What You Need to Know About Working with a Recruiter

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If you’ve never worked with a recruiter, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. What if we told you a person standing by that will help you land your next job by suggesting changes to your resume, introducing you to employers, and prepping you for the interview – and they will do all this for free…. Read more »

Why You Need to Make Sure Your Employees Feel Valued

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Employers that fail to show their employees they appreciate their effort run the risk of losing them to a competitor. How can we say this so boldly? The labor market has changed. Candidates have more power in the work world today because our unemployment rates remain at record lows. Employees have opportunities today that didn’t… Read more »

Are You Applying For Jobs and Not Hearing Back?

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For some reason, your job search just isn’t working. You’ve sent out resumes, filled out online applications, and no one has responded. Is your resume not formatted right? Do you have too little or too much experience? You don’t really know because you’re not hearing back from anyone. The dead silence that comes from sending… Read more »

Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

How to Effectively Review a Resume

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When you are hiring new team members, you’ll probably receive a lot of resumes. You need to be able to narrow down the resumes and find the right candidate who will excel in the position you have available. It can be hard to determine exactly what to look for and how to most effectively review… Read more »

5 Tips for Listing Professional Skills on Your Resume

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Your resume can make or break your chances at landing an interview, so you need to make sure you show off your skills. It’s important your resume contains relevant information and is easy for a hiring manager to quickly review to determine if you’re a good fit. To make sure your resume shows you in… Read more »

What’s Appropriate to Wear to a Warehouse Interview

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When you are interviewing for a warehouse job, you want to make the best possible impression. This means dressing appropriately for the interview so you look professional but not overdone or like you are trying too hard. While it can be hard to figure out exactly what you should wear to your interview, these tips… Read more »

Tips for Becoming an Indispensable Employee

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If you want to protect your job, it’s important to become indispensable at work. If your employer feels you’re irreplaceable and invaluable, your job will be safe and you can even advance in your career. If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to becoming indispensable, consider following these key tips: Help others… Read more »

How to Properly Follow Up After Submitting a Resume

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Submitting a resume is the first step in a job search, but it is not the last step you’ll need to take – especially if the job is one you are really excited about and you want to get noticed. While following up after submitting a resume is important, you don’t want to come across… Read more »

How IES Can Help You With Your Job Search

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The job search process is a stressful one that inevitably involves a lot of effort and even some rejection.  Navigating the job search process on your own can be really frustrating, but the good news is that you don’t have to go it alone.  IES Custom Staffing can help you to make your job search… Read more »