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3 Work Habits to Avoid

Posted by Marie Catallo

Oct 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Some work habits are downright scary. They’re the kind of bad habits that give our clients nightmares and keep human resource departments shivering with goosebumps.

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Topics: October 2017

Unbox Your Potential: 9 Character Traits of Successful People

Posted by Marie Catallo

Sep 21, 2017 10:15:00 AM

One of our top priorities as recruiters is setting people up for success – that’s why we love what we do! We work hard to understand what candidates are looking for in a job and what skills they have to make sure we are placing them in a job that is a good fit.

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Topics: September 2017

Why You Didn't Get the Job

Posted by Marie Catallo

Sep 7, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Searching for a job and watching the door close in your face time after time can be frustrating. You worked for hours on your resume and thought you aced the interview, but still no job. Don’t give up. Of course, sometimes everything was right, but there were multiple people in your position and the company could only choose one. On the flip side, there could be a number of reasons why and a way to improve your chances. Read about the most common reasons candidates don’t make the cut.

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Topics: August 2017

Workbox Careers: 8 Reasons to be a Recruiter

Posted by Marie Catallo

Aug 10, 2017 2:06:00 PM

Have you ever considered becoming a recruiter? People often think recruiters carelessly place candidates in temporary positions. Maybe you’ve heard the rumor that recruiters are impersonal, hard to reach and only in it for the paycheck. In our experience, nothing could be further from the truth. Maybe some recruiters are afraid to roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty, but not at Workbox.

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Topics: August 2017

What Employers Want

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jul 27, 2017 2:03:00 PM

The first step in a job search may be to determine if you have the experience and skills for the position(s) you are seeking, but it is not the only step. Regardless of the industry or the position, employers are looking for more than ability; they want workers who exhibit the following traits.

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Topics: July 2017

How to Retain Staff When Your Top Talent is Leaving

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jul 13, 2017 11:05:00 AM

 

You’ve probably read about this “War for talent,” and how it’s getting increasingly harder to find and hire so-called “Rockstar employees.” With the job market making a turn in favor of the interviewee, employers searching for the best-of-the-best have discovered the job market is turning into an arms race.

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Topics: July 2017

How to Improve Your Written Communication Skills

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jun 12, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Have you ever written an email that was misunderstood? Made mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and just simply could not create a concise message? Yeah, me too.

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Topics: June 2017

10 Tips on How to Survive the First Week of Your New Job

Posted by Marie Catallo

May 1, 2017 10:43:00 AM

You’ve done the hard part of applying, interviewing, and enduring the endless waiting – you finally have the job. Beginning a new job is certainly exciting, but being the “new employee” on the floor is not always easy. It means a new onslaught of “firsts” is coming your way: a new environment, new skills to learn, new hours, new procedures, and new management. Making it through the first week may seem like an uphill climb, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. Check out Workbox’s Staffing handy survival guide to help you make your first week on the job a breeze.

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Topics: May 2017

4 Ways to Be an Irreplaceable Employee

Posted by Marie Catallo

Apr 3, 2017 10:13:00 AM

What makes someone a great employee? It’s not that complicated and really comes down to the answer to a simple question – If you left your job today, how much would your employer really miss you?

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Topics: April 2017

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