Posts Tagged: Job Offer

Why the Current Job Market Give You More Negotiating Power

Why the Current Job Market Give You More Negotiating Power Right now, the WI unemployment rate is about 3.2% (To give you a reference, in 2010 it was about 9.3%.)  Most employees are currently working and companies are really struggling to fill open positions. Companies are offering higher wages, sign on bonuses, flexible schedules, and… Read More »

Giving Notice Without Burning Bridges

Many candidates are interviewing for new positions these days and have an influx of emotions. Nervousness, doubt, confidence and enthusiasm often play a role as a person prepares for the initial meeting. And sometimes, all feelings seem to occur at the same time. However, what happens when the role is offered and accepted? As the… Read More »

Ensuring New Employee Success with Effective Orientations

As the economy continues to pick up, more and more companies will be hiring.  While this is exciting news, some companies will be ill-prepared for the onboarding process.  The result? An unhappy or unmotivated new employee who becomes disengaged quickly.  Being in the staffing industry for twenty years, we have received feedback from many candidates that… Read More »

Leaving a WOW Impression When You Interview

After being part of the staffing industry for 20 years, I have interviewed many candidates.  Because our firm fills positions in office, professional, skilled and industrial areas, I have met a variety of different people.  Each week, it is a great feeling when a “wow” candidate comes through the door and has a very good… Read More »

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 »