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Job Offers to Candidates

“No Thanks… I Think I will Pass on Your Job Offer.” We have all been there and it is painful.  We invest thousands of dollars in running ads, reviewing resumes, and interviewing candidates only to be turned down and have to start the entire process all over again. After 17 years in the staffing and… Read More »

4 Tips to Tackle Hard Interview Questions Head On

4 Tips to Tackle Hard Interview Questions Head On Interviewing…. Just mentioning that to some people can cause anxiety or apprehension. Even though I have been with Career Options staffing firm for more than 15 years, I remember an odd interview question that I received while searching for a teaching job. “Lisa, if you could… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »

Resume Red Flags

In an ideal world, every resume that comes across your desk will perfectly describe someone you want to hire for a position your company currently needs to fill. In the real world, however, resumes aren’t this reliable. They can be an effective screening tool, but they can also raise concerns. Why did the candidate stay… Read More »