The Process Involved With Working for a Staffing Agency

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 […]

4 Ways Successful People Stay Calm

It’s easy to become stressed and overwhelmed in the modern workplace and in life. Whether you attribute it to longer work weeks (Americans employed full-time work an average of 47 hours per week), the fact that we’re connected through digital devices, or any other factor, our collective stress levels are on the rise. 24 percent […]

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

The elevator pitch. You have 30 seconds to effectively “sell yourself” and share all of your strengths and skills in a mini-speech to impress potential employers. Many people dread the elevator pitch simply because they’re unsure of how to approach it and which specific elements to focus on. But following this formula should help you […]

3 Tips to Staying Positive

“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.” ~Erma Bombeck Humans are notorious for being worriers, and sometimes negativity can have a crippling impact on your life. But it doesn’t have to. At the end of the day, it’s up to you to decide whether you […]

Does the Hiring Manager View You as a Nuisance?

Here’s the scenario. You just finished interviewing for a job that you’re highly interested in. You thought that things went well and you want to follow-up with your hiring manager. This is a smart move that can increase your chances of getting hired. But sometimes, people are so eager to get a job that they […]