Multi-Tasking: Why It’s Time to Stop in 2019

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Juggling your responsibilities can be reckless. Remembering and executing multiple tasks simultaneously overwhelms the senses and causes you to make simple mistakes. Don’t deceive yourself into thinking that you can accomplish more by multitasking. To remain effective, you need to give 100 percent to your top priority, rather than giving 10% percent effort to 10 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]