Brush Up on These Soft Skills Before the End of the Year

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Before the year is out, you’ll want to reflect on how you can be an ideal candidate. Job seekers often feel stuck in a busy job market when they cannot stand out. You may have the right education and work experience, but a convincing interview is integral to making a positive impression on a potential […]

Inside the Hiring Process with Davis Staffing

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Are you looking for the right Chicago job? The challenge will be determining which industry suits you best and how to get hired in a hurry. If you’ve got some experience, but you’re looking to diversify your resume, teaming up with a top Chicago staffing agency is the perfect move. Davis Staffing’s successful candidates hit […]

The Pros and Cons of Telephone vs. In-Person Interviews

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Employers are looking for someone that can think on their feet and adapt to different situations. To get the job, you’ll need to be prepared for your interview. There are different advantages and disadvantages for a telephone and in-person interview. Whether you’re getting ready for an in-person interview or a phone screen, here’s what you […]

4 Ways Motivate Yourself When You Feel Stuck in Your Job Search

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When you’re looking for a new position, updating your resume and filling out applications can be overwhelming. Not finding the right job quickly can become discouraging. This is what you can do to keep up your motivation. 1. Prioritize Making a list can help you take a step back and analyze the important things. Feeling […]

Benefits You Should Consider Negotiating With a New Job (Other Than Salary)

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You finally get that call – you got the job! Your interview went well, and you can consider taking the position. However, there are multiple things to consider. When you get a job offer, you might not consider other factors besides salary at first – but these are the things you should also consider negotiating […]

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left uncertain […]

Is Your New Job Not What You Expected? This is What You Can Do

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Sometimes you start a new job, and it is nothing that you expected it would be. You can feel like this for a number of reasons: perhaps you imagine you’re in too deep, or you feel the job isn’t what you signed up for. Perhaps you’ve walked into a toxic work environment, or the leadership is inadequate […]

Five Job Search Tips To Use In 2020

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Whether you’re in an ever-changing industry like admin work or a traditional trade like construction, it’s vital to know how to cater to the hiring audience. Make your job search work for you by flipping the script and impressing a potential boss. With every passing year, a job search will start to vary a little. Follow […]

Timing is Everything: When You Should Be Looking for a New Job

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When You Should be Looking for a New Job

Sometimes the minutes, hours, and days seem to disappear quickly. You get comfortable in a job, blink, and suddenly five years have gone by. At any point in a worker’s career, they may be wondering if the timing is right to move on and explore new opportunities. Timing is a factor that is undeniable when it […]

Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 1/3: Structure Swap

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Setting Up Resume Success with Structure Swap

Welcome to Davis Staffing’s series on resume tips! To help you succeed, we’ll be stopping in to give some insight on how you can update that all-important document and use what you’ve learned to land a position. For tip number one, we’ll dive into how you can make a structure swap that will appeal to […]