Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Cover letters are your first real chance to engage prospective employers. There’s a reason that most employers request one in addition to an applicant’s resume. It’s because – when compared to a resume or CV – a cover letter helps answer the question that is at the forefront of a hiring manager’s mind: “Why do… Read more »

4 Tips to Find Work-Life Balance

Stress has an enormous impact on our daily lives, our relationships, and our work performance. Employers and employees alike are learning that the importance of a good work-life balance is critical to their bottom line. But deciding to focus more on work-life balance and actually achieving a well-balanced life are two very different things. In… Read more »

Follow the Directions When Applying for a Job

It sounds simple but a lot of people make basic mistakes when applying for a job. Don’t give a company the opportunity to eliminate you for a preventable mistake. Here are a number of things we see at All-Star Personnel that many candidates fail to do when applying for a job. Show Employers Your Commitment… Read more »

How Your Dress Affects Your Job Chances

While it’s true that employers are more interested in your skills and credentials than what brand of suit you are wearing, it’s important to recognize that how you dress does play a part in how you are perceived by a potential employer. Unprofessional attire makes a statement that you are likely unprofessional in other ways… Read more »

Non-Verbal Behavior Matters in Job Interviews As Well

There is nothing more important in a job interview than the impression you make. That includes how you present yourself, how you respond to questions, and the rapport you create with your interviewers. Non-verbal communication is as important as what you have to say. At All-Star Personnel, we learn from hiring managers that they aren’t… Read more »

What Should You Look for in a Recruiting Agency?

As a job candidate considering working with a recruiting agency, you likely have a lot of questions about what to look for from a staffing firm. You want to make sure you work with recruiters who have your best interests at heart, and who know where you will be able to put your skills and… Read more »

Tips for Interviewing With a Recruiter

Congrats! Your resume and cover letter have done their jobs and landed you an interview with a recruiter. But don’t think it’s a done deal just yet. You may have a foot in the door – and working with a recruiter is a great way to find a great job – but don’t let your… Read more »

Why Use a Staffing Firm to Find a Job

As a candidate, you may find yourself asking why you should use a staffing firm to find employment. There are a number of reasons why this type of job hunt may be the right choice for you. In today’s article, we go over the benefits of using a staffing firm to help you better understand… Read more »

Make the Most of Every Assignment

Flexibility. Extra income. Work experience. An avenue to direct employment. The reasons people choose temporary work are as diverse as the assignments they select. But whether you are looking to earn some extra cash, or are seeking full-time employment, here are several things you can do to make the most of temporary assignments: 1. Dress… Read more »