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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

10-20-30 Rule: How Does This Help Your Presentations?

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Perfecting your pitch can be challenging. Communicating valuable information in a short period of time can overwhelm top tycoons and business legends. When you’re an expert on a topic, it’s easy to get carried away. How can you ensure your presentation will be heard and respected? The 10-20-30 rule. What is the 10-20-30 Rule? A […]