Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

4 Steps to Ace Your First 100 Days at Your New Job

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Your First 100 Days at a New Job

Your first 100 days — or first 3 months — of your new job is your honeymoon period, when you’re feeling the most optimistic, energized, and productive. But it can also be overwhelming: interactions with new co-workers, learning new skills, and taking on new responsibilities that happen, all of which can leave you feeling burned… Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for the New Year!

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Get Your Resume Ready for the New Year!

As we get closer to the start of another new year, it’s time once again to break out the resolutions — a promise to exercise, eat healthier and save more. If you’re in the middle of your job search, or simply want to make sure your career is always headed on the right track, it’s… Read more »

4 Ways to Weave Your Industry Knowledge Into a Job Interview

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  Every job seeker knows it’s important to research a potential employer before the big job interview. But doing your homework involves more than just reading the company’s “About Us” page on their website. If you really want to hit your interview out of the park, it pays to spend time getting to know the… Read more »

Have You Been Ghosted After an Interview? Here’s What You Should Do

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  You were interviewed for a job you’ve been eyeing for months. Things seemed to go well — you answered all the hiring managers questions, she said she was impressed with your resume and they’d call you after a few days. But two weeks have passed and you still haven’t heard anything from the company…. Read more »

New Public-Private Partnership Bolsters Classroom-to-Career Pipeline 

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As released by Sonoma State University on October 23, 2017: Northern California’s Star Staffing Tapped for Career Services Pilot Program Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced a strategic partnership and career services pilot program with Star Staffing, a leading regional employment agency with… Read more »

How to Use Your Anxiety to Create a Productive Mindset

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  While anxiety may seem like an abstract concept to some, many of today’s workers and job seekers see it as a legitimate cause of their stress, making them feel constantly nervous and afraid to move forward in life. Entire books have been dedicated to “beating” anxiety or “getting rid” of it, but what if… Read more »

How to Become an Employer of Choice

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In a candidate driven market, standing out as an employer of choice is more important than ever. Beyond a paycheck, many candidates are seeking a positive company culture they fit into, perks that keep them motivated and management that listens and appreciates a job well done. While some of these things may be easier said… Read more »

Creative Solutions Lead to Success for Heidi and Her Team at Star Staffing

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  In the staffing industry, each client and candidate experience is unique. Understanding the goals of each side helps in the process of making that perfect match Star Staffing always strives for. When recruiting for a new position, we always have a conversation with the client, either in person or via phone to get the… Read more »

You’ve Received a Job Offer, Now What?

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  You’ve been on the hunt for a new opportunity, and you’ve just received a job offer. Now what? Here’s a step by step guide to responding to a job offer, including things to think about at every step. Say Thank You. First, be sure to thank the company for the offer and acknowledge that… Read more »

How to Rock Your First Week on the Job!

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  Your first week in your new job is important for many reasons. First, it’s a litmus test to prove that you were indeed a good hire. Second, your first week is when you can make a solid first impression with your co-workers. Third, getting off to a good start boosts your confidence, helping set… Read more »