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Five Ways Temporary Staffing Provides a Solution to Your Talent Shortage

Five Ways Temporary Staffing Provides a Solution to Your Talent Shortage

Staffing firms are specialists. Staffing firms work in specific industries like health care, construction, human resources, information technology, or nursing. Their knowledge of a particular field means that they know the skills that you’re looking for. They’re also familiar with employment trends and the most effective ways to recruit candidates. There is probably a qualified ...

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The Advantages of Accepting a Temporary Position

The Advantages of Accepting a Temporary Position

If you’re in the middle of a job hunt, you’re probably focusing on full-time positions and filtering out temporary jobs from your search results. That might be a mistake. If you’re truly looking to get back to work, temporary employment is a viable option. Here are some of the benefits of accepting an offer of ...

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Reference Checks: Reveal a Candidate’s True Colors Based on What You Don’t Hear

Reference Checks: Reveal a Candidate’s True Colors Based on What You Don’t Hear

Past performance predicts future results, the saying goes, and while this isn’t always true, past performance is one of the most important pieces of information to have when you’re hiring someone. This is why references are so crucial. They give you insight into how a candidate performed in their past jobs, and can help you ...

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How to Supercharge Your Job Search

How to Supercharge Your Job Search

Are you doing everything that you can to find a job? If you’ve got a perfect elevator pitch, a resume that has been proofed dozens of times, and effusive references ready to talk you up to potential employers, you may feel like your work is done. But there’s always more you can do! Here are ...

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Fish? Or Cut Bait? Knowing When You Should Hold Out for a Better Candidate

Fish? Or Cut Bait? Knowing When You Should Hold Out for a Better Candidate

Even though there is a great deal of talent in the pool of people who are available to hire, positions can stay open for a long time as companies try to find even better applicants, or worse, the perfect candidate. It should come as no surprise that there is no perfect candidate. You won’t be ...

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Starting a New Position? Follow the 30/60/90 Rule.

Starting a New Position? Follow the 30/60/90 Rule.

Starting a new job can bring up a lot of emotions. It’s the end of your job search, of course, so there’s the triumph that comes with achieving your goal. But with success can also come doubt. The unknown of starting a new position can create a lot of stress. The best way to reverse ...

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Determining if a Candidate is Going to be a Good Fit

Determining if a Candidate is Going to be a Good Fit

Has this ever happened to you? You screen a candidate. You interview them. You test their skills. You decide that they’ll be a welcome addition to your team and you hire them. But within a few weeks, or a few months, they’re not performing like they should be, or worse, they quit? One of the ...

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Six Tips for Dressing for Your Job Interview

Six Tips for Dressing for Your Job Interview

Congratulations – you just got a job interview for a position you applied for! But during your interview, in addition to being evaluated on your skills and interview prowess, you will also be evaluated on your personal presentation. Avoid making mistakes and follow these tips for a successful interview: 1. Check the fit. You want ...

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Interviewing a Candidate? Avoid These Common Mistakes!

Interviewing a Candidate? Avoid These Common Mistakes!

Choosing a job candidate through a round of interviews is a difficult task. Interviewing is a skill, and a difficult one at that. So how do you make sure that you do your best so you can wind up with a great new employee? Start by avoiding these mistakes: Don’t make a bad first impression. ...

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Video Resumes-Your Ticket to Your Dream Job!

Video Resumes-Your Ticket to Your Dream Job!

Are you in the middle of a job search and looking for a more effective way to market yourself to potential employers? A video resume might be just what you need. While it won’t replace your traditional resume, it’s a great way to pop out from the stack of paper on a recruiter’s desk. Many ...

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