Phone Interview Coming Up? Here’s How to Prepare

Pick up a call from a recruiter

As businesses have become remote, hiring has too. There’s no other way to put it: phone interviews are daunting. Not only is this your first real “personal” opportunity to give the employer a great impression of you, your chances of moving on to an in-person interview hinge on it. Fortunately, you have some benefits on… Read more »

Overqualified? How to Make the Most of an Application

Much like the classic dating brush aside, “it’s not you; it’s me” comes the more recent job hunter letdown, “you’re overqualified.” It’s frustrating, it’s vague, and it closes your case without being offensive – but what exactly does it mean? Quite possibly, it could be exactly what it sounds like – the employer feels you… Read more »

So, You Want to be an Administrative Assistant?

An administrative assistant ensures the day-to-day of an office runs smoothly and efficiently. Becoming an administrative assistant may be a good path for you if you are organized, detail-oriented, and communicate well. An administrative assistant’s responsibilities varies from industry to industry, but more than likely, they will require answering phones, scheduling appointments and meetings, and… Read more »

Start Your Job Search on the Right Foot

Job search strategies

Looking for a job isn’t as easy as just googling “jobs” or scrolling through Indeed and LinkedIn. You might see thousands of available jobs, but are you qualified for them? Are you even interested in them? Many people apply for whatever jobs they see available, even if they don’t meet the qualifications. Casting the widest… Read more »

How to Snag Your First Entry Level Job

Have you just graduated? The job market can feel daunting when you don’t have experience in your desired field, especially when the entry level job descriptions you see require two or more years of experience. As TopResume says, “Employers expect college graduates to enter their first job after school and hit the ground running. In… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Job Hopping

According to flexjobs, a job hopper, “stays at a job for approximately one to two years.” Although a popular move for millennials, many employers consider job hopping a bad move. Why? Because employers spend a lot of money on new hires. Applicants with job hopping on their resume might discourage a recruiter from reaching out…. Read more »

Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

More people than you might think have gaps in their employment history, whether they took time off to raise a child, care for a sick family member, experienced unemployment, or just needed some time off. If you have a gap in your work history, especially if it’s recent, you will need to address it at… Read more »

Making a Career Change? What to Consider First

Whether you feel dissatisfied in your job or deciding to pursue your career dream, changing careers is daunting. Making a career change can require many sacrifices. Here are some things to consider as you strategize. 1. Understand your goals. Whether you know what career you want to pursue or are still deciding, consider your goals…. Read more »

How to Make Sure Recruiters are Finding You on LinkedIn

Most recruiters actively recruit on LinkedIn, so one way to catch recruiters’ attention is to promote yourself on this platform. If recruiters note that you are available to work and you fit their job description, they may reach out and invite you to apply. This is a huge benefit for job seekers. Here’s what you… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Job Seeking in 2021

Job seeking has changed drastically in the wake of the pandemic. Interviews are largely virtual, and more and more jobs are remote. Moreover, hiring trends might look entirely different for your industry. At Staffers, we can help you navigate these changes with several tips that will help you adapt. Establish a remote workspace Remote work… Read more »