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Start Now Before It’s Too Late: Utilizing a Proactive Hiring Strategy

August 12th, 2016

As many great business leaders come to learn, it is much more efficient and less stressful to become proactive versus reactive; this is especially true when it comes to hiring. Finding yourself in the situation of having an unexpected position vacancy or not being able to find the right candidate for an open position is… Read more »

5 Skills that Will Put You on a Path to Management

August 5th, 2016

Chances are, if you are good at your job and enjoy your job, you may have your sights set on becoming a manager. Many great managers have worked their way through the ranks, working several positions within a company or organization before taking on a leadership role. If you feel confident in your professional abilities… Read more »

Your 5-Step Plan to Increase Workplace Safety

July 29th, 2016

Regardless of industry, workplace safety is imperative to both employee morale and bottom line. Employees that are safe – and feel safe – are healthy and productive employees. As vital as safety is to any workplace, it is a topic that is often pushed to the back of even the most caring manager’s mind. To… Read more »

Is Your Cover Letter Missing the Mark? Here’s What to Do

July 22nd, 2016

Your cover letter is often your first impression on a hiring manager. It can either help you stand out from the pool of candidates or blend in and potentially be forgotten. If you find yourself applying to jobs without getting called for an interview, your cover letter could be missing the mark. Try sprucing up… Read more »

8 Surefire Signs You Need Outside Recruiting Help

July 15th, 2016

Your employees are the backbone of your company’s morale, output and bottom line. As vital as it is to the strength of your business, many employers simply do not have the time or resources to focus on recruiting while simultaneously overseeing day-to-day business. If you are on the fence about seeking outside recruiting help to… Read more »

Better Late Than Never! – Why You Need to Update Your Resume

July 8th, 2016

Many of us are guilty of doing it. Unless you are actively job seeking, it is easy to let your resume take the back burner for several months or even years until you’re back on the job market again. It may sound surprising, but having an up-to-date and polished resume can be as valuable to… Read more »

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 »

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