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A black man and a black woman talking in a coffee shop.

Over the last few years, cultural shifts have drastically impacted the way we do business. Take the hiring process as an example. Being interviewed for a job always meant meeting with a manager in their office. You’d show your resume, they’d ask you some questions, you’d respond, and then you’d wait for a call. Today,… Read more »

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Hiring employees comes with great responsibility. Not only is it essential to hire people using a fair process and offer them a standard wage, but all employers must also provide their employees with specific documentation that meets federal and state requirements. Your Human Resources team must maintain any federal or state documentation in a confidential… Read more »

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Here are 3 ways to modernize and improve your cover letter to help you get noticed by recruiters

Breaking news! The rules have changed when it comes to writing the perfect cover letter. Gone are the days of writing multiple paragraphs to share your accomplishments. It is no longer exciting, and today’s recruiters do not have the time or patience for it. They are looking for fresh, modern, and exciting cover letters to… Read more »

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Let's talk about how to negotiate for a better salary

Salary negotiations usually begin during the interview process. So, before you start your job search, know your worth! Online tools such as Payscale, Salary.com, and Glassdoor can provide an idea of the salary range you can expect. Before your first interview, prepare the reasons why you think you are worth your desired salary range. Consider your specific skillset and… Read more »

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A woman in the workplace wearing a protective mask against COVID-19

First and foremost, it’s important to remember that “Green” does not stand for “Go.” It’s crucial for businesses in the “Green” phase to remember a few key points that will remain in effect for the foreseeable future. 1. Masks are Mandatory That’s right – everyone, including customers and employees, are required to wear a mask…. Read more »

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After sending out multiple resumes and pursuing leads, you finally landed that coveted interview. You arrived early, dressed appropriately to match the company’s atmosphere, looked everybody in the eye, and answered all of their questions to the best of your ability while showcasing your skills. Time to sit back, wait, and hope, right? Not quite…. Read more »

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Copy of a professional resume next to a laptop and a pen

Resumes are a great way to showcase your talents and experience. It’s like an advertisement – for you. And, most jobs will require you to submit a resume as well as fill out an application. So, always keep your resume handy and up-to-date. A resume helps in several ways. It Gives You a Professional Appearance… Read more »

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It’s tough to make it through your career without a gap or two in your professional history. From economic downturns to family obligations, there are a variety of valid reasons why a person with a good work ethic could be out of work for a few weeks, months, or even years. But, hiring managers may… Read more »

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Thinking about using a staffing agency, but aren’t sure if it’s the right fit for your company? Then, you’re not alone! Information about staffing and recruitment agencies online can vary and be confusing. So, we’re here to help! Our team at Staffing Service USA will break down for you the advantages of working with an agency so… Read more »

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How to stop micromanaging and help your team reach their full potential

Do you want your team to become innovators? The movers-and-shakers and the creative powerhouse of the organization? We are here to tell you that too many managers are micromanaging and focused on control. Do you require your employees to report their daily tasks to you every day? Are you involved in even the smallest of… Read more »