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Detail is Everything

Post by: Tom Schin
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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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Be Frank

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Today’s entry level employment market is harder than ever. I can’t provide you with statistics or anything fancy, but I can tell you that we speak and work with employers in multiple industries who are struggling with the same issue - onboarding new employees for entry level roles.  Is it in the water?   I can’t say, but we’re all working hard to find the most reliable candidates to invest in.

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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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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

Post by: Tom Schin
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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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