How Many Call Offs is Too Many?

More companies than ever are using staffing agencies and hiring candidates on a temp to hire basis. Why are they doing this? The biggest reason is to ensure that the candidate is a good fit for the company (and vice versa!). One of the biggest issues that comes up during the temporary assignment is attendance…. Read more »

The Era of the “No Call/No Show”

Staffing agencies and employers alike are experiencing a new trend: “No call No showing”. Of course, there have always been a few applicants here and there who don’t show. Life happens and we understand that! Today, 70% of all appointments that we make for interviews will not show up. Yikes! Being a “No Call No… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence- the Future of Recruiting?

Artificial Intelligence or “AI” is popping up everywhere we turn: it’s in our phones, our televisions, even our kitchen appliances! Some companies and job board platforms are even using AI in their recruiting and hiring processes. According to a study done by CareerBuilder in 2017, over half of Human Resource Managers said that AI would… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Lie on your Resume

We’re all guilty of a little white lie or two, but your resume is one place where you should be totally honest. When you lie about or exaggerate your abilities on your resume, you’re not only wasting the employer’s time, you’re wasting your own time as well. Trust us, the truth WILL be revealed at… Read more »

Spring Clean your Career!

It’s that time of year again: Spring Cleaning. It’s time to be brave and look under the bed, behind the fridge, and under the basement stairs to see what’s accumulated over the long winter. This is a task that most people dread doing or put off altogether. For those who do complete their spring cleaning,… Read more »

Tips to Handle a Difficult Co-Worker

Work will always be work, but it’s a heck of a lot better If you can find something that you enjoy doing. If you can find a job that you like doing AND you have great coworkers, you’ve hit the jackpot!  Let’s face it, there’s almost always going to be at least one coworker that… Read more »

Need a Job, Fast? Check Out an Agency!

The world is always changing. This constant change includes where and how you apply to jobs. Think about it: just ten years ago, the first place everyone would turn to for jobs was the classifieds in the newspaper. Today, that is probably the last place we look! So where should you turn to for work… Read more »

Finding Fulfillment in an Unfulfilling Job

What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher? An astronaut? Maybe a Doctor? A lucky few are able to pursue these dreams, but for most people, their career goals take the backseat in life. Too often, talented people end up being underemployed. They have the passion and the education, but for… Read more »

“Ghosting” in the Workplace

If you’ve ever used an online dating service, chances are that you’ve been ‘ghosted’ at least a few times. Ghosting happens when you’re chatting with someone, everything seems to be going great, but then out of nowhere they stop talking to you. They completely disappear, as if they were a ghost (yep, we went there)…. Read more »

Unsure if its Time for a New Job? Here are Two Red Flags.

There are hundreds of good reasons to quit your job. You could be going back to school, moving across the country, or getting a huge pay raise elsewhere. Sometimes though, your reason for quitting is not as obvious or easy to explain. And if you’ve been at your job for a while you may find… Read more »