Which Resume Format Works Best for Your Job Search?

Your resume is absolutely your best marketing tool when it comes to your job search. You are probably familiar with the need for a clean and concise resume that actively describes your work history and skills in a very professional manner. However, it’s not just the content of the resume that matters. The format of… Read more »

Show Leadership in the Workplace

Leadership is one of the top qualities that employers look for in job applicants. Management roles are the obvious positions that would require leadership skills, but you don’t have a traditional leadership position in order to be a leader among your co-workers. In fact, doing so even when you are not in a position of… Read more »

Do You Understand the Importance of Temporary-to-Hire?

If you are new to the contract-based employment scene, it’s possible that you don’t have an in-depth understanding of the different contract types available. There is, of course, the temporary contract, which provides employment for a set period of time. These contracts may be extended based on your agreement with the employer and your staffing… Read more »

Follow Up to Help Your Chances in the Job Search

Congratulations! You’ve successfully managed to attract the attention of a hiring manager with a stellar resume and cover letter. Better yet, you’ve presented yourself well during the interview and feel that you made a good connection with your prospective employer! Now what? Do you sit back and just wait for the phone to ring? Of… Read more »

Yes! Temporary Employment Should Be on Your Resume

Your resume is your single most powerful piece of marketing material. It provides employers with the information they need to understand what you can do for them as a new hire. There are a number of ways you can mistakenly present yourself and your work history in resume format, but did you know that listing… Read more »

Control What Appears When Your Name Is Searched Online

Hiring managers are relying more and more on social networks and online information to get a better idea of who you are as a person and as a professional, so you better know what search results are coming up when your name is searched online. While you can’t control everything that is said about you… Read more »

Your Social Media Posts Affect Your Career

Your personal profile online may not be quite so personal. Even if you have your privacy settings up to date, recruiters and hiring manager may still be able to look you up online. Depending on what your social media posts, they may not like what they see. All-Star Personnel discusses the importance of managing your… Read more »

Make Small Talk Enjoyable and Not Awkward

Are you the kind of person who finds small talk tedious or difficult? Whether it’s with clients or in an interview setting, small talk is an important skill no matter what industry you work in. Luckily, it’s not a difficult skill to master. Today’s article discusses a number of ways that you can make small… Read more »

4 Networking Tips for Introverted Personalities

Your professional network is likely the single most powerful tool you have in your job search. Given that connecting with other professionals is very important for career development, it can seem particularly daunting to jump in and focus on building your network. Introverted personalities in particular can have difficulty with networking, whether because of disinterest,… Read more »

Clean Up Your Resume for 2016

Your resume is the first and most powerful impression you make on a hiring manager. And if your resume isn’t pristine and a clear representation of your skills and experience, you are truly doing yourself a disservice in your job search. Most people focus on making sure formatting is professional and the document is free… Read more »