Make the Most of Your Interview with a Staffing Agency

If you’ve either approached or been approached by a recruiter from a staffing agency, congrats! You’re on your first step toward your next big career move. While an interview with a staffing agency might not be quite the same as what you might expect from an employer, there are still a number of tips and… Read more »

4 Ways to Keep Your Manufacturing Team Excited

The manufacturing industry has seen some very disruptive and truly exciting changes in recent years. The technological changes coming from IoT and manufacturing 2.0 have changed the way business is done, and even the work culture in the manufacturing industry as a whole. With all those changes, it can be difficult for employees to feel… Read more »

How to Be Awesome in Your Next Phone Interview

Phone interviews are a common tool hiring managers use to screen potential candidates prior to bringing them in for a formal face-to-face interview. While they are increasingly part of the standard hiring process, a phone interview is not necessarily something all applicants are confident in their abilities to deliver on. Here are a few simple… Read more »

You Didn’t Get the Job. Why It’s Not Over

It’s safe to say that sometimes you simply won’t get the job. No matter how qualified and experienced you may be, if the hiring manager thinks it won’t be a good fit, you’re out of luck. But don’t worry! These things happen. Part of the process of a serious job search involves dealing with rejection…. Read more »

Do Staffing Firms Charge Job Candidates?

This is a common question among job candidates who are new to working with staffing firms. The short answer is NO! Staffing firms are eager to bring on new and talented applicants to join their talent pool to provide the very best service to their customers, the employer. Today we dive a little into the… Read more »

Cold Calling Isn’t the Answer Anymore

There once was a time when marketing meant flipping through the phone book to find prospective clients. The art of the cold call was highly valued in the business world, and sales and client leads depended on a company’s ability to sell to clients on the spot. Today, we live in a very different world…. Read more »

5 Things to Make You More Productive

Productivity is key to being effective in the workforce, and equally so while looking for a new job. There are so many different factors that can influence whether or not you are able to accomplish the tasks set before you, that it can sometimes be an uphill battle to stay productive. If you have felt… Read more »

Visit Any of Our Branches and Win a $40 iTunes Gift Card!

All-Star Personnel wants to “help you be the very best, like no ever was!” To be eligible for the $40 iTunes gift card, you just have to do three simple things: Visit any one of our six All-Star Personnel locations Mention the word “Pokemon” Fill out a job application. That’s it! (Check out our winner from… Read more »

Learn the Secret to Successful Networking

Is your professional network working hard to help your career? Do you feel comfortable in a large networking event? Or do you think you could be doing more to leverage your professional connections to grow your career and expand your connections? Most professionals acknowledge that networking is a critical element in their long-term career success,… Read more »

Benefits of Getting an Online Degree

In today’s vastly competitive job market, the value of a college degree is unarguable. In our current economy, almost 60 percent of all jobs in the U.S. require higher education. Compare that to the fact that you only have to go back to the 1970s to find a time when the majority of American jobs… Read more »