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Hiring discrimination based on tattoos

By Shelley Spears | September 17, 2019

It may surprise you, but some discrimination in hiring is perfectly legal. Discrimination is only illegal if employees are treated unjustly because of characteristics that are protected by law. In the United States of America, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability and genetic information are all protected by laws enforced by EEOC.

What not to do as an interviewer

By Shelley Spears | September 3, 2019

You may have seen plenty of resources online for good questions to ask while running an interview. But when was the last time you brushed up on what not to do as an interviewer?

Are jobs scarce?

By Shelley Spears | August 20, 2019

If you’ve been searching for a job for any length of time—especially if you don’t have a staffing agency helping you—it’s easy to get frustrated. You may even find yourself asking if jobs are scarce.

How do I choose a recruitment agency?

By Shelley Spears | August 6, 2019

Knowing how to choose the right staffing firm—or recruitment agency—for your needs is very important for companies and nonprofits. A bad choice can end up wasting a lot of your time, money, and other resources.

20 questions to ask the interviewer during an interview

By Shelley Spears | July 16, 2019

So you’re in a job interview and you hear that dreaded question: “What questions do you have for me?” You know you want to look intelligent, but nothing springs to mind. What do you do?

Why would you use a staffing agency for sales jobs?

By Shelley Spears | July 2, 2019

A salesperson can make or break a company. A great hire can skyrocket you to success, while a bad hire can sink your company quickly.

Staffing agency vs. direct hire

By Shelley Spears | June 18, 2019

If you own your own business or are in charge of hiring, you may have wondered whether you should use a staffing agency to find new employees or if you should hire them directly.

Can background checks reveal past employers?

By Shelley Spears | June 4, 2019

If you’re like many job seekers, there may be jobs that didn’t work out for some reason that you’d rather not have on your resume. But if you apply for a job, you may be concerned about what your potential new employer might uncover.

Can employers legally record an interview?

By Shelley Spears | May 21, 2019

An employer may want to record an interview for several reasons. But regardless of the reason, are they legally allowed to record the candidate’s interview? Let’s look at the factors that determine if it’s legal or not.

How do I list a staffing agency on my resume?

By Shelley Spears | May 7, 2019

Perfecting your resume to ensure prospective employers will see you as a potential employee for their organization is essential. If you are someone who has worked with staffing agencies, the way you list that experience on your resume could be the difference between landing the job and having to continue your job search. The following tips on how to list a staffing agency on your resume will help you get the job you desire.