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 […]

Focus on Feedback and Expectations in a Candidate Market

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As a recruiter, it’s easy to get caught up with sourcing and processing candidates as quickly as possible, without giving much thought to their actual experience. But, in a candidate-driven job market, the way in which you treat candidates has much to do with how effectively you can place them into jobs. A poor experience […]

Bilingual Skills Stand Out in the Job Market

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Many companies operate on a global scale, therefore they value candidates who are bilingual the most for their ability to communicate with clients from other countries. In fact, a Rosetta Stone survey revealed that bilingual employees earn at least $10,000 more per year than other employees. In regions and industries where being fluent in a second […]

Show Off Your Skills in the Cover Letter

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The cover letter is just as important as your resume, if not more important, because it is the first document a potential employer will read from you. Every resume should be accompanied with a cover letter, even if the job description or advertisement does not request one. It is a way for you to go […]