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How To Use A Staffing Agency To Help With Your Career

It’s not always just what you know, but who you know when it comes to advancing your career. If you’re ready for a new job opportunity, but not sure where to start, you might want to consider working with recruiters and a staffing firm. Staffing firms can help you land a job quicker. That’s because […]

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Recruiting Takes on Social

Social Media– we live it, see it, and breathe it. Hey, we can’t even get on an elevator or sit in traffic without pulling out our smartphones and scrolling through our Twitter feed, am I right? By serving as our society’s primary communication tool, Social Media continues to dictate the direction of brand engagement. Moving […]

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Are College Grads Truly Prepared for a “Real Job?”

Employers are searching for the optimal candidate to fill their positions and while they want to give recent college grads the opportunity to get their “feet wet,” there’s an enormous amount of hesitation.  Why is there so much in question when determining if a recent college grad would be the right choice for your organization?  […]

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Recruiters, Don’t Leave Our Boomers Behind

Retirement is something everyone aspires to achieve at some point in their life.  Unfortunately today, retirement is like trying to achieve the impossible.  It’s a grim reality for a boomer to continue working because they can’t afford to not have a job.  For Boomers, getting their “hands dirty” and getting the job done no matter […]

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Employers are looking to staffing firms to fill the void

Employers have grown reliant on the assistance of staffing firms and they’re finding it a little more difficult to disregard all the benefits a staffing agency has to offer.  Tracking down top talent is somewhat of a difficult feat, especially when you lack the focus and time that’s required during the hiring process – a […]

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Recruiters Rely on Social Media to Reveal Top Candidates

Recruiters have found the surge in use of social media to be very valuable in their field for more than one reason.  Job-seekers need to be prepared that potential employers are searching social media profiles to ensure they find the right person to fill the desired position. Since recruiters are looking at a candidate’s social […]

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Does Creativity Have A Place In Job Descriptions?

When your day is filled with a countless number of deadlines that require completion, the last thing on your mind is writing job descriptions, much less job descriptions that entail eye-catching creative material.  For the most part, job descriptions are generic and relatively cookie-cutter; seeing any form of creativity is a rarity.  Many people assume […]

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Getting Back To Work for Stay-At-Home Moms Is A Struggle For More Than One Reason

Instead of waking up at 6:00 a.m. to fight traffic, many women choose to take on the challenges of staying home to raise their children instead. As challenging as this task is, what seems to be more intimidating for moms is re-entering the workforce after such a lengthy time away.  Stay-at-home moms are up against […]

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Social Media for Recruiting: Embrace It!

It’s about offering something of value, creating movements that build over time, engaging with passionate fans and giving them the tools to influence others. – Webster Lewin, AdAge A recent survey by Jobvite showed 89% of poll respondents use social media to recruit candidates.  64% of those respondents say they’ve hired people through social media. Is […]

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LinkedIn a Valuable Tool for Staffing Firms

. . . . . With LinkedIn shares soaring, there’s been discussion on the web about the possibility of LinkedIn taking the place of recruiters and staffing firms.  After, all, LinkedIn is an index of sorts for employees’ professional profiles. However, to consider LinkedIn a replacement for recruiters is, as one commenter put it, like […]

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