Do I Still Need a Cover Letter?

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Your parents used cover letters, your older siblings used cover letters, but should you? In a landscape of changing technology and new hiring techniques, it can be difficult to know what the right choice is to land you the job. You may see some postings that don’t require cover letters but wonder if you should […]

What Soft Skills Should You Look for In Candidates?

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When you hire someone, you want a professional who can handle the job at a technical level. But don’t forget to look for soft skills as well. Soft skills are the personal characteristics that enable a person to work effectively with others and efficiently complete their job duties. Soft skills make leadership and teamwork possible […]

5 Exercises You Can Do at Work

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Sitting all day at work is bad for your health. Even if you’re committed to eating right and hitting the gym, eight hours in a chair is a quick way to undo all that hard work. To access your healthiest self, embrace an active lifestyle throughout your entire day. If you don’t want to bring […]

Davis Staffing, Inc. Wins ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards

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Olympia Fields, Illinois – Davis Staffing, Inc., a leading clerical, technical, and light industrial staffing agency since 1960, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and placed talent. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to […]

What To Do If You’ve Hired The Wrong Person

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It happens. You think someone is perfect for the position, but when that person starts they aren’t as great as you thought. Whether it’s just not the right fit, or they don’t have the skills they advertised, it’s difficult to fit a square peg into a round hole. How can you remedy the situation? Whether […]

Five Ways a Top Chicago Staffing Agency Helps Your Business Stay Flexible

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To be at the top of your game, your business needs to stay flexible. It’s imperative that you keep your company in the loop on the latest industry trends and updates. Changing with the times isn’t just a bonus – it’s now a requirement to carry out your duties. Between changes in hiring, production, scheduling, […]

What Information Leads to the Best References?

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Picture this: you finally get a call from a recruiter after your interview. You waited weeks to hear back, and you’ve been patiently waiting for your phone to ring. You pick up the phone, and the caller has to inform you that you didn’t get the job. You hang up and all you can think […]

Lead the Meeting Before It Begins

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Have you ever experienced a wasteful meeting that could’ve been an email? Or worse, a meeting that goes completely off track and turns into hours of non-productive brainstorming. As a manager, it’s your duty to make every meeting count. Don’t spend time on meandering ideas that could be devoted to carrying out action items. Make […]

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 […]

Is Your Stress Affecting Your Hiring Process?

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Do you remember your first interview? Ironing the wrinkles out of your suit, trying to secure a strong handshake, wondering whether you’ll be able to make a great impression… it’s an extremely stressful situation. One way to hire the right candidates is to put yourself in their shoes. It’s important to balance empathy with professionalism. […]