Treat Workplace Bullying Seriously to Earn Respect

When recruiting in a competitive job market, employers need to put serious thought into how they present themselves as a company. Corporate culture and quality of work product are both very important in building a good reputation among candidates, but there is a very real issue in the workplace that many companies simply have not… 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 »

Why Your Workplace Needs to Enforce a Mobile Device Policy

Are you dealing with a staff that is often distracted by their mobile devices? It’s a common problem in the workplace, but you should also keep in mind that it is very difficult for most workers to completely avoid being on their mobile devices during the day. It’s important to consider and really evaluate what… 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 »

Have You Asked Your Current Employees for Referrals?

The best referrals for potential job candidates can come right from your current employees. Just think, your staff intimately know what type of person will succeed within your unique corporate environment, as well as the skills and qualifications necessary to get the job done. They also are likely to have positive relationships with other professionals… 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 »