Tag Archives: staffing

Signs you need a staffing firm’s help

Even for candidates with in-demand skills, it can be difficult and time-consuming to navigate the job search alone. With employers looking for highly specific skill sets (and willing to wait for them) and application processes that can feel like you’re tossing your resume into a digital well, it can feel a bit discouraging at times. […]

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6 Top Q&A’s You Should Know About W-2’s this Tax Season.

It’s that time of year again – tax season. If you are like most people, you probably don’t enjoy the process of filing taxes; but, unfortunately it’s one of life’s necessities. Luckily, most companies are switching to electronic W-2’s making it easier for employees to access their personal information. No more waiting for paper copies […]

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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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The Classic Resume-Building Mistake We’ve All Made

We’ve all done it. Written our resumes, carefully listing each employer, our job title, followed by a long list of…job responsibilities. What’s wrong with that? Nothing, except we learned that job results work better. Here are some examples. Instead of “created marketing campaigns” say “created marketing campaigns resulting in a 25% sales increase.” Instead of […]

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The Rise of Accounting Professionals

Accounting plays a crucial role to the corporate structure at almost any organization. As the economy continues to improve, professionals in financial operations are needed now more than ever to alleviate our nation’s financial setback. Due to this recent shift, the demand for accounting professionals in today’s job market has skyrocketed. The Bureau of Labor […]

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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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In-Demand Degree, Yet No Post-Graduation Job Lined Up

A just-released 2014 AfterCollege Career Insights Survey revealed that 83% of responding graduating seniors didn’t have a job lined up yet. The surprising thing is that this statistic applies to even those graduates with in-demand degrees like engineering, math, technology, and business. The demand is there. The problem? They’re just not looking hard enough. According […]

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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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Pay Equality: 50 Years and Counting

In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act – a landmark law promising pay parity for women. Yet, 50 years later, women are still only paid .77 cents to a man’s dollar (full-time, annually). While more women are attending college than men, women only earn $35,296 to a man’s $42,918 right out […]

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