Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

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 »

3 Crucial Skills for Anyone Applying to Be a Forklift Operator

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  Star Staffing is looking for a forklift operator with experience in operating forklift trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries, and move loads to and from storage areas, machines, and loading docks. It’s a job that plays a vital role in industrial, manufacturing, and construction facilities, which require fast and efficient movement of… Read more »

Discreet Ways to Look for Work While You’re Still Employed

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  Are you happily employed with a company you actually love working for? If so, the last thing on your mind right is to look for a new job, right? But there are actually several good reasons why you should keep your keep your ear to the ground for any potential job opportunities. For starters,… Read more »

4 Invaluable Lessons Being Fired Will Teach You

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  It’s easy to view termination as the end of the world. For many of us, it is. You may have revolved your life, time, and choices around your work such that getting terminated must have felt like having the ground sink under your feet. Nonetheless, there are silver linings to what seem like terrible… Read more »

4 Ways to Gauge Your Interviewer’s Reaction Through Their Body Language

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No interviewee wants to mess up their job interview. But you probably also know that some things are out of your control. Take for example your anxiety, which can get the best of you and cause you to say the wrong things. But how do you know said something wrong, besides the obvious interview faux… Read more »

4 Tips to Hire the Best Receptionist You’ll Ever Have

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  Staffing services firms know how valuable a skilled receptionist can be for any company. Every time someone matching all the qualities of a great receptionist surfaces on the job market, you can bet that other companies will jump on the chance to hire that person right away. The key to hiring a receptionist in… Read more »

3 Ways to Quit Your Job and Remain Professional

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The decision of quitting your job is usually a tough one. It can be a major change for your life, your career, and your family.  And because quitting a job usually stems from unhappiness, dissatisfaction or other negative emotions, it can be easy to leave in an impulsive and angry manner. But in a world… Read more »

4 Job Interview Answers You Should Keep Short and Simple

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  Many job searchers believe the longer their interview, the better their chances of getting the job. So they try to give lengthy answers to all questions in an effort to impress. But if you ask staffing firms and hiring managers, a little bit of brevity from time to time might actually improve your chances… Read more »

A Four-Point Plan for Finding Work After Getting Fired

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Being fired from your job can feel like the end of the world, especially if you didn’t see it coming. First, you may be sad and angry, which may turn into shame and fear over having a black mark on your resume. But the truth is that most people have experienced being dismissed from work… Read more »