Tips For Building Your Personal Brand

One way to establish yourself in the professional world is through brand building. How can a person be a brand, you ask? Its simple: consider how you would like to project yourself to the world and then figure out how to make the world see that projection, and violà! This may seem difficult, but Staffers… Read more »

Deciding Whether to Hire a Temp or Perm Employee

When you’re hiring, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. A staffing firm can help you make the right decision, but here are some pros and cons to hiring a temp or perm employee. Pros of Hiring a Temp You can hire employees for specific… Read more »

Acing Your Interview: The Post Interview Thank-You Note

One of the keys to a successful job interview actually occurs when the interview is over: the thank-you note. Recruiters and hiring managers often interview several people for the same position, so a thank you note will remind them of your interview and help set you apart from your competition. The thank you note is… Read more »

How Best to Work from Home

At first, working from home sounds like a dream come true: no rush hour traffic, wearing your pajamas all day—what’s not to love? While working from home is rewarding for a lot of reasons, it can also be really difficult to work efficiently and productively. Home comes with a lot of possible distractions, and if… Read more »

Management Tips: Setting Goals for Your Employees

In order to keep a company on track, a manager should work with her employees to establish attainable goals and deadlines. According to Success Factors, most businesses see an increase in company performance when managers work with individuals to create goals that are connected to the company’s overall strategy. Here are some tips for how… Read more »

How to Navigate a Staffing Website as a Job Seeker

Are you new to the world of temporary employment? Staffing agencies can offer job seekers exclusive jobs, and they specialize in matching their candidates with companies based on their candidate’s skill set, personality, and values. However, trying to find a staffing agency that suits your needs can be difficult, especially if you are beginning with… Read more »

What It Takes to Be a Successful Recruiter

Being a recruiter requires wearing multiple hats. Not only are you working with candidates, but you are also working with clients and establishing liaisons between the two groups. Recruiters have to know how to best serve their candidates and clients, and in a lot of ways, this position is about both being a good salesman,… Read more »

4 Tips for Writing an Interview Thank You Note

The interview process isn’t over when you shake hands and walk out the door. There’s still one card left to play, one too often neglected these days: writing a follow-up letter. While this used to be an actual letter, today an email serves the same crucial purpose – one final reminder to your interviewers to… Read more »

How to be an Efficient Recruiter

Recruiting and hiring is particularly important for small businesses. Unlike larger companies, who could have hundreds, even thousands, of employees, small business owners have a special challenge when it comes to hiring the right person for the job. Not only is it about hiring someone who will fit into your company’s team and the culture… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Personality Tests in Hiring

Personality testing has been a popular tool with recruiters for years. Those who like them say they can be used to better assess a candidate’s cognitive skills and ability to ‘fit’ with the company culture. Those who disapprove say personality tests are far from infallible and may also impinge on an individual’s privacy. So what… Read more »