Rethink the Resume: How Else To Evaluate Candidates

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rethink resume

The resume is tried and true – but is it the best method of assessment? You’ve likely interviewed plenty of candidates, screened dozens of resumes, and you’re used to the traditional resume > interview > offer pipeline. But what if there’s a more effective way? We’re here to get you thinking about your traditional hiring […]

What To Include on Your Resume for an Industrial Job

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In an industrial setting, it can be hard to know if you need a resume or what your resume should look like. Whether you’re employed in construction, warehouse operations, or manufacturing, you may have limited experience in filling out a resume. This is what you should include on your resume if you’re looking for an […]

Become a Stand-Out Administrative Assistant with These 5 Skills

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Become a stand out administrative assistance

As an admin, you are likely responsible for a number of moving parts in the workplace. Administrative roles tend to be the glue that keeps the organization together. Your office may rely on admin assistants to keep small details in mind and keep the workflow moving throughout the year. If you’re looking to further your […]

Do You Have a Referral Program? Here’s Why It’s Valuable

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Do You Have a Referral Program

Are you a manager looking for recruits, but you feel like you can’t find the time? We’ve got an idea for you. Sometimes it pays to work smart, not hard. If you want a new way to bring in quality candidates that come highly recommended, look to your team for insight. Today we’re going over […]

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 3/3: Keeping It Concise

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Keeping Your Resume Concise

Are you still wondering how long your resume should be? One page or two, how many bullets under each job description? You may be tempted to pack your resume full of details and descriptions, but these days a candidate’s responsibility is to sum it up well. The employer simply skims your resume at first to […]

Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 2/3: Attracting With Numbers

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Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success

When you provide numbers & facts, it provides a certain level of proof on your resume. A data-driven resume stands out among the rest. Most job candidates use action words to describe their duties and spend paragraphs rambling about their achievements. If you want to cut through the noise and stand out, you need numbers. […]

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 […]

Dust Off the Cobwebs On Your Resume

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When’s the last time you updated your resume? If your answer is “I don’t remember,” you’re in trouble! But you’re not alone. A large number of professionals have outdated materials because it’s not a priority. However, even if you’re not a current job seeker, it’s essential to pull out your resume and give it a […]