The role of an administrative assistant and secretary has existed for many years, even before the Roman Empire. The job was occupied by men during this time, as they handled the bookkeeping and dictations from their leaders. Moving through history, the “secretaries” had an elevated status and held prominent positions.

“I posted a job but only got a few unqualified candidates. What did I do wrong?” Believe it or not, 75% of all jobs posted do not receive a single application. There are several reasons for this phenomena: Did you post a job description that has existed for many years and uses words like requirements… Read more »

Hiring is always a challenge! You are looking for the perfect skill set, the right personality fit and of course trying to figure out if they are a good fit with your corporate culture. It is extremely difficult to try and determine these factors during an interview. One tried and true method that has been… Read more »

Employee turnover is inevitable. All hiring managers know that you win some, and you lose some. However, you may have an issue if it seems like more employees are jumping ship than usual.  What is causing your employees to leave for other opportunities? We took a poll amongst candidates who have registered with us and… Read more »

Honesty is always the best policy. However, some things are better off left unsaid, if possible, when you are trying to land that new job. Avoid these 5 statements during your interview:

If you are like many job seekers out there, you may have one, two, or several employment gaps in your resume, especially after the job market crashed a few years ago.  Don’t fret yet — this will not always count against you in your endeavor for a new job.

Well, it’s that time of the year to keep the Purell handy.  Flu season!  As if interviewing isn’t stressful enough, the thought of having to cancel and reschedule the interview that you’ve been anticipating seems absolutely dreadful. However, make the best decision for everyone…..and stay at home!  

Temporary and contract employment has been on the rise in the United States.  Both job seekers and employers have realized many beneficial outcomes as a result of temporary and contract employment. But how many people actually  use a staffing agency to find new employment?  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and… Read more »