Texting has presented a unique problem to employers. Technically, these quick messages to check on kids or tell a spouse one is going to be late isn't that big of a deal- and they're a better option than long conversations that are personal and distract everyone in the office. But, speaking of distractions, texting can pull your employee's focus away from a project.
I suggest crafting a strict policy on texting while at work. There should be reasonable allowances and expectations within the policy. Texting interferes with productivity. This fact… Read more
I've been posting a bit on temporary work. Well, most people seeking temp work really are after a permanent job. While the word "temp" might seem unattractive, let me give you the reasons behind its almost perfect setting:
1) Opportunity to work for companies that rarely advertise (because they found working with placement agencies and staffing firms saves them time and money).
2) You're able to test out The company. Do you really like your manager? How about your co-workers? You can discover if a company really is a great… Read more
Many people today love working temp jobs. It helps build up their resume with experience in an array of different industries and positions. The market for finding a temp job has become highly competitive. The more experienced a temp is, the more likely the staffing agency is to recommend that person. The same goes for being flexible.
If you're looking to get your foot in the door with a staffing company know there are a few steps to follow beyond applying and testing in the office.
1. Research the different… Read more
You might be asking yourself why this post is in the CEO blog. Well, I wanted to place it here because there is a new employment trend happening. What is it? Getting yourself fired. Yes, there are people out there who WANT to get fired so they can go on unemployment. While this demographic of applicants is low, it still is happening.
Below are three surefire signs to look for when you think an employee might be trying to get him or herself fired;
1. Excessive sick days. As an… Read more
You're here. You're browsing our jobs. You have a job and you want a better one- but you're unsure about moving forward.
Don't be. Life is about growth. Finding a better job means you're growing as a person. But it isn't going to be easier. Finding a better job requires thick skin and a lot of dedication. Here are some tips to help you find a better job in the upcoming week.
1. Write down where you want to be. Don't just seek more money, seek why you want more… Read more
Today's blog is more of a photo example of the great work we do placing the right people with the right companies.
These three photos (below) were taken at a large limestone quarry plant in central Texas. We recently recruited and placed a Plant Operations Manager at this job site. Yet another successful placement for us!
If you need to hire great talent, or you're seeking an amazing company to work for, please call or email us. In fact, you can apply for a job 24/7 right here on this… Read more
It is my business to find clients the best employees for their business. While I use all types of recruiting and screening tools, social media has helped introduce me to candidates that may have never thought about stepping foot into my office. You see, many candidates are seeking new jobs online without using the term "applying", yes- there is a difference. These are people who want to find a better job but will not say they are looking for a better job out of fear they may lose the income… Read more
It is no secret applicants tend to exaggerate (even outright lie) on resumes and application. As a result, personality testing has become a big part of today's second-step employment screening process. Companies find a qualified applicant who does well on an interview, but then the applicant fails the personality test. Companies consider the personality test as a useful tool to weed out liars and those who might not fit within the company culture. But did you know how you conduct this type of testing can be illegal? It's true.
You… Read more
It happens. You're prepared for a big interview and then your tossed a curve ball. Before you know it, a question you were not prepared for is asked and you are stopped in your tracks. How do you handle this situation?
First, let me say before you panic remember to remain positive. You don't want to ever say anything negative about anyone else, a customer or your past employer.
One curve ball question that is being asked a lot in today's interviewing culture is this; "tell me about the worst… Read more
I know this is a CEO blog. Today's post can be applied to any aspect of life, not just work. And you can be at any level of employment to utilize these tips. I recently watched a video on employing powerful people in all positions. I was inspired because companies are only as strong as their weakest ling. Each person's job is important and should be executed perfectly. In life, your job as a quality human being is important and should be executed with dignity. So, how do you… Read more