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A job search can be a frustrating endeavor even under the best of circumstances. Job searches often involve sending out resumes to several companies and hoping to hear back from at least a few who are interested in hiring you. The process may be stressful if you’re worried about finding a position and your stress… Read more »

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A diverse staff can have big benefits for a company. When employees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, they bring unique perspectives to the table. Staff members can create innovative solutions to problems and can help drive your company’s growth if you have a team of people with different life experiences. The… Read more »

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Landing a promotion can mean more responsibility, a higher income and a more fulfilling professional life. If you’re up for a promotion or are interested in trying to advance at work, there are a few things you should be doing to maximize the chance you’ll get the opportunity to move into a bigger and better… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job in a field that requires a specific degree, you may be worried about the impact your grade point average could have on whether you’ll be hired. Not everyone can earn a perfect GPA, and it’s frustrating if you feel your grades could hold you back. The good news is,… Read more »

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One of the most common interview questions is: Tell me about yourself. This question is one that many job seekers dread because it is such an open-ended question and the answer could make or break the interview.   When a hiring manager asks you to share information about who you are, they aren’t looking for… Read more »

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Many companies today start with a phone interview when they want to get to know job candidates. Impressing a hiring manager in a phone interview is a key step towards moving forward in the hiring process, but standing out on the phone can be more difficult than making a big impression in person.   To… Read more »

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Social media provides a wealth of information for employers, and you may be remiss if you don’t take advantage of the data available on social media when screening job seekers.  You don’t want to waste time scheduling an interview with a candidate who is a bad fit for your business, and a quick look at… Read more »

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When you have a period of unemployment, employers sometimes are wary about hiring you. This means if there are gaps in your resume, you better be prepared to explain those gaps when you go for an interview. To ensure you have a good answer at the ready, consider these key tips:   Don’t try to… Read more »

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IES Custom Staffing provides help to employees in Boise, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, Idaho or Clearfield, Utah, as well as in surrounding areas. If you are looking for a job, our staffing professionals can assist you in finding both temp work and full-time positions. We provide assistance finding work in many different areas, including… Read more »

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Working with someone who is unpleasant or who doesn’t pull their weight can be very stressful. A bad co-worker can sap your energy and drag down the productivity of your whole team. Unfortunately, there may be nothing you can do about an unpleasant person you have to work with. However, you can try to improve… Read more »