Posts Tagged “job”

Hiring Tips From Childhood Lessons

Two hands shake at a job interview in Madison, Wisconsin The Internet is filled with advice on what employers want from job applicants, but what we do not often hear about is what job applicants hope to receive from employers in return throughout the hiring process. Job seekers work hard to impress employers throughout the application process in hopes of becoming the chosen one for ...

Tips For Job Seekers: How To Follow Up After A Job Interview

A woman writes a thank you note after a job interview What should you do after a job interview? In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers, we demonstrate some ways to follow up with a hiring manager after the big interview. However you choose to follow up, make sure you stand out against the competition in a thoughtful and professional way. To find out how ...

Tips For Job Seekers: What Not To Do In A Job Interview

In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers we will look at what not to do in a job interview. While some of these behaviors may seem like common sense, applicants have been known to forget when nervous before meeting a potential employer for the first time. These quick tips will help you avoid making a ...

How To Register As A Job Applicant With A Staffing Firm

Sign by the lake says Chase Your Dreams   When someone works with a staffing firm for the first time they often have questions about the process. Some of the questions we hear frequently are about the cost (it’s free!) and what to wear to a job interview (professional, please!). More often than not, job applicants want to know how the registration process ...

Tips For Job Seekers: What To Wear To An Interview

Stephanie offers tips to job seekers in this video What do I wear to a job interview? We hear this question frequently from job seekers who want to know what to wear to a job interview. Experts agree you should dress one level up from the dress code of the company you interview with. In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers, we look ...

How A Stapler Can Change Your Career

Swingline 333 stapler As technology changes, the way we complete tasks in the office also evolves. We have pushed aside typewriters for laptops, smart phones and other mobile devices. We are no longer bound to our desks confined by the limitations of office technology. While many things have changed to make our lives easier at work, we tend ...

Accelerate Your Job Skills

A sign sits by State Street in Madison that reads Find A New Start It happens all the time. You find a job that has the potential to be a perfect fit for the responsibilities you are ready to take on in an office position. As your eyes scan the list of requirements, you find defeat when you do not posses one of the skills the employer has listed ...

4 Ways To Improve Your Commute

Stop sign It is no secret that the Beltline can be horrible, terrible, the worst, a challenge through the peak hours of the morning and afternoon commute. While the Madison area commute may not always be the most ideal drive in Wisconsin, there are ways to improve the sometimes stressful journey to the office. Podcasts It seems ...

Timing Is Everything: When To Arrive For A Job Interview

Drake & Company office building with sign that says find us here. Job applicants often wonder how soon to arrive for an interview for a new position. Is 30 minutes too early? How about right on the dot when your appointment is scheduled? Most hiring experts can agree that 10 minutes early is the safe amount of time to arrive for an interview. Any earlier and you ...

What Are The Costs Of Employee Turnover?

A clock hangs on an office window. Imagine writing a check for thousands of dollars to a departing employee on their last day of work. Sounds crazy, right? That may sound ludicrous, but the costs of turnover often amounts to the equivalent of giving away thousands of dollars of a company’s hard earned money. The American Management Association estimates it costs employers ...