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Category: Career Tips


5 Ways to Boost Your on the Job Soft Skills

September 25th, 2015

Your on-the-job skills can often be sorted into two categories. One category contains the specific skill set you need to carry out the tasks in this job – skills like coding, data entry, inserting an IV, or operating a forklift. The other category contains skills you need to carry out any job well – skills… Read more »

How to Find a Staffing Firm That Doesn’t Consider You “Just a Number”

September 18th, 2015

Any job candidate can attest to the fact that a job search can difficult and stressful. Rather than travel the journey alone though, you can partner with 1st Staffing Group, an Oklahoma City Staffing Firm, for help. Not only will we be able to connect you with job opportunities that are a good fit for… Read more »

Strategies for Earning Respect From the Boss on the Job

August 28th, 2015

Earning your boss’s respect pays off. When your boss trusts that you do good work, you are more likely to receive tasks that you enjoy and can handle competently. You’re also more likely to be put in leadership positions among the team or even asked to step in temporarily if your boss needs to leave… Read more »

Stay Positive During Your Job Search With Networking

August 7th, 2015

Scouring job boards, polishing resumes, and keeping your LinkedIn profile up to date are all valuable parts of the job search process. But if you haven’t stepped away from your computer for a while, you’re missing an equally valuable opportunity to supercharge your job search and maintain your optimistic, positive momentum: quality networking. By “quality… Read more »

5 Elements of Job Search Greatness

July 24th, 2015

Searching for a job in the Ardmore, Oklahoma, area can be a challenge. Whether you work with a staffing firm or attempt to go it alone, mixing the components of job search success is a process that takes time, effort, and experience. Ready to break out of your job search routine and reach for greatness?… Read more »

On the Sly: Tips for Finding a Job While Employed

July 10th, 2015

Are you currently punching the clock, but seeking a new career opportunity – or planning to send your resume to your dream employer? Discretion is key, but it doesn’t have to prevent you from running a job search that will help you land the position you’re craving. Here are some tips for finding new work… Read more »

Career Fairs Don’t Have to Be Hard. Read These 8 Tips to Master Job Fairs

June 30th, 2015

You’ve heard about an upcoming job fair and the excitement begins. Now what? How will you handle the career fair, what will you need to bring, and how can you impress the best hiring companies there? Before you go into panic mode, here are 8 expert tips for making the most of a career fair… Read more »

Is Your Network Helping or Hindering Your Career Growth?

May 28th, 2015

Ask just about anyone for job search advice, and you’re sure to hear one word: “Networking!” But while nearly everyone seems to know that networking matters, not everyone knows that networking only works when it’s done right. Merely knowing a lot of people, or sending them an occasional mass email with job search updates, isn’t… Read more »

How to Ramp Up Your Job Search Momentum

April 30th, 2015

Maybe you’ve just jumped back on the job market – or maybe you’ve been hunting for weeks without success. No matter where you are in your job search, it’s important to keep building momentum. Taking a smarter approach to your job search will allow you to keep things moving and pursue better opportunities – without… Read more »

6 Things Employers Look for When They Conduct On-and-Offline Reference Checking

March 31st, 2015

Employers have gotten much more careful about who they hire. Even if you make it through the interview gauntlet, you must still survive reference checks and the hiring manager’s assessment of your online presence. How can you ensure that you make just as good an impression as you did in the interview? Be aware of… Read more »

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