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As the pandemic heightened, millions of professionals were laid off. Widespread unemployment meant that many companies were seeing unprecedented interest in their open positions. Choosing a candidate suddenly became challenging, partially because some hiring managers were inundated with viable options. In some cases, this has led hiring managers to become more stringent about their requirements…. Read more »

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Job skill development is critical for career progression. It ensures you can handle all of the responsibilities associated with your position, as well as stand out from other candidates when you need to secure a new opportunity. At TempStaff, we understand the importance of professional growth. That’s why we actively assist job seekers, ensuring they… Read more »

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One of the biggest reasons that remote work wasn’t more widely embraced prior to the pandemic was concerns over employee productivity. It wasn’t uncommon for managers to worry that workers wouldn’t accomplish as much or remain focused throughout the workday. Now that remote work is part of the post-COVID-19 new normal, managers are searching for… Read more »

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Nearly every professional wants to find opportunities that help them get ahead professionally. Usually, to make this possible, having the right skills is a must. And one of the biggest ones all pros need to have in spades is communication skills. Communication skills are at the core of every professional interaction. Without them, you may… Read more »

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Hiring is typically fraught with challenges. After all, it isn’t easy to find highly skilled professionals who are also a strong culture fit. Often, it feels like trying to find a needle in a haystack, and that can make the whole process frustrating. It’s that frustration that leads some hiring managers to make poor decisions…. Read more »

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When you’re getting ready to launch your career, figuring out what to include in your resume can be challenging. After all, work experience is one of the most significant sections. When you don’t have much (if anything) to discuss, it can be disheartening. While landing a job without much experience can be tricky, it’s important… Read more »

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Many companies had to embrace telecommuting with little notice. While the approach was necessary – for employee health and to comply with state and local mandates – it was also very new to most businesses. Work-from-home arrangements weren’t something every employer offered before the pandemic, so they had to learn how to manage a remote… Read more »

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many traditional networking options were no longer viable. Getting together en masse as a conference was, at a minimum, risky, if not outright banned in some states. As a result, many professionals began to wonder if networking should take a back seat. This was especially true for those who didn’t… Read more »

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Even as states continue to advance through the reopening phases, many professionals are still working from home full-time. Many companies discovered that remote work arrangements provide several benefits. Plus, the COVID-19 situation is still highly fluid, and a resurgence may be on the horizon. As a result, not all employers rushed to bring their teams… Read more »

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The COVID-19 pandemic shook the business world. Many companies had to close their doors, at least for a time. Even as reopening efforts moved forward, the process has been relatively slow. Most industries are still experiencing the ripple effects of closures and demand shifts, and many are trying to prepare for the possibility of a… Read more »