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GETTING GHOSTED: A HORROR STORY FOR BOTH CANDIDATES AND EMPLOYERS
GHOSTED: THE CANDIDATE'S PERSPECTIVE Employers aren’t the only ones in grave danger when it comes to being ghosted. ...Read More →
Lights, Camera, Action: Projecting a professional presence on a video call
Much of the business world has gone virtual since the emergence of the coronavirus, and more and more, ...Read More →
Career Strategy Newsletter – October 2020
Rejected or Redirected? Lately, I've interacted with a few people who are feeling rejected and frustrated. A couple of ...Read More →
What Will Happen If We Return to Work?
Ready to go back to work? I think we all are! As businesses begin to reopen, many ...Read More →
The Search For A Silver Lining
Look around. What do you see? I see a lot of negativity. Businesses are closing, people are ...Read More →
Employed One Day, Unemployed The Next
Lately, we’re seeing tons of articles with advice on how to have a video interview, how to ...Read More →
How to Job Search During a Global Pandemic
As we all know, COVID-19 has swept our world up into a tornado of uncertainty. Circumstances are ...Read More →
March Career Strategy Newsletter – CAREERCompass, LLC.
Let's get that job! Over the past four weeks, I've encountered more people who are in job ...Read More →
Debunking the Most Common Resume Myth
“You need to cut your resume down.” “The recruiter won’t even read that far.” “One-page resumes are ...Read More →
Why You Need to Get Your Feet Wet
Are you thinking: new year, new job? I know it’s a great market to find new opportunities, ...Read More →
How to Ace a Panel Interview
You check your email, and… YES! You have an email inviting you to the next round of ...Read More →
3 Reasons Why Your Resume Sucks
Not getting calls about your resume? It could be for a few reasons. But in this job ...Read More →
Career Strategy Newsletter February 2020 – CAREERCompass, LLC.
Take care of you in the new year. Do you know the 2020 scam? Shortly after the turn ...Read More →
Is Your Email Address Killing Your Job Search?
Are you looking for a new job? A great, new career opportunity? Want to get your resume ...Read More →
January 2020 Career Strategy Newsletter – CAREERCompass, LLC
Let me just say... Happy New Year! The beginning of a new year and new decade can ...Read More →
What to Do When Your Boss Finds Out…
What happens when your boss discovers you’re looking for a job? You decided it’s time to ...Read More →
How to Survive Your First Day
New beginnings are exciting—and also terrifying. If your new job’s start date is coming up, then here ...Read More →
What to Expect from a Good Recruiter
If you choose to partner with a recruiter or staffing agency to help with your job search, ...Read More →
How Do You Return to Work After This?
I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal about the difficulty that employees have returning ...Read More →
Is THIS Why You’re Not Working?
At Staffing Solutions, Inc., we take pride in assisting folks returning to the workplace after a hiatus. ...Read More →
Rejected? Here’s Why
If you haven’t interviewed in a while—reminder: there are a lot of moving parts that can make-or-break ...Read More →
Half of Workers Quit for This One Reason
Did you know, according to a recent survey, 49% of workers have quit a job because of ...Read More →
How to Land a Second Interview
So, you had the interview and believe it went well—good for you! Now, what’s your next step? ...Read More →
Why You Need A Talent Agent
It’s no secret that we’re living in a candidate-driven job market. With the unemployment rate at 3.2%—the ...Read More →
How to Lose Your Job
It’s no secret—no workplace is perfect. Every job comes with its own challenges—usually with other employees—making it ...Read More →
CAREERCompass October 2019 Career Strategy Newsletter
Do you have "it"? Yes, do you have “it”? Not everyone has “it,” but you certainly notice ...Read More →
5 Ways to Ruin Your Job Search
You & your recruiter are partners for your career path! This partnership requires authenticity AND honesty. Partnering ...Read More →
What to Say When Your Boss Is Wrong
Let’s be honest—receiving constructive criticism is hard. However, when it’s helpful, you’re reassured that your boss cares ...Read More →
Torn? Here’s How to Accept the Right Job Offer
Lately, many of our clients are sharing stories about candidates accepting offers, then not showing up for ...Read More →
CAREERCompass, LLC. – Career Strategy Newsletter September 2019
In all the years I spent recruiting talent to organizations and all the years I've coached individuals, ...Read More →
CAREERCompass, LLC. – 5 Steps to Landing the Job You Want & Getting Paid What You’re Worth
If at first you don't succeed... ...try, try again, right? Even with your best efforts, sometimes you miss ...Read More →
The Interview’s Over. Now What?
At Staffing Solutions, Inc. we aim to help our applicants to interview better. How? By learning from ...Read More →
Millennials: Pay Attention
Are you thinking about quitting your job for the wrong reason(s)? This is your 1st ...Read More →
Who Staffing Solutions, Inc. Won’t Hire
As the owner of Staffing Solutions, Inc., I can say that our staff does EVERYTHING we can ...Read More →
CareerCompass August 2019 Newsletter
Coming soon... That's right! It's been a long time coming, but I'm finally carving out some time ...Read More →
Have You Visited “Job Seeker Hell”?
Just when we thought companies were “getting religion” about how critical the “candidate experience” is during a ...Read More →
This Is The Most Difficult Interview Question to Answer
“Why did you leave your job(s)?” Take a moment to reflect on how you’ve answered this ...Read More →
Would You Marry Someone After A 15-Minute Phone Conversation?
