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According to research, “33 percent of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they will hire someone.” That statistic emphasizes the importance of making a great first impression and getting things started on the right foot. While your performance during the actual interview is important, there are a few things you… Read more »

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Studies show recruiters receive an average of 250 cover letters for each job position, and they spend an average of five to seven seconds looking at each one. To be effective, you must make a connection in your cover letter and do it quickly. Here are best practices to accomplish that quick connection and increase… Read more »

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The gig economy has experienced a big surge in recent years. We’re now seeing more people working as freelancers or independent contractors for short-term engagements. According to research by Intuit, “The gig economy is now estimated to be about 34 percent of the workforce and expected to be 43 percent by 2020.” Here’s why you… Read more »

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Workplace safety is extremely important, and employers are responsible to reduce safety threats for their staff. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, “There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2015.” Roughly three full-time employees out of every 100 will deal with an injury or illness during… Read more »

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Every year, staffing agencies help individuals find employment all over the country. According to Statista, temporary and contract staffing employment amounted to 14.6 million workers in 2014, which was a significant increase from 11 million in 2013. Regardless of the industry and position, staffing agencies all have the same goal – find the right job… Read more »

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Although a recruiter will ask the majority of questions during an interview, it’s important that interviewees ask their own questions. Not only is this an effective way to participate, it shows you have a genuine interest, which can give you an edge over other candidates. Here are the best questions to ask your recruiter. What… Read more »

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Employers look at multiple elements of a resume. They always look at work experience, job skills, and background. But there’s one thing that might not be so obvious, and that’s consistency. Get Interviews says to “Make sure you’re conveying the same message throughout your entire resume. By doing so, your consistency will tell employers that… Read more »

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Regardless of the size and scope of a project, having managers on-site is generally considered to be best practices. This allows them to closely monitor the behavior of staff members, track their progress and ultimately increase overall worker productivity. Let’s now discuss some particular ways that onsite management improves your company’s bottom line. Easier Tracking/Billing… Read more »