What Is the Best Way to Quit a Job?

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You’re ready to quit your job, but you’ve been there a while and can’t think of the best way to quit. It can be challenging to manage your existing professional relationships as you maneuver into a new role. You want to give the appropriate amount of notice, but you’re also eager to move on to […]

Want to Enjoy Going to Work?

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You spend almost half of your life at work, sometimes more if you’re pulling overtime hours. It’s not always easy to brush away the stress that comes with being in the wrong role. If you don’t enjoy going to work, first why are you there? Why are you in your current role? Is it just […]

Looking For A Job While You’re Still Employed? Read This.

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If you want to leave your current job in search of another industry, position, or company, we understand. Whether you’re struggling with a clash in leadership or you’re looking to focus your career on a different skill set, sometimes we feel trapped in our existing roles. Everyone has varying priorities they concentrate on during their […]

Bad Jobs Can Be Avoided by Reading the Job Description

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Job seekers have enough challenges: repeatedly refreshing a resume, new cover letters for every post, and filling out demographic data again and again. It’s easy to feel defeated when you don’t hear back from hiring managers, and it’s tough to tell what’s worth applying to. Smart job seekers spend their energy wisely and avoid applying […]

Multi-Tasking: Why It’s Time to Stop in 2019

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Juggling your responsibilities can be reckless. Remembering and executing multiple tasks simultaneously overwhelms the senses and causes you to make simple mistakes. Don’t deceive yourself into thinking that you can accomplish more by multitasking. To remain effective, you need to give 100 percent to your top priority, rather than giving 10% percent effort to 10 […]

Ready for a New Job in a New Industry? How Can You Make that Change Easily?

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A career change can seem completely overwhelming. Starting from scratch, shifting gears, and deciding to embark on a new path can come with the fear of failure or tons of uncertainty. However, if you are ready for a new position in a new industry, making the change doesn’t have to be intimidating. If you frame […]

A Job Search Guide You Can Trust in 2019

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Ask your colleagues how they got their current job, and you’re bound to hear a few different answers. The options are unlimited these days – a friend or family member, Facebook Jobs, LinkedIn, or a number of different job sites. Even the classifieds can still do the trick for some. But are you embarking on […]

Our Top Career Tips for Job Candidates from 2018

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2018 has been a great year to find your dream job! In any industry, Davis Staffing has helped qualified candidates find a great temporary or temp-to-permanent gig. As a massive metropolitan area, Chicago applicants can face an uphill climb attempting to find the right job in a sea of not-quite-right opportunities. This year we’ve assigned […]

The Straight-Line Career Path: It Doesn’t Exist and Why You Must Accept It

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Your career path is based on your short-term and long-term goals, and you can frame your priorities accordingly. But one thing to keep in mind is the trajectory of your career path. Some still assume the straight-line career path is the norm. This isn’t true – your path is going to be dynamic if you […]

Have Qualifications But Lack Experience? Here’s How You Can Get Hired

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The most frustrating part of the job search is the ever-present contradiction in hiring: you need the experience to get the job, but you can’t get a job without experience. It may seem like every entry-level position requires five years of paid work in the industry even if you’ve got the right credentials. So how […]