gift shopping, cleaning for company, socializing with family and friends, childcare when kids are home on break and more. It can be tough to balance all that comes with…

Five Mistakes You Are Making in Your Job Search

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Looking for a new job can be a tiring process. Sometimes it may seem like forever to find an opportunity you think you might like, or one for which you’re qualified. So when a hot job prospect comes knocking, you’ll want to be ready to answer! This means reviewing your job search process and identifying…

How to Ask the Right Questions in an Interview

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During your job interview, you’re learning about the company just as much as they’re learning about you. Preparing and asking the right questions shows your commitment to your career and your enthusiasm for the position. One of the worst interview mistakes is not asking any questions at all, so it definitely helps to be prepared—it…

First Impressions are Key to Your Next Interview

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You’ve heard it before: you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is especially true of job interviews, in which your interviewer could decide whether or not you will be a good fit within 10 minutes of meeting you. As you can imagine, this makes the first 10 minutes of your…