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When your company is located in a smaller town, you might feel that your candidate pools are equally tiny. After all, fewer people live in the area, and that can automatically be a bit of a hindrance. Plus, you might be competing with a nearby big city, and you might not have the budget to… Read more »

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Not getting a job can be a heartbreaking experience. This is especially true if the role felt like a great fit, and you know you performed well in the process, only to be edged out by another candidate and left coming in second. While, when you are overcome with disappointment, it may be tempting to… Read more »

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TempStaff is excited to partner with the Catch-A-Dream Foundation, along with the Kosciusko Jr. High Interact Club. Catch-A-Dream grants once-in-a-lifetime hunting and fishing experiences to children who have a life-threatening illness. The organization is based in Starkville, MS and has provided opportunities to children throughout the US and Canada. You can learn more at www.catchadream.org…. Read more »

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  Most professionals spend more time at work than they do anywhere else. Full-time employees are typically at the workplace at least 40 hours a week, though many of them cross that threshold regularly. Plus, that doesn’t account for the time it takes to get ready each day, get to and from work, or handle… Read more »

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From time to time, everyone feels a bit invisible or neglected at work. Often, these notions pass quickly, tied directly to a short-term situation or a brief incident that ends as fast as it came. However, for some professionals, these feelings linger. It seems you are constantly disrespected or marginalized, and you certainly aren’t getting… Read more »

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When hiring managers assess candidates, it isn’t uncommon for them to focus on technical capability, past experience, education, and similar credentials. However, if you aren’t screening applicants for various soft skills, you might end up with a new hire that isn’t an ideal fit. Mindset, personality, and how a candidate thinks can be critical to… Read more »

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Creating an enticing and engaging resume may seem like a challenge. After all, you only have a few moments to catch a hiring manager’s eye, so the pressure is certainly on to provide powerful insights into your capabilities quickly. However, as important as it is to make sure you address critical points the hiring manager… Read more »

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The holiday season is approaching quickly and, while this time of year can certainly be joyful, it is also incredibly hectic. As a result, many passive candidates are even less inclined to consider new opportunities, especially since they aren’t necessarily dissatisfied with where they are today. However, by starting your search for skilled passive candidates… Read more »

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If you are just taking your first steps into the job market, you might be surprised at how difficult it can be to land a position without job experience. Many jobs that are described as entry-level still have experience requirements, often numbering between one and five years. That leaves many newly minted professionals in a… Read more »

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When it comes to closing skills gaps and making the most of emerging technologies, ensuring your employees have access to robust training options is a must. Work-based learning empowers workers to keep pace with fast-changing environments and embrace new tech that can make them more productive and efficient. Plus, it benefits employers as well, as… Read more »