Meet Your Recruiter, Fabiola Humphrey!

Putting a name to the job can make a big difference in the success of your job search. So we’re thrilled to help you get to know our recruiting team! Today we’re talking with Fabiola Humphrey. She’s been working with us at All-Star Personnel for almost 4 years and brings a host of amazing skills and… Read more »

Do Temp Positions Have Benefits?

The short answer is yes! Many staffing firms treat their contractors with the same consideration and commitment to health and wellbeing that they would for long term employees. Working with a staffing agency provides several benefits beyond simply helping candidates find a job. They can provide employment benefits, such as healthcare, 401k plans, group insurance,… Read more »

Getting Through The 3pm Slump

Getting through the day can feel like a struggle, especially during those few hours after lunch. Energy levels drop. Focus tends to wander. Fatigue catches up with us. And often our motivation slows down in response to all these other influences. But the work day doesn’t stop when we lose energy. Most days finding a… Read more »

Advance Your Manufacturing Career with These Tips

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It might be surprising to note, but the U.S. is expecting to see a significant demand for manufacturing workers in the coming years. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were around 264,000 job openings in the manufacturing industry in March of 2014. While employment in manufacturing is projected to decline in the… Read more »

5 Ways You’ll Get Caught in a Resume Lie

It can be tempting to exaggerate or pad a resume to make it more relevant for a role you are especially interested in. But the risk of doing so is pretty high. There are many ways a hiring manager can spot a resume liar, so be careful. Here are just a few ways you can… Read more »

How do You Write a Resume for a High School Graduate?

School’s out! You want to get some work experience but have very little or no actual work history.  Here are some tips for what to put on your resume to help you catch your future employer’s eye.   Feature Your Education and Achievements  One of the advantages of LinkedIn, when compared to your resume, is that… Read more »

Stress at Work – 4 Tips to Overcome

Stress is a normal part of the workday, but when it becomes overwhelming, it can have negative health impacts. And while employers and employees alike are learning that the importance of a good work-life balance is critical, overcoming stress at work can seem like something well out of your control.  Here are four things you… Read more »

New Career? New Resume? How to Create a Resume that Gets You a Job in a New Industry

Changing industries mid-career can seem daunting. But don’t let a career change slow you down. So many skills and experiences are completely transferable across industry lines, but you need to position yourself correctly to make sure you are coming across as knowledgeable and prepared to make the change rather than starting from zero. Here are… Read more »

Boring Interview Questions Don’t Require Boring Answers

Preparing for an interview can be one of the toughest parts of your job search. It requires lots of preparation, practice, and confidence to get it just right. A big part of your preparation should be rehearsing your best answer to common interview questions. Even the boring ones. But you don’t want to provide a… Read more »

We Thought Your Job Interview Was Tomorrow. What to Do When You’re a Day Early

Nothing could be worse than being a day late for your interview. But being a day early can be equally difficult to rebound from. Here’s why. It’s all about your attention to detail. Interview Prep When it comes to getting ready for an interview, the preparation is key to the process. If you were scheduling… Read more »