How Do I Retain Employees After Maternity Leave?

However, for the returning employee, this can be a difficult time.  They’re tired, stressed, and getting very little sleep. They may not like the way they look, and they probably haven’t worn “real” clothes in weeks.  If they’re like me, they spent the first day drive to work crying, feeling guilty, and already missing their baby.  But now, they’re expected to walk in the door and get back to work.

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A Day In The Life of A Staffing Firm Recruiter

I am asked this question almost daily, “What do you do all day in your job” etc. My short version answer to that is; I am engaged with people 100% of the day whether that is clients, job seekers or internal co-workers. I am connecting with people daily and helping them succeed whether that is by understanding their goals and finding the perfect career path or speaking with employers to find the best possible talent and culture match for their team.

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How Much Experience Do I Actually Need Before I Apply?

We hope this blog gives you a few ideas on how you can leverage your current job or future internship to help you land a new position! There are many ways to find the right fit for you, your skills, and your experience. At the end of the day, although we took vastly different approaches we both working here at Celebrity Staff. We both are in roles that are fulfilling to us.  This applies beyond the soon to be graduates, we believe that knowing how to leverage your past skills is a vital element to successfully searching for a job no matter what. So taking a few moments to inventory your experiences and highlight what you are bringing to a prospective employer is a smart tactic for any job seeker!

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4 Ways to Improve Your Luck

Patty North wants to know… does your name always get drawn for office giveaways? Do you have a friend who always seems to be “down on their luck?” Are some people luckier than others? I really don’t believe in luck. Luck is defined as a success or failure apparently brought on by chance rather than one’s own actions. That definition doesn’t take into account that luck is a combination of a positive mental attitude combined with leveraging opportunities presented by a series of smart choices. The good news is there are things you can do to improve your luck at work and in life.

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Difficult Conversations and Conflict

Jobseekers can often bring raw emotions like fear, apprehension, and grief into interviews for Recruiters to sift through and find direction. Coaching candidates and clients cultivates everything from trust to annoyance and anger. Waiting for interview feedback is a time of anticipation, self-doubt, and optimism. Being a part of offering someone a job and helping them achieve their professional goals is a time of joy for all parties. Conversely being a part of letting people go or downsizing can be a time of disappointment and sadness.

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