Author Archives: St. Louis Staffing

Tuesday Tips: 5 Ways