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It goes without saying that the pandemic has changed the scope of traditional employment as we knew it. In some ways, the pandemic has brought many changes that are beneficial to employees and job seekers. For example, many job seekers are not bound by geographical constraints due to the increasing flexibility of remote work. Are… Read more »

Receiving a permanent offer for employment weighs heavily on many temporary employee’s minds. While the decision is largely influenced as to whether the company has money in the budget and a long-term need for another permanent employee, there are several things you can do to help increase your chances of becoming a permanent employee while… Read more »

Let’s talk about contract-to-hire positions. They have been quite popular for some time now, especially the last decade since the recession. Contract-to-hire jobs allow you to begin an assignment as a contracted employee for a given amount of time, with the possibility of receiving an offer for permanent employment. Some people hear “contract job” and… Read more »

Your resume is the beginning of your job search and it reflects you and your career path. Recruiters and hiring managers view your resume as your professional story. From reading your resume, we can learn about how you grew your career, expanded your skills, and gained new experience. Most people find the task of creating… Read more »

It is no secret that we are currently out of our “norm” when it comes to interviewing. Who would have thought that a simple handshake at your interview could be a huge no-no?  Times have changed and we are in unchartered territory. But as we know, life must continue. This means that job searches must… Read more »

Living in lock-down the past few months has been terrifying and unprecedented. It is nerve wracking to think we must get “back to normal”. What will our new “normal” even look like? As we all make this journey together, it is important to remember that we, as a community, must keep moving forward and help… Read more »

Did you know the Manufacturing Industry is pretty awesome? The movement towards STEAM based learning is on the rise, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. STEAM based learning fosters creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. These skills are beneficial in any type of career… Read more »

It is that time of year. Everyone is sick. Everyone’s kids are sick. Sounds of coughing and sneezing fill your ears from every corner of the office. You are just waiting for the aches and runny nose to commence.  Well – let’s try to be optimistic. Maybe you will be one of the “lucky ones”… Read more »

The end of the year is approaching and as you reflect on the past few months, you may realize that your workload has significantly increased and you’ve taken on a lot more responsibility. Is it time to ask your boss for a raise? The thought of asking for a raise can be absolutely terrifying. Consider… Read more »

We keep hearing a lot about company culture and how important it is. What exactly is company culture and how do you find out more information about it? Company culture is the personality of the organization. It is important to make yourself aware of a company’s culture before accepting a job offer there. Quite often,… Read more »

Interviews. It is the best predictor in hiring your next best employee. Or is it? Recently, employers are realizing that there are quite a few flaws with the interview process. From over prepping and cheat sheets to blatantly lying about previous work responsibilities, employers are faced with many challenges in identifying a candidate’s true potential…. Read more »

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work for a Staffing Agency? There is a lot of confusion out there as to what really goes on when you register with a temp or recruiting agency. McCallion Staffing specializes in Administrative & Professional Staffing as well as Light Industrial Staffing. We make every effort… Read more »

Let’s be honest – starting a new job is scary. It is even scarier after stepping away from the workforce to stay home with your children or avoid working throughout the pandemic. You may want to take a step back – or make a total change – in your career. Maybe you always wanted to… Read more »

Spring has sprung, and Employers continue to look for qualified employees to join their team. Unfortunately, a historic number of people quit their jobs in March – 4.5 million people! Quits continue to hit record highs as employees search for more convenient working accommodations and higher wages. This situation is beyond stressful for Employers across… Read more »

It is no secret that job searching is extremely time consuming. Most people admit that looking for a new job is more work than actually working. Creating and updating your resume, searching and applying to jobs, completing applications, interviewing, thank-you follow ups….it is a lot! As a job seeker, you want to hear a response… Read more »

Another Holiday season is quickly approaching, and the extra layer of added stress is real! Cooking, shopping, entertaining and planning… it all adds up, especially when the fears of Covid-19 (and all the variants) are still very much with us. Let’s throw inflation and rising costs into the mix. Oh, and perhaps you want to… Read more »

The “Great Resignation” is affecting employers across the nation. Many of the Baby Boomers retired early, women across the country were forced to stay at home with their children, and millions of employees have reevaluated their life and work situation overall. Employees have felt undervalued by employers for quite some time now, and the pandemic… Read more »

Searching for a job online can be very overwhelming. There are opportunities everywhere – across every industry- and they all offer different perks, salaries, and schedules. So, what exactly should you be doing to narrow down your search? There are several areas where you want to focus your attention when scanning through job descriptions or… Read more »