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Detail is Everything

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There used to be a couple of key seasons in the hiring market which we would fondly call “Job Fair” season.  It was a period in which you’d see five or six or more job fairs pop up in various locations within a 2-3 week span.  While employers are all about diversifying the candidate pool at a job fair, the same principles apply to applying for a position in person.

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3 Tips on Being More Successful at Work

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The University of Texas at Austin’s head coach, Tom Herman (@CoachTomHerman), famously says, “Nobody cares, work harder.”  If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably heard this in one form or another. You don’t have to be an athlete or competitive to appreciate the sentiment of this statement’s

This sentiment can be left to some interpretation, but generally, I interpret this as, ‘what’s done is done, can’t change the past, and keep pushing forward to accomplish what needs to be done.’  It’s the same in any job, or even in a job search. Too often, it’s easier to point fingers, whine, complain, rationalize, or come up with some reason why it is the way it is.

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Be Mindful

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Customer Service is a mindset more so than a job title. I ask people all the time what sort of customer service experience they have and they all come at me with sixteen ways that they’ve interacted with customers. From answering questions, to cashing someone out, the intangible, “always on” type of answer rarely comes (which is what I’m always hoping to hear).

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4 Ways to Improve Your Staffing Partnership

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If you haven’t worked in staffing, it’s hard to put your finger on all the things a recruiting or temp agency does. I’ve been at it for a dozen years and it still amazes me the things that come up.

There’s no doubt that hiring in a low unemployment rate economy is tough. Finding talented workers who want to work, and work for your organization, is tough. Add to that complexity that the employee you want is the same employee everyone else wants and the difficulty increases exponentially.

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Heat Stress

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Summer time is upon us. We wanted to share some workplace safety tips to ensure that everyone have a safe and enjoyable summer both at work and at play. Heat stress occurs when the body is unable to regulate itself by sweating and one’s core body temperature rises to critical levels. It is a medical emergency that can lead to heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in severe cases, death.

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