How to Leverage Contract Work During COVID-19

If you’ve been laid off and are looking for a new position, contract work could be the perfect remedy, bringing in needed wages while building skills on your resume. Here’s how you can leverage contract work right now to benefit you and your family.   Advantages to Contract Work   COVID-19 has created a lot of ups [...]

By |2020-10-26T19:13:02+00:00November 27th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

Here’s Why Now is the Best Time to Get Your Foot in the Door for a New Job

Hasn’t 2020 been interesting? We don’t necessarily mean this in a good way either, but there are signs that the economy may be picking up again. If you were furloughed or laid-off during the pandemic, it’s no doubt been a difficult and challenging time. Don’t be discouraged or intimidated; now is the time to look for [...]

By |2020-10-06T17:04:47+00:00October 30th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

10 Tips to Prepare for a Virtual Interview

Even before COVID-19, 75% of companies used video interviewing as part of their recruitment and interviewing process. Today, it’s become the new normal, as more workers are remote and companies still social distance to keep their employees safe.    Ironically, these organizations have learned that there are some benefits when using video screens. For one thing, they’re [...]

By |2020-10-06T15:45:47+00:00October 16th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

School is Virtual – How Do I Balance That With Work?

Thanks to COVID-19, we’re living in a world where it’s gotten even more challenging to schedule normal life functions. How can you organize a birthday party when everything is virtual? How can you balance work when you don’t even know if your kids will go back to school or you’ll be supervising their virtual learning?  How can you [...]

By |2020-08-10T15:17:06+00:00August 28th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Relationships with Recruiters During Uncertain Times

Recruiters are the best free resource any job candidate ever had. A staffing agency recruiter has years of experience getting to know the hiring managers of the companies you’d like to work for. But leveraging these resources to find a job, particularly when jobs are scarce, takes some work on your part. Developing a strong relationship [...]

By |2020-07-06T13:40:13+00:00July 31st, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

How to Keep Your Family Safe While You’re Still Going into Work

Many light industrial employees have continued to work during COVID-19. These essential workers are risking exposure to the virus every day, and they are also potentially exposing their families to it when they come home at night.  You have valid reasons for being worried about your health and safety, as well as your family's well-being. So, here are some suggestions [...]

By |2020-06-05T16:18:58+00:00June 26th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments

7 Things You Need to Do Before You Go Back to Work After Coronavirus

Your company downsized during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now many businesses will be reopening, and you want to transition back into the workforce. You’ll need to prepare for another sudden shift—this time going back to work. Here are seven things you should do before you re-enter the workforce:  1. Make sure you are ready to return  This pandemic is going to affect how we think and feel about [...]

By |2020-05-14T13:42:48+00:00May 29th, 2020|Candidate|0 Comments