Posts Tagged “recruiter”

What Not To Say To A Recruiter

Job recruiters are an excellent resource for job seekers. They are trained to access applicants’ skill sets and personalities based on the interview process. This allows them to match the right person with the right job. In order to get the most out if your experience with a recruiter avoid these “what not to say” ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Separate Myth from Fact: Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire and Temporary

Two people shake hands We only use 10 percent of our brains. Gum takes seven years to digest. Bulls hate the color red. Staffing firms only specialize in temporary job placements. These statements are all common misconceptions that are typically passed around with the best of intentions, but not always based on the full facts. In the staffing industry, ...

Drake Team Interviews Students

The Drake & Company Staffing Solutions team recently had the opportunity to conduct mock interviews with students from a local middle school. We welcomed the opportunity to step out into the community and meet with area students. Overall, our team was impressed by the goals and aspirations the students displayed, and how the students presented themselves ...