Answering Tough Interview Questions: Why Should We Hire You?

In every interview, tough questions are always on the table. But the toughest, and the smartest, question an employer can ask is simply why they should hire you. Here are a few of the best ways you can approach this blunt question, as well as a few suggestions of how to avoid answering it poorly…. Read more »

How to Deal with a Disrespectful Coworker

Occasionally, even the most professional employees may find themselves in a situation where they don’t get along perfectly with all their coworkers. Sometimes, personalities naturally clash. Sometimes, a coworker is outright rude. But that doesn’t mean it will serve you well to be rude back. Knowing what to do in such situations can help reduce… Read more »

How to ask Your Manager for More Responsibility

Growing your career means not just getting promoted or a great new job. It means taking on increasing responsibilities within your current role and excelling at those new tasks. But if you don’t ask your manager for more responsibility in your day to day, you might not get it. Or if you ask for it… Read more »

Do You Know About the Bonuses a Staffing Agency Provides?

Working with a staffing agency provides a number of benefits that most job seekers are not even aware of. The obvious benefit is help finding a job, but did you know that by partnering with a recruiter you also get the support of a qualified a career counselor, access to valuable industry and market insight,… Read more »

Get Rid of Your Bad Habits with Changing this One Thing

Bad habits might seem like minor nuisances in our lives, but they can be at the root of what is holding you back – both personally and professionally. By taking control of your habits, overcoming the bad ones and creating new, better ones to replace them, you are doing more for your personal growth than… 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 »

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 »

Do You Want to Go Back to Your Old Company?

Feeling a little nostalgic about an old job? Particularly when you are looking for new opportunities, you may find yourself looking back on old companies with a higher level of appreciation than you might expect. But don’t discount your past employers, because they actually are a great source of leads in your job search. If… Read more »

Is Your Next Job on Social Media?

Social media has increasingly become a powerful tool for employers to communicate with and recruit industry-leading talent. As a job candidate, you should be using social media to your advantage. If you’re not quite sure where to start incorporating this new medium into your job search, All-Star Personnel will discuss a number of ways you… Read more »

Clean Up Your Office Image Today

When it comes to how we present ourselves, image really is everything. If you are able to earn the respect of your colleagues and maintain a positive reputation in the workplace, you are safeguarding your career in the long and short term. If you notice you aren’t getting quite the respect you think you deserve… Read more »