The Difference Between Hating Your Job and Hating Working

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Sometimes those “Monday blues” stretch into Tuesday. And Wednesday. We’ve all experienced it: a week that drags on at a slow pace, making you frustrated and overwhelmed. Have you been feeling this pressure more often than not lately? Do you hate your job, or do you hate working? Let’s Break It Down: If you’re feeling […]

Are You Being Rude to Job Candidates?

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Hiring new staff probably isn’t your only responsibility: you’ve got paperwork to finish, tasks to complete, and meetings to lead. There’s so much on your plate that it can seem impossible to prioritize the hiring process. You might be tempted to ignore responses and postpone action items because the journey to getting a talented candidate […]

When Can You Go Back to an Old Job?

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You’ve taken a massive leap of faith and left a job to pursue new opportunities. This takes courage, and can really shake up your world. However, it’s happened to the best of us: what happens when you start having some serious second thoughts? You might feel overwhelmed in your new role, or just feel like […]

Your Employees Aren’t Showing Up – What Do You Do?

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As someone that manages professional staff, you have certain expectations. For example, you expect your employees to show up. It can be incredibly frustrating when the most basic standards don’t get met. You’ve heard every excuse at this point: weather, traffic, illnesses, and family emergencies. Where does it end? How can you get your people […]

What’s Appropriate from Job Candidates When It Comes to Emotions?

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The job hunt can be brutal even for the most qualified candidate. Spending your days pumping out job applications, filling out the same information over and over again, hoping you get the call for an interview. You dress to impress, boast about your accomplishments, and then you get bad news. And the process repeats. It’s […]

Should You Take Notes in the Job Interview?

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As a talented candidate, you know what it takes to land a great interview opportunity. But how can you maximize your opportunity to impress a potential employer? It’s vital to make a terrific first impression and to absorb as much information as possible. If you’ve got multiple interviews with different organizations or follow-up meetings for […]

Davis Staffing Receives Safety Standard of Excellence Mark

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Davis Staffing Inc. Earns Safety Standard of ExcellenceSM Mark From the American Staffing Association Program Aims to Reduce Temporary and Contract Worker Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities CHICAGO (Sept. 1, 2017) — Davis Staffing recently earned the Safety Standard of ExcellenceSM Mark.  The Safety Standard of Excellence program, developed by the American Staffing Association […]

How Can an Introverted Leader Show Confidence?

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When it comes to leadership, you may feel the need to change your personality to fit your role. As an introvert, you may feel like you have to perform or behave a certain way for your staff to respect you. However, you’ll find that the best way to be an effective manager is to work […]

How to Change Your Job Search Strategy and Find Success

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When you’ve applied to every job in sight and you’re still struggling, it can be tough to stay motivated. It can be difficult to assess what your next move should be. Your job search strategy should be centered around your strengths and your career aspirations. Don’t Dwell on Details You’ve probably already read a dozen […]

The Best Way to Respond After Losing a Top Employee

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It happens to every manager throughout their career, sometimes more than once: you lose your MVP. The individual with leadership abilities and a hardworking spirit leaves the company. This can be a devastating blow in any industry, but it’s a ubiquitous challenge. It’s far less likely that workers will stay at their post happily for […]