What Should You Do if You’re Not Landing Interviews?

Searching for a job can be stressful. What’s worse? Applying for jobs and not landing any interviews. Turns out, it’s not unusual to apply and not be called in for an interview. Depending on the popularity of the company and the size of the applicant pool, it could be down to the numbers. Aside from… Read more »

Three Essential Lessons from a Challenging Co-Worker

If you’re dealing with a difficult co-worker, your focus is likely on day-to-day survival. However, taking a step back from the situation can teach you valuable lessons and even help you build your skills as an employee. First things first–you shouldn’t have to deal with harassment of any kind in the workplace. If that co-worker’s… Read more »

How to Connect with an Interviewer to Land Your Next Job

For most, a job interview is a nerve-wracking process. It’s only natural. After all, you’re being evaluated and questioned. Then there’s the fact that your future employment hinges on your success at making a good impression. While you can’t prepare for every possibility, or curveball an interviewer might throw at you, you can be well… Read more »

Light Industrial Candidates: Stand Out During the Application Process

There is no shortage of advice out there for job seekers. You can find guides on how to create a resume or how to nail a job interview. But some fields have an additional hurdle that job seekers must overcome – the application. For our light industrial candidates, how can you effectively stand out when… Read more »

3 Small Things That Make a Big Impression

Starting a new assignment is always a bit nerve-wracking. You naturally want to make a good impression, both with your boss and your co-workers. Most of us are well aware of the big mistakes to avoid – don’t show up late, don’t be arrogant, don’t dress too casually – but there are smaller things to… Read more »

2017 Best Practices for Job Searching with a Recruiter

Did you know 13 million people find employment using staffing firms each year? Working with a recruiter is a priceless tool for job seekers! But if you are planning on working with a recruiter, you should know the right way to go about it. Use these best practices when job searching with a recruiting agency…. Read more »

How to Communicate When Life Gets in the Way

At Staffing Partners, we do our best to ease the burden of job hunting. Searching for a job is a full-time endeavor, so sharing that task with a recruiter saves you a lot of time and stress. But a recruiter can’t do it all for you. You start by filling out an application and talking… Read more »

Outdated Job Search Tactics That Are Holding You Back

How did you search for your last job? How did your parents find their jobs? What about your grandparents? Chances are, all these answers are different. Job-search tactics change constantly. So, if you’re searching for a job, whether it’s your first one or not, you need to start by learning how to job hunt. To… Read more »

Preparing for Situational Interview Questions

Actions speak louder than words, which is why so many interviewers use situational interview questions. Situational questions present you with a condition and ask how you would handle things. Sometimes the situation is hypothetical. More often, situational questions ask you to recall a situation you have already dealt with, for example: Think back to a time… Read more »

Is There a Reason an Employer Shouldn’t Hire You?

Self-awareness is a key skill for job hunters. It helps you apply for the right positions. It can also help you ace an interview. If you are aware of the reasons why you wouldn’t be hired for the job, you can address them in the interview and allay any concerns the interviewer may have. Your… Read more »