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After twenty years in the staffing industry, we have helped a lot of good people find work. For those twenty years, our focus has been on permanent, long term work. Often times, these positions will require an onsite interview with the potential company. It is our job to best prepare candidates for these interview on… Read more »

The Holidays are a busy time for everyone. Between buying gifts, visiting loved ones, and cooking up a feast the job search often takes a backseat. Many people assume that employers are not hiring during this hectic time, however, many companies are still hiring throughout the month of December! While some industries definitely do slow… Read more »

Writing a resume can seem daunting, especially if you’ve never created one before. Although it isn’t always required, a resume is  very helpful in your job search and can save you time on job applications. Plus, you can post your resume to online job boards and have employers find you- it doesn’t get any easier… Read more »

Picture this: you are interviewing for a new job and despite the typical nerves, its going well! Just as your confidence starts to rise, the dreaded question is asked: ” Why did you leave your last job?” Most interview questions are constructed to better understand you, your experience, and what skills you bring to the… Read more »

Erie, Pennsylvania was founded on industry. Take a drive down West 12th to the area commonly known as the “12th Street Corridor” and you’ll see rows of huge, brick industrial buildings. Each one of these buildings tells the story of over 1,000 people who work in this small cluster of shops and foundries. Across the… Read more »

In this tough labor market, it is more crucial than ever to retain talent. Hiring new staff takes a large toll on company resources. If you have a strong relationship with a reputable employment agency, you may not be contributing to the up-front costs of advertisements and screening. However,  you are investing time to properly train… Read more »

Once you accept a new job, you may feel like you are on “trial” during what most in Human Resources realm would call a “probationary period”. Spoiler alert… that’s because you are! During that time, the employer and your supervisor are getting to know you: your skill set, quirks, tendencies, priorities, personality, and more! During… Read more »

There are a few expressions that lead an employee to fall out of grace with management. Usually, the obvious ones become an issue when a pattern is present. These include the common: “I can’t make it in today…” ” I’m going to be late…” or ” … I forgot” True, a scenario where any of… Read more »

If you have been faced with the difficult task of JOB HUNTING in the last few years, you may have noticed that the game has changed considerably. The days of meeting someone in person, shaking their hand, and discussing a job have been replaced with hours of online job boards, re-formatting your resume, creating cover… Read more »