Tag: Tips

Top 8 Soft Skills Employers Look For

Soft Skills

Imagine that you applied for an administrative assistant position and your resume made it to a short stack of two that are deemed worthy of an interview. You and your competitor have the same job history, the same education, and the same computer skills. The position requires a person with a calming personality who can […]

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Should I Tell the Boss that I’m Interviewing?

interviewing

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 […]

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10 Tips for Improving Interpersonal Communication Skills

interpersonal communication skills

“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? […]

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

feared interview question

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 […]

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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, […]

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