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You never know exactly what will be thrown at you during a job interview. Often questions will come out of left field, and you may be unsure how to respond. Here’s how to stay calm, cool and collected during your next interview — even if the hiring manager tries to trick you with these questions…. Read more »

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There’s nothing more frustrating than a no-show for an interview. Ghosting is a recent trend we’ve seen in the staffing and recruiting industry, and experts say it’s increased by 10 to 20 percent over the past year. Here’s how to handle it. Keep Candidates in the Loop When performing a job search, most candidates will… Read more »

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Extracurricular activities are a great way to show your personality and interests on your resume. “Even though extracurriculars look unrelated to your target job at first glance, once you extract the soft skills you learned, they can bolster your resume and present a different side of you that makes you an even more compelling candidate,”… Read more »

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A seasonal job doesn’t have to be just about making money. It can be a great building block for your future career where you turn a summer job into a full-time position. Here are some ways to impress your employer and increase your odds of being hired full time Be Upfront with Your Employer When… Read more »

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While email was one of the primary ways to reach recruiters a few years ago, things have changed, and texting has now become the norm. According to a recent study, text messages are read over 95 percent of the time, while emails only receive an average 20 percent open rate, meaning your message will likely be seen. When communicating with recruiters via text,… Read more »

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Hiring talented employees is vital to the long-term success of a business. Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done, and many companies struggle with their recruitment. In fact, “42 percent of employers are worried they won’t be able to find the talent they need,” according to the recruitment software company, Talentnow.   Here are five things job seekers… Read more »

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When it comes time to job search, people tend to shy away from working with a recruiter. However, partnering with the right staffing agency can potentially lead to a career breakthrough and help match you with a job that’s a great fit. Let’s break down everything you need to know, start to finish, about working with a recruiter.   Recruiters Operate in Two Ways  There… Read more »

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Looking for a job after college graduation can be intimidating. But it can feel even more difficult when you want a job in an industry outside of the field you majored in. Here’s advice on what to do in this situation.    Make Sure You’re Qualified  The good news is there are plenty of jobs out there, many of which… Read more »

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Working long nights might not sound appealing, but we have a few points that could change your mind. Here are six benefits of working the night shift. 1. Easier Commute “The average travel time to work in the United States is 25.4 minutes,” according to WNYC. Double that when coming home, and you’re looking at… Read more »

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Forklifts are an integral part of a warehouse and make it more efficient and productive. Unfortunately, they can also be dangerous, with 34,900 serious injuries involving forklift accidents occurring each year. When hiring forklift operators, ensuring they’re trained and certified is a must. Now, virtual reality is putting a new twist on making sure your… Read more »