How a Staffing Firm Will Get You Hired

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For most job seekers, the ultimate goal is to land a full-time position at a company of their choosing. However, that goal can sometimes be difficult to achieve. Staffing firms offer job seekers the chance to gain access to a career opportunity in two other ways: on a temporary or temporary-to-hire basis. These assignments can… Read more »

Why You Should Use Action Group Staffing to Help You Find Your Next Job

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Searching for a job can be a lot of work for one person. Add in any pressure to get that new job as soon as possible and the task can easily become overwhelming. By turning to a staffing firm like Action Group, you gain an entire team of skilled professionals that are motivated to help… Read more »

Why You Should Still Apply for a Job When You Lack a Required Skill

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Job postings aren’t legal documents, they’re advertisements, and as such – you shouldn’t avoid applying for any particular job just because you don’t meet every single “required” skill that is listed. Hiring managers write job descriptions intended to both lure qualified people to apply and fend off those who don’t have the skills and experience… Read more »

What Every Interviewer Wishes You Knew

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It might be hard to believe sometimes, but people who conduct job interviews want you to perform well in them. However, while they are rooting for you – they’re also rooting for every other candidate they sit down with. Furthermore, interviewers must take a sink-or-swim approach to their interviewees because if they get the hiring… Read more »

What to Know About Job Searching While Employed

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Job searching while being employed is tricky. However, it’s actually pretty common. According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps, approximately 73 percent of workers don’t have an issue with searching for a new job before leaving their current employer. Workers who look for a new job while still employed have the best… Read more »

3 Tips For Handling Internal Interviews

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Did a dream job become available at your company you’d love to apply for? When throwing your hat in the ring for a job opening at your employer, there’s a good chance you’ll at least get the courtesy of an in-house interview. Your employer may already have a very good sense of your abilities and… Read more »

Why Fatigue is a Cause For Concern with Workplace Safety

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Research has shown that about one-third of workers in the U.S. get less than six hours of sleep per night, and the result is chronic fatigue. The decision to go without enough sleep affects a person’s capacity carry out work safely. Tired employees have diminished motor skills and reaction time, which is particularly dangerous for… Read more »

Salary Negotiating Dos and Don’ts

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Job seeking is about more than just applying to jobs you’re qualified for and impressing hiring personnel in the interviews – you also have to make sure any job offer you accept includes a compensation package that meets your needs. Discussing compensation can be nerve-wracking, and you may be concerned about turning off the company… Read more »

Maybe I Shouldn’t: Why You Should Decline the Job Offer

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There are times you absolutely have to take any job offer you can get, even when you’re not thrilled about it. But there are also times when you can afford to hold out for something better. If you can afford to say ‘no,’ but aren’t sure if it’s the right move, you need to assess… Read more »

Gaps in Your Employment? How to Address Them

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Whether it was to raise young children, go back to school or the result of getting fired, many people have gaps in their employment history. Fortunately, employment gaps aren’t the death knell they used to be. The Great Recession made sure of that. If you’re currently seeking a job with a sizeable gap in your… Read more »