Why a Boring Job Doesn’t Mean You Need a Boring Resume

Your resume is like your business card in the world of online job applications. Employers likely don’t know much about you as a candidate until you hand them one little piece of paper. And that one document is your chance to make an impression. You can make that impression in the information you provide, the… Read more »

4 Tips to Overcome Job Search Nerves

A job search can do a number on anybody’s nerves. It’s hard work doing research, filling out applications, hunting down prospects, interviewing, and networking – only to receive several rejections before landing your next gig. Frankly, it’s a nerve-wracking experience. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are four tips to make the process easier… Read more »

5 Tips for Staying Active During Cold-Weather Months

Staying healthy and active during the cold-weather months can be a challenge. But don’t let fear of the cold keep you cooped up inside and vulnerable to seasonal viruses, health issues and even depression. Here are five things you can do to stay active this winter. Join a Class or Team Finding an indoor sports… Read more »

4 Traits that Get You Hired for Your Next Job

Employers are always looking for the best candidates who are the “right fit” for their company. But as an applicant, you may be wondering what those traits are and how they apply to you and your experience. The number-one place to look for that kind of information is in the job description itself, but also… 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 »

What to Do During an OSHA Inspection

Few things incite as much concern or stress as an OSHA inspection, but in order to remain a recognized and respected leader in your company’s industry, passing an inspection with limited, or ideally no, citations is obviously the best strategy. Oddly enough, at All-Star Personnel we have seen many employers who don’t know what to… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Workplace Safety Starts at the Top

At All-Star Personnel, we know it’s true that workplace safety needs to be a priority from the top all the way down to the bottom of an organization. It is a key responsibility of corporate leadership to emphasize the importance of safety to ensure that all levels of staff are aware of protocols and hazards… 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 »