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 […]

Have Qualifications But Lack Experience? Here’s How You Can Get Hired

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The most frustrating part of the job search is the ever-present contradiction in hiring: you need the experience to get the job, but you can’t get a job without experience. It may seem like every entry-level position requires five years of paid work in the industry even if you’ve got the right credentials. So how […]

Active Listening – Why It Helps You Become a Better Boss

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Are you listening? Or are you simply hearing? What’s the difference? One practice gets you results – satisfied employees, resolved rifts, and a positive rapport with your colleagues. The other practice gets you nowhere, doomed to repeat the same errors that are holding your business back from greatness. If you are really listening, then you […]

Bouncing Back from Losing a Job – Tough Tasks but Necessary Things to Do

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A job loss can hit hard, whether you saw it coming or not. Leaving an organization is uncomfortable and challenging in any circumstance, but you control your career destiny. Turn your negative reaction around and embrace what job opportunities now await you by taking care of these tough tasks as soon as you find out […]