Our Top Tips for Hiring Managers from 2018

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New year, new leads? Tracking down quality candidates can be tough, and our Davis Staffing team has made 2018 the year of top hiring advice. Whether you’re in charge of hiring for a massive corporation or you’re a Chicago start-up with some growing to do, it’s essential to hire the right employees to fit your […]

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 […]

How to Build a Diverse Team in 2019

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As a manager, you are responsible for building and sustaining a diverse and effective team. Hiring candidates with different experience benefits your team because you can work from multiple viewpoints and work to the strengths of your staff. Perspectives beyond the standard are essential to above-average work. Diversity isn’t about skin color – it’s about […]

Be Nicer in 2019: 5 Things to Do that Make Someone Smile

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This time of year features a push toward bigger, better, and new initiatives. Professional resolutions are in style, and any top worker is always looking for ways to develop as a colleague. One professional resolution? Be nicer! The world can always use a bit more kindness. Here are five things you can do to make […]

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 […]

Job Fair – Tuesday, Dec. 11

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Davis Staffing will be participating in a job fair to be held at Sugar Steel, 2521 State Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411 on Tuesday, December 11.  Hours are 7:30am-4:30pm. Applicants should bring copies of their resume and the phone numbers for their last 3 jobs. Applicants must take and pass a drug screen. Davis Staffing, […]

Hiring Mistakes New Small Business Owners Make

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You’ve got guts! Starting a small business is no simple feat. This endeavor takes patience, courage, and a lot of business know-how. Any industry leader will tell you that you can’t do it all on your own. This is why it’s so critical for small business owners to hire an effective, trustworthy team to support […]

Facebook – Your Candidates Are Here: How Can You Recruit Them?

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Social media is the new Goliath within the hiring system. It’s impossible to find the best candidates offline these days. It’s probably been a while since someone handed you a resume on paper because technology is simply outpacing that habit. Although there are many social media platforms you can use to help access candidates, Facebook […]

Let’s Talk About the Two-Page Resume

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A debate for the ages: what does the ideal resume look like? Traditional or modern, varying fonts, graphics or just written content: it’s hard to tell what the right choice is when it comes to your resume. But today we’re here to talk about one of these classic concerns, the debate over whether or not […]

Agile Leadership – Why it’s the Future for Leaders

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As a supervisor, it’s essential to use all the tools in your belt. Being firm and commanding is relevant, but flexibility is also necessary. Growing as a leader means trying new strategies and being open to every available resource. It’s advantageous for you as well as for the team you’re leading. Agile leadership is the […]