Often, our candidates compliment our team for our thoroughness in interviewing, assessment & skills testing process. We know ...Read More →
CareerCompass LLC July Newsletter
You must... Declare Your Independence As we celebrate the 243rd anniversary of the official birth of the ...Read More →
How to Get Rejected & Walk Away Motivated
So, you got that impersonal “thanks, but no thanks” rejection letter after multiple interviews and high hopes. ...Read More →
Here’s What The Interviewer Is Thinking About You
You're in an interview--What are THEY thinking? Knowing will make a difference… At Staffing Solutions, Inc. ...Read More →
How to Ruin Your Reputation 101
Have you ever accepted a job offer, and then backed out of the offer? Surveys indicate ...Read More →
List of June Job Fairs
If you're looking for new employment, don't forget to check out these job fairs happening this month all ...Read More →
This Is The Worst Part of My Job
What’s the worst part of my job? Calling the candidates who were not selected. It’s difficult ...Read More →
CAREERCompass, LLC. Career Strategy Newsletter – May 2019
All about the job search! That's right, according to reports from ERE.net to Forbes to Inc., on average, approximately 50% of ...Read More →
Receiving Radio Silence on Your Resume? Here’s Why.
At Staffing Solutions, as your career “agents,” we invest a considerable amount of time coaching our candidates ...Read More →
Here’s Your Best Boss Ever
In my blog last week I wrote about an inspiring leader that I met with. I was ...Read More →
What It Is, And Why It Will Land You A Job!
What It Is, And Why It Will Land You A Job!
Okay. So you have interviewed for a few jobs, and haven’t been selected for any. One of ...Read More →
Want A Bigger Bonus? Read This.
Well, we’re coming to the end of 2018 performance review and bonus “season.” Did you get ...Read More →
Downsizing? Restructuring? Time to Panic?!
Yes, it's still an "employee's job market." It's also the PEAK of the merger & acquisition cycle ...Read More →
Are you unfairly labeled as a job hopper?
Is the bias about job hoppers finally going away? I have been in staffing for 43 ...Read More →
Forget Getting into Shape, Let’s Get Your Career into Shape
There isn’t a day at Staffing Solutions when I come across a candidate whose resume doesn’t need ...Read More →
“Even If You’re an Adult, You STILL Have to Follow the Rules!”
What happens when we don’t follow the rules? When we don’t follow the rules, there are always ...Read More →
Who Does This?
In my 40+ years in the staffing industry, I have scheduled numerous conference calls with our clients and ...Read More →
All I Want for Christmas Is My Dream Job
As we approach the holidays, we all tend to be more hopeful, including those who are hopeful that ...Read More →
Thank Goodness Our Job Is Not Thankless!
Unfortunately, most of us have had to work at a thankless job at some point in our lives. ...Read More →
Working for a Staffing Agency… You Have an Agent!
Professional athletes, celebrities and movie stars all have “agents”. What does an agent do for them? Manage ...Read More →
What’s It Gonna Take to Keep You Happy at Work?!
As a company leader with experience in the staffing industry for over 40 years, part of my responsibility ...Read More →
Before You Move On… Read This.
You like your job; you have mastered the role. You’re not unhappy, but you aren’t learning or growing. ...Read More →
Are You Guilty Of Self-Sabotage Due To Your Speech Habits?
“I’m like, almost finished with that report for you.” “I want to start today’s meeting by, um, introducing ...Read More →
When You Should Quit Your Job
You are angry and your work product shows it. You are so frustrated you negatively impact your team. ...Read More →
Quitting Your Job Before You Ruin Your Professional Reputation
Last time, I offered you several reasons and outcomes when you stay in a job that is making ...Read More →
So, You Gave Notice Without Another Job
So, you were courageous and gave notice without having another job. Plus, by doing what was right for ...Read More →
So You’re Miserable in Your Job – and You Think Finding a New Job is the Answer. What if it’s About You?
We talked about quitting your job before you harm your reputation by no longer being “engaged.” But what ...Read More →
Job Search Anxiety Made You Do What? Say It Ain’t So…
We know that conducting a job search is an anxiety-producing situation and please understand when you visit our ...Read More →
Consider the Benefits of Contract / Temporary Employment
In this day and age, temping is an option for almost every type of professional. Even though these ...Read More →
Whining Online Can Affect Your Hireability
Yes, I know it feels good venting about your boss, your customers, or your co-workers on Facebook or ...Read More →
About Those References: What You May Not Know
Years back an applicant came to us after a failed job search. She had fantastic clerical skills, and ...Read More →
Job & Career Fair Tips
Spring is quickly approaching, which means it's time for job fairs! For those of you who have never ...Read More →
“Red Flags at work: What they are, what they mean, and what they’re telling you to do”
You’ve been feeling a sense of dread on your way to work every morning. You aren’t sleeping, your ...Read More →
Why The Temporary Work Is Worth It
If you are a temporary/contract employee, how can you get the most out of your contracting experience? ...Read More →
“De-bunking the one-page-resume Rule”
How many of you have received advice like this? “You need to cut your resume down” “The recruiter ...Read More →
“How the Salary Question is Hurting You”
Have you heard about the law that just changed in several states outlawing companies from asking job applicants ...Read More →
What would motivate you to leave your job?
What do employees value the most from their employer? Is it Money? Or maybe it’s the culture that ...Read More →
“How to Nail Your Next Interview”
So you recently began your job search, which means interviews are sure to come! But it’s been quite ...Read More →