Working with a recruiter or a staffing agency can be a major boost to your job hunt. Having someone in your corner supporting you and finding potential jobs for you is really valuable, but it requires on your end to make sure you are maximizing the value you are getting from the recruiter. 1) Provide Updated Contact Information This may sound obvious, but be sure to provide your recruiter with accurate and up-to-date cell phone…

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Here's a pretty common scenario: You’ve been working with a staffing agency for a while at a variety of assignments – a week here, a month there – and nothing seems to stick. What needs to change so that you can make that leap from temporary employment to getting hired on permanently? There’s a wide variety of things you can do to make yourself more viable as a permanent employee, but here are the essentials!…

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If you’ve never worked a temporary job or with a staffing agency before, you might be wondering what you could get out of it – why not continue applying to job sites on your own the old-fashioned way? While temporary employment isn’t for everyone, there are definitely some benefits you should consider! 1) Flexibility This is one of the most obvious advantages, since at SITE Staffing, for example, you can specify what shifts, hours per…

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Since the Recession in 2008, gaps in employment have been much more common than they once were. That said, you still need to be careful how you present your work history, both in your resume/cover letter and in interviews. Any gap of more than a couple months is going to warrant questions from your potential employer, but gaps happen for a variety of reasons and there’s almost always a way to put a positive spin…

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Maybe you’re fresh out of school and uncertain how to navigate the job market – maybe you’re still in school and need flexibility around your class schedule – maybe the company you’ve worked at for the last ten years closed down and now you need to get back into the job search – or maybe you’re currently employed but want a change in career but don’t know where to start.  People come to staffing companies…

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SITE Staffing Recruiter Profile Series Brenna Ratajczyk is a dedicated recruiter who helps the SITE Staffing candidates find the perfect jobs for them. Get to know Brenna in our recruiter profile series! What’s a typical “day in the life” for you as a recruiter? Brenna: Busy, busy, busy! We’re posting jobs, interviewing candidates, working with our clients directly to find out what their needs are, and trying our hardest to match up the applicants that walk…

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When you are looking for a new job, chances are the first place you turn to is the internet -- and for good reason. With countless job sites, employer career pages, and staffing agency resources available to you all online, it makes sense to start your job search here. If you're looking to speed up the job hunt process or just find jobs that are a better fit for you, check out these 6 tips…

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SITE Staffing Recruiter Profile Series Juanita Franco is a talented recruiter who helps the SITE Staffing candidates find the perfect jobs for them. Get to know Juanita in our recruiter profile series! What’s a typical “day in the life” for you as a recruiter? Juanita: Well, I think interviewing candidates, working with clients, and recruiting are what form the base of what we do. A lot of candidates come from referrals; keeping in contact with our…

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“In business, success comes down to meeting customers’ needs. That’s something SITE Staffing has effectively done for 21 years as it helps businesses find the workers they need.” On March 10th, 2017 SITE Staffing had the honor of receiving a Central City Business award from the Milwaukee Business Journal. Continuing from the quote above, the accompanying article goes on to mention owner Jeff Wein’s commitment to the Milwaukee community for the past two decades, as well as…

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SITE Staffing Recruiter Profile Series Maurice Pendergast, Sourcing Manager / Professional Recruiter. Maurice will be managing the new SITE Staffing office that is opening in West Allis. He has been in the industry for many years and has been with SITE for just over four months. Get to know Maurice in our recruiter profile series! SITE: What’s a typical “day in the life” for you as a recruiter? Maurice: A rollercoaster. Putting out fires, juggling…

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