Posts Tagged: Pittsburgh Staffing Agencies

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There are lots of things you can do to maximize the impact of your LinkedIn profile – fill out the profile completely, use a great looking picture, come up with an attention-grabbing headline. But one strategy that often gets overlooked is picking up endorsements. Endorsements are confirmations from people in your network that you posses… Read more »

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Networking can be a stressful experience. You are often thrust into a room of like-minded professionals and have to make the best possible impression in the shortest amount of time. With that in mind, what kinds of questions do you think you should be asking? It is tempting to fall back on questions with simple… Read more »

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It’s natural, even inevitable, to have some doubts about the upcoming generation. But the simple fact is that millennials (born between the early 80s and early 2000s) will make up the bulk of your workforce soon, and are probably applying for your positions already. The good news is that much of the bluster about their… Read more »

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If you’re struggling to find an adequate number of candidates, or candidates with the credentials that you require, it may be time to revise your recruitment strategy. Rather than taking a passive approach in which you post a job description and wait for candidates to come to you, why not be proactive and go out… Read more »

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Like many ambitious professionals, you put in long hours, strive to complete projects on schedule and under budget, and regularly sign up to take on more responsibilities. Your hope is that this hard work will eventually lead to a promotion, better compensation, and more interesting responsibilities. And while this is certainly a great strategy to… Read more »

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Professionals who work in STEM fields almost inevitably reach a crossroads in their careers. They get better and better at the technical aspects of their job, get offered a management position, and then have to learn an entirely new set of skills to thrive as a leader and supervisor. Some enjoy the challenge and actually… Read more »

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You probably already have a LinkedIn profile. But if you are like most people, it mostly sits idle and doesn’t get much of your attention. That’s unfortunate, because when used to the fullest, a great LinkedIn profile can be a huge asset to your career in both the short and long term. Here are a… Read more »

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It’s standard practice these days for any employer to run a background check on any candidate they are thinking of hiring. Effectively vetting a candidate is often a process of peeling back layers of obscurity, and a background check reveals important information you won’t get anywhere else. We’ve collected some strategies to help you conduct… Read more »

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Office politics may seem like a minor concern, but under the right conditions, they can negatively affect your day-to-day operations in a major way. As a manager, it is your responsibility to keep your team organized, on task, and cooperative, which is why you need to be proactive about the creeping effects of office politics…. Read more »