Ready for a New Job in a New Industry? How Can You Make that Change Easily?

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A career change can seem completely overwhelming. Starting from scratch, shifting gears, and deciding to embark on a new path can come with the fear of failure or tons of uncertainty. However, if you are ready for a new position in a new industry, making the change doesn’t have to be intimidating. If you frame […]

Negative Online Review? What Do You Do Now?

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A message from your marketing team comes through: someone posted a scathing comment about your business. You immediately worry about your team, your existing and potential clients, and your company’s reputation. Social media and online interactions can be dangerous and even devastating to a company, so it’s important to catch this fast and do some […]

Why Is the Company Going Silent in the Job Search?

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Your interview went well, your resume stacks up, and you haven’t heard a word. How often has this happened to you? You’ve sent your thank yous and asked about the timeline, but you haven’t received a rejection or an offer. It can be frustrating to remain out of the loop, wondering what comes next. If […]

Why Your Employees Will Quit This Year

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It happens: an employee quits and you’re left asking yourself how it happened. Some losses are more surprising than others. Adaptation is important for any manager because you’re going to have staff members quit on you. Have a plan to follow up, like keeping resumes on file or teaming up with a staffing agency, but […]

A Job Search Guide You Can Trust in 2019

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Ask your colleagues how they got their current job, and you’re bound to hear a few different answers. The options are unlimited these days – a friend or family member, Facebook Jobs, LinkedIn, or a number of different job sites. Even the classifieds can still do the trick for some. But are you embarking on […]

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 […]