Tag: Tips

Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video

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Tips for Interviewing by Phone or Video Staffing in today’s health climate means that, to remain safe and maintain social distancing, conversations and interviews need to be conducted either by phone or by video. Luckily, most of us have the technology to be able to do just that. However, just because the world seems to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Your References

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You’re knee-deep into a job search when you’re asked for your list of references. You email or hand the list over to your potential employer or to your staffing agency, sit back, and smile at the thought of a job offer coming your way. The request for references is often considered a necessary evil of […]

Should I Tell the Boss that I’m Interviewing?

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That’s it! For one reason or another, you’ve decided that you’re done with your current job,  you’re moving on and beginning the interviewing process. You updated your resume, sent it out to your favorite staffing firm, and have two interviews scheduled for the following week. Next step? Deciding whether or not you should tell your […]

10 Tips for Improving Interpersonal Communication Skills

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“Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.” As a staffing firm, we weave this terminology into nearly every job description that we create for our clients, and with good reason—communication is critical in business. How would customer orders get filled properly or new company policies be shared if it weren’t for good communication? […]

The Most Feared Interview Question: Do you have any questions?

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We’ve all been there—our interviewer runs through their list of questions and turns the tables by asking, “Do you have any questions for me?” We know the right answer is always, “Yes,” but what if the interviewer answered everything when he or she told you about the position of the company, and you don’t have […]

Social Media and Your Job Search: The Great Balancing Act

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. It reaches into every corner of our lives and has reshaped the way we share information, ranging from the way we broadcast milestone events to friends and family.  The medium has changed everything, from politics to our professional lives. And as many of us have learned, […]