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How to Boost Charisma on Your Team

June 24th, 2016

It should come as no surprise that the more charismatic your team is, the more your company culture (and bottom line!) will benefit. After all, having a team of employees who work well together, communicate clearly and demonstrate confidence can only mean great things, both internally and externally. While charisma is something many people are… Read more »

Recipe to Success: Why You Should Work With a Staffing Firm

June 17th, 2016

Whether you’ve been on the job hunt for a while or it’s been years since you’ve looked for a new job, job seeking can feel like a full-time job in and of itself. No matter where you find yourself in your job search, utilizing professional help from a talented staffing agency can be an invaluable… Read more »

4 Signs Your Staffing Process is Stale (and How to Fix It)

June 10th, 2016

As all great employers and business owners know, recruiting, vetting and hiring the best candidates for a job is a time-intensive process. After narrowing down the pool of candidates, selecting the best fit for the position, and finally making an offer only to be turned down leaves many employers wondering, “What went wrong?” If this… Read more »

6 Things to Do When You Start a New Job

June 3rd, 2016

Starting a new job is both an exciting and nerve-racking time in any professional’s life. The hardest part in job seeking is over – you’ve landed a great new job! However, with any new situation comes a sense of uneasiness. At 1st Staffing Group, we understand the need to make a great first impression on… Read more »

“Subscribe!” – 3 Safety Podcasts that You Should Subscribe To

May 27th, 2016

Good managers and supervisors will continually look for ways to improve their workplace culture and company morale – and a big component of that is safety! When employees feel safe and secure in their environment, they are happier on the job, thus improving productivity and the bottom line. While managers have demonstrated leadership to arrive… Read more »

The Best Kept Secrets to a Successful Job Interview

May 20th, 2016

The fate of your next job relies heavily on the success rate of your job interview. Fortunately, a good amount of control over the direction your job interview goes lies in your hands. In addition to dressing the part and researching the job, follow these best-kept job interview secrets to increase your likelihood of landing… Read more »

5 Traits All Supervisors Should Develop

May 13th, 2016

Supervisors tend to wear many hats within their team. In addition to possessing technical knowledge and skills for their job, supervisors are often a voice of reason, sense of stability, and motivational coach for their employees. For a supervisor to become strong and successful in their leadership position, it is imperative that they develop these… Read more »

6 Retention Strategies to Implement This Summer

May 6th, 2016

Recruiting, hiring and training the best job candidates requires ample time, effort and skill – and it’s all worth it when you find the right employee for the job! However, the time and effort should not come to an end once the new employee is settled in. Keeping your top employees happy and engaged is… Read more »

Can’t Find Great Candidates? This Is What to Do

April 29th, 2016

It’s the age-old question for great business owners and managers everywhere: How do I find the best candidates? While this question is always one of vital importance, sometimes finding the right candidates in Oklahoma City can be exceptionally tricky. With only so much time to study a candidate’s resume and get to know them during… Read more »

Introvert? How to Interview Effectively

April 22nd, 2016

Feeling the pressure during an interview is natural for most job seekers, and that overwhelming sense of anxiety tends to be even more amplified for introverts. Unfortunately, personality type does not get you a free pass on in-person interviews; in order to get a chance in the workforce, the ability to interview well is a… Read more »

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