Dress to Impress: What to Wear to an Interview

An interview is a perfect place to demonstrate to potential employers how talented and valuable you are. But, before you dive into the interview, don’t overlook this important detail. Make sure you have the right attire!   I know it doesn’t always seem necessary, but appearance matters, whether we like it or not. What the […]

3 WAYS TO WOW YOUR RECRUITER

3 Ways to Wow Your Recruiter

This is going to be one of those honest moments for job seekers who ask “Why haven’t I found a job yet?” Interviewing for an open job, even at a staffing company, does not guarantee you’ll get hired.   I know it seems like because we place people in jobs for a living that you […]

Applicant Coaching & Success

Applicant Coaching

This year we have had things that seem a little off, especially with the weather. Single digit temperatures, lots of rain, and that groundhog… I know I am so ready for springtime and the time change, causing longer days.   Now, as far as business goes, things have taken off out of the new year […]

5 Common Job Interview Mistakes

Common Interview Mistakes

It’s a pattern: Apply to a company, go to the job interview, and get your rejection letter. You’re probably asking yourself: “What did I do wrong?” From a recruiter standpoint, you might have been able to easily avoid that disappointment and start the job of your dreams. Read our five tips on identifying interview mistakes […]

Best Practices: Interview Questions

For those of us who have been on the candidate side of an interview, it can be difficult to answer the question about, well, questions.   So what are interview question dos and don’ts? Read on for some suggestions on what to ask and not to ask in your next job interview.   The Dos: […]

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

LinkedIn

If you are looking for a new career opportunity, your social media presence, especially your LinkedIn profile, can play a very important role in your success. In Illinois it is actually illegal for employers to use social media in determining whether or not to hire someone. Employers can, however, use sites like LinkedIn to find […]

Myth Buster #2: Better Odds

Myth: The odds of getting a job through a staffing agency are low Sometimes during our recruiting efforts, we hear people say, “You’re wasting your time applying at a staffing agency – your name gets lost in the pile of other applicants.”   Well, we want to bust that myth and tell you why your […]

Interview Tip: What to Wear

Interview Attire

Inappropriate interview attire can cost you the job. But how do you know what’s appropriate to wear? The answer to that question depends on your line of work and the company you’re interviewing at. Answer the following questions to decide how to dress for your next job interview.   What job are you applying for? […]