How to Format Temp Work on My Resume

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It’s not uncommon, given today’s uncertain job market, that candidates often find themselves with one or more temporary assignments under their belts while they hope for a more permanent job. If you are in this boat, don’t discount your temporary work history as something that cannot be included on your resume. In fact, recruiters prefer… Read more »

5 Ways to Help Make Seasonal Temps More Efficient

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It’s very common for organizations to look to the support of seasonal temporary workers to during peak production times. In fact, hiring seasonal workers on a temporary basis can be one of the best ways to realize a positive return on investment for your business because it’s less costly than hiring regular employees. Each year,… Read more »

Reasons to Use Temporary Staffing for Your Business

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Considering the use of temporary staff as your organization grows and evolves? A staffing agency does not merely provide “warm bodies” for open assignments. Staffing agencies offer multiple benefits to businesses, especially those in high growth or project based industries where employee turnover is an issue. Today’s staffing agency has a wide range of solutions… Read more »

Getting Past Your Low GPA Question as a Job Seeker

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As a college graduate, you are probably aware that a low GPA can be a sore point during the job interview process. It seems to be the pervading idea with recruiters that a low GPA is some sort of sign that a candidate is lazy or hasn’t worked hard in their studies; therefore they may… Read more »

Checklist Before Working with Staffing Agency

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At some point in every human resource manager’s life, a time comes when there are not enough employees available to manage a time sensitive project or a new role. This is when most HR pros turn to a local staffing agency for support. Yet, far too many hiring managers take for granted what services the… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Engaged this Summer!

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Things are heating up outside, and inside, the entire company is cutting out earlier and earlier with every passing Friday afternoon. Summer is here and minds are turning to anything and everything but the company’s bottom line. It’s hard to be the one walking around with the big stick, demanding everyone fall into line. As… Read more »

Reasons New Employees Don’t Survive – How You Can Set Them Up for Success

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As an employer, you have spent time and money finding the perfect candidate for a job opening at your company. However, while you have found a candidate that fits your specifications, including his work experience, educational background, and unique skill set, this doesn’t necessarily mean that he will be a good fit for your company…. Read more »

Internships: The Door to Your Career

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Internships are a great way for college students to get your foot in the door to the career you want. It’s also a great way for you to get a head start on what your life after college will look like. It’s true that most interns are underpaid and under-appreciated. But, the experience you gain… Read more »

What Will Employers Find If They “Google” You? How Can You Control This?

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If you did a Google search of yourself right now, what would you find? You might find photos of yourself on your MySpace page from your rebellious teen years. You may find comments you made to friends about the party you went to or your latest crush. On the other hand, you may find posts… Read more »

IT Industry: 2012 Looks Bright for Hiring

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Anyone working in the IT industry knows that good jobs have been hard to come by in recent years. Rather than hiring, companies have been promoting from within, eliminating non-essential positions, requiring overtime, and even laying off employees or outsourcing temporary work overseas in order to cut costs while times were lean. That trend looks… Read more »