Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 2/3: Attracting With Numbers

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Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success

When you provide numbers & facts, it provides a certain level of proof on your resume. A data-driven resume stands out among the rest. Most job candidates use action words to describe their duties and spend paragraphs rambling about their achievements. If you want to cut through the noise and stand out, you need numbers. […]

How Should You Be Managing Temporary or Contract Employees?

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Managing Temporary or Contract Employees

Hiring with your back against the wall is a dangerous practice. You’ll be reckless during interviews and desperate to get someone started in a hurry. This comes with consequences. Often hiring once you are already short-staffed can lead to poor retention and poor fit. Your team relies on effective cooperation, so accurate hiring and team […]

Resume Tips To Set You Up for Success 1/3: Structure Swap

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Setting Up Resume Success with Structure Swap

Welcome to Davis Staffing’s series on resume tips! To help you succeed, we’ll be stopping in to give some insight on how you can update that all-important document and use what you’ve learned to land a position. For tip number one, we’ll dive into how you can make a structure swap that will appeal to […]

What Skills Does a CNC Machinist Need?

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If you’re a professional in Chicago looking for a great position, you’re not alone. Many skilled laborers are seeking a job as a CNC Machinist. The question is, do you have what it takes? In an industry full of potential like industrial production, you’ll need to be on top of your game to prove you’re […]

5 Ways to Start Your Day the Right Way

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Mornings can be tough at work- the first five minutes can be incredibly stressful when everything gets thrown at you. Every task seems urgent and time-sensitive when you’re presented with all of it as you walk in the door. To prevent being anxious and overwhelmed, Davis Staffing has five tips on how best to ready […]

You Made a Bad Hire (It Happens) – Now What?

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When you’re in a rush to acquire talent for your company, it can be easy to overlook a candidate’s shortcomings during the interview. Sometimes professionals make a mistake – when you’re in a rush or even when you go through a thorough hiring process). What happens when your newest employee just won’t cut it? What’s […]

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job Before You Have a New Job

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In the quest for a better job, very often people are tempted to quit their current job before they have a new one. The thought process is that they will have more time to search for a job and go to interviews. However, not having a job can actually hamper your ability to get one. […]

Enforce These Basic Reminders for Forklift Safety

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Remember how vigilant you were when you first received your driver’s license? How long did it take before you started to slip into the bad habits that you have today? Before you suggest that you don’t have any, take a look at the basic safety rules in the driver’s education handbook and see how many […]

Grab the Recruiter’s Attention with These Job Seeker Tips

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As a job seeker, you literally only have about 10 seconds to grab the attention of a recruiter. This is because for every job opening, there are thousands of applicants coming in to the company. Recruiters have limited time to review resumes and profiles of candidates. They have to focus on a few quick factors before […]

What Does It Mean When You Hear “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File?”

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The dreaded words no job seeker ever wants to hear. Once the job application has been accepted, an initial interview has happened, and then a few weeks of waiting have happened – one day you call to check on your status and get told that, “Your resume will be kept on file.” What exactly does […]