Shaky On Your Staffing Firm Knowledge?

A staffing firm is kind of like Chandler Bing’s job: everyone knows it exists – and that it’s important – but no one can really explain what it is. In short, recruiters help match the right candidates with the right employers. While many companies have in-house HR departments, staffing and recruiting firms can help when theContinue reading “Shaky On Your Staffing Firm Knowledge?”

Do You Manage Your Career Like A First Date?

First date.. Career… You heard me correctly! Do you manage your career like a first date? I remember what it was like to be single. That was over thirty years ago but I remember the awkward feelings of trying to find someone who would just go out with me on a date. When I graduatedContinue reading “Do You Manage Your Career Like A First Date?”

Experience vs Fresh Graduate

There has been some confusion among the workplace and job seekers on whether companies will, or should, hire young individuals right out of college or hire/keep the older, more experienced employee. Being a senior in college, my worry of getting hired right after graduation has skyrocketed. Why would businesses hire a freshly graduated job seekerContinue reading “Experience vs Fresh Graduate”

5 useful ways to fill in time when hoping for a job interview

I find too many job seekers who are ill prepared during their job search. The first two things that you should do when seeking a new employer is 1. Make sure that your social sites are private – if they are your source of socializing and 2. make certain that your voicemail message is professionalContinue reading “5 useful ways to fill in time when hoping for a job interview”

What’s “Fit” Got to Do With It?

Companies today are looking for more than just education, experience, and transferable skills.  With an increasing price tag on turnover, recruiters and hiring managers are looking deeper into the intangibles.  The article below gives good perspective on what “fit” has to do with anything. How often have you heard something like this when you’ve beenContinue reading “What’s “Fit” Got to Do With It?”

5 Ways to Become an Efficient Job Seeker

Are you the kind of job hunter who feels that the search is taking over your life? Perhaps you sense that you’re spinning your wheels, putting in lots of hours looking for that new job and never gaining traction. Maybe you can relate to the person who stays up ’til all hours of the night,Continue reading “5 Ways to Become an Efficient Job Seeker”

Elwood Staffing is looking for HUNTERS!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, sales professionals with a hunter’s mentality who are experienced in business-to-business sales and able to work successfully in a fast-paced environment. The successful ASC candidate will: have demonstrated proficiency in identifying, qualifying, and closing business will have proven success in selling in the service industry be highly self-motivated with a key senseContinue reading “Elwood Staffing is looking for HUNTERS!”