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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.

Good questions to ask after an interview

By Shelley Spears | April 23, 2019

Employers may interview dozens of people before finding the candidate for a specific position. At times, the thing that will set you apart is not just the answers that you give during the interview, but also the questions that you ask at the end of an interview.

Are jobs disappearing?

By Shelley Spears | April 9, 2019

The job market in the United States is ever changing. Sometimes, there seems to be a surplus of jobs hiring. Other times, it’s like all of the jobs have disappeared. But some jobs are indeed disappearing. Technology and the development of artificial intelligence are both factors in the decrease of many jobs in today’s job market.

Three tips to stand out from the crowd online

By Shelley Spears | March 19, 2019

Are you searching for the perfect job and really want to rise above your competitors? In today’s digital age, one way to stand out is to have an outstanding social media presence. LinkedIn is the primary social media platform for professional networking, and its one recruiters use regularly to search for potential candidates, but other social media channels matter too.

The real cost of employee turnover

By Shelley Spears | March 5, 2019

When you think about the cost of employee turnover, your first thought might go to the monetary cost it takes to hire a recruiter or to post the position on a job board. Sometimes there are also costs associated with the interview and screening process or with helping relocate a new employee.