Why Were You Fired?

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If you have ever been fired, you understand the emotions you feel and how you typically end up at the question ‘how can I explain this in an interview?’ Even if you have not been fired, you have likely considered the scenario of telling a potential employer why your last job let you go. Either […]


What Is A Direct Hire?

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With all of the staffing options available, you may need some help deciding which hiring option is best for your situation. Depending on the specific needs of your company, contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire are generally the three available routes. In this post, we will examine what is traditionally the most long-term of the three […]


5 Exercises You Should Be Doing To Reduce Workplace Injuries

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While safety should always be a consideration on the job, June is the perfect time to discuss ways to reduce injuries because it is National Safety Month. The warmer weather can lull us into a false sense of security and we can forget the on-the-job risks that still exist in summer, so here are 5 […]


In Depth Look At Contract Jobs

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Partnering with a staffing agency is a decision that can save you both time and money. In assessing your needs, you can determine the type of hire you are looking to make, whether it’s for contract jobs, contract-to-hire, or direct-hire, and your agency can determine how to help you. By examining the differences between the […]


Remember To Take Your Job Search One Step At A Time

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Deciding to look for a new job can be both thrilling and terrifying at the same time. This powerful combination can often lead to being overwhelmed as you anticipate something new and exciting while weighing all the work that needs to be done to achieve a new position. Instead of diving in all at once, […]


10 Questions To Ask Job Candidates

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An interview is your first real opportunity for an employer to get to know a candidate. The time spent talking to them helps you look for potential red flags and decide if they are the right option for your opportunity. Even more, a well-conducted interview can lead to better hires and ultimately reduce turnover. Here […]


Fact or Fiction? The Scoop on Working With a Staffing Firm

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If you’re looking for a new job, you might be wondering whether it’s worth partnering with a staffing firm. However, if you’ve never worked with one before, you also might not know what to expect. While not all are created equal, there are some facts and misconceptions out there that can help you make the […]


What Does Contract-to-Hire Mean?

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When looking to add employees to your workforce, you’ve probably heard of the different options available to you. You can choose to hire someone on a temporary or contract basis, direct hire, or contract-to-hire, each bringing its own set of benefits. Bringing on a temporary or permanent employee makes sense, but the last is a […]