Prepare for Your Phone Interview with These Tips

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Job seekers that are new to a phone interview may have many misconceptions. There’s a lot of confusing information about interviews, and phone screens can mean even more mixed messages. We’re here to clear things up. Davis Staffing is here to provide the facts and dispel the rumors about phone interviews. Myth: Phone Interviews Aren’t […]

Finding the Needle in the Haystack of Candidates

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Right now, there are more candidates than ever in recent years. Layoffs, furloughs, and firings have left many unemployed or underemployed. It seems like a huge asset, but top hiring managers will tell you it’s also a massive challenge. How can you find a great fit when you’re buried in resumes? Find top talent with […]

Virtual Hiring is Here to Stay: Get It Right With These Tips

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Due to the pandemic, the employers were forced to shift to virtual hiring. Virtual hiring typically entails all communication via email and phone communication, as well as video-conference interviews. This sometimes even extends to remote onboarding. It appears that the virtual hiring tactic is here to stay. Here’s how you can get it right. Consult […]

Ditching the ‘Fake It Till You Make It’ Mentality

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You want to make sure that you are confident in what you do or which position you are applying for. Sometimes this requires ‘faking it’ until you are comfortable, but why not skip that faking it part? It could cause more trouble than it is worth. There are more ways to feel self-assured during the […]

How to Display Your Skills in An Interview

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How to display your skills in an interview

You may have all the skills needed for the position you’re interviewing for, but how can you back that up? The way you present yourself in an interview has to make a big impression. It’s your only opportunity to back up your resume and show that you can be an excellent addition to the team. But how […]

What Are Power Words and How Can You Utilize Them on Your Resume?

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Power Words

Grabbing attention during the job hunt can be so challenging. A stale, dull resume will bore any hiring manager, so if you’re not getting the call for an interview, your resume may be missing the punch it needs to command a second look. Today, our professionals are going over what power words are and how they […]

The Importance of Shortening Your Hiring Process

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Shortening Your Hiring Process

Think about the relationship between an employer and a job seeker. You both need something, and you both have something to offer. After an application and an interview, take a look at things through a candidate’s perspective. More often than not, they are left hanging. We know that hiring can be complicated, but there are […]

Fall Into These 4 Interview Habits

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These days, it’s not enough to rely on your resume: you need to stand out as a polished and prepared candidate. Creating a successful routine is the best way to ace an interview. The best habits are the ones ingrained in our daily routine. When you create a habit, you can rely on that behavior […]

How to Make Your Onboarding Process More Effective

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  If you’re spending too much time on the hiring process, you’re not doing the most vital work for your organization. It’s important to recruit candidates that lead to a successful team, but managers have a multitude of responsibilities to attend to. Between your day-to-day activities, big–picture goals, and managing your team? It can be daunting to add […]

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 […]