Posts Tagged: staffing agency buffalo

How Social Media Can Cost You the Job


According to a 2017 Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring. For many, sharing every life detail and expressing every opinion publicly has become a habit (a bad one, at that). It would be foolish not to scope out how potential employees present themselves to the public. The…

Business Trips 101


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A huge industry conference seems fun and exciting until the overwhelming stress kicks in. Whether it is your first time traveling for work or you’ve done it countless times, there always seems to be a bump in the road. Here are some pointers to review before your next business trip to hopefully make your traveling…

Why You Should Never Take the Counteroffer



Figures from the National Employment Association reveal that 80% of those who accept counteroffers end up leaving within the next 6 months – either because they accepted another offer or were let go. Accepting a counteroffer may sound attractive at the time it is presented. More money in a role you’re already comfortable in? What…

2017 Résumé Tips – Freshen up for the Fall Season



In WNY, autumn brings out flannels, cider…and motivated job seekers. After a relaxing summer, we all could use a few resume refreshers. Whether you are looking for a new job or not, it’s always smart to keep your résumé updated. Although it’s important to make sure the information is current, it’s also significant to make…

5 Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid


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Your request to bring on additional staff members has finally been approved. How hard can it be to hire new employees? Whether you are new or experienced with the hiring process, it’s never an easy task for any organization. Not only is it a struggle to find the perfect fit for your opening, but your…

How to Ace a Panel Interview


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Like many job seekers, you feel more motivated than ever to kick start your job search now that summer is coming to an end. You updated your resume, applied to various positions, and you finally landed an interview. After quickly freshening up on your interview skills and everything starts to feel familiar, the recruiter calls…

Importance of Staying Relevant in Today’s Workforce



“In four years, you’ll have to relearn 30% of your job.” – Mark Niemann-Ross, author. Change is something many people fear and avoid at all costs. Unfortunately, in today’s workforce, ignoring change will eventually make you obsolete, and in some cases, unemployable. If you aren’t constantly pushing yourself forward and learning new skills to…

Why You Should Let Your Employees Work From Home


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Flexibility and work life balance are key words that will attract any applicant looking for a new position. Allowing your employees to work from home is a great benefit to offer that promotes both of these things. This perk is becoming more than just a millennial trend that many companies are adapting, although we understand…

How to Successfully Work with a Recruiter During Your Job Search



Looking for a new job? Partnering with a recruiter during your job search is a great way to explore opportunities that may not be posted anywhere else. Here are some tips to help you be as successful as possible when working with a staffing agency. Research Sending your information to every staffing firm will be…

9 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job



Application sent, interview complete, and now the waiting game. Frantically refreshing your inbox for what seems to be the hundredth time this week, the email has finally arrived. To your surprise, you didn’t get the job. Was it something you said? It’s unlikely that you will ever perform perfectly in an interview. Nerves are at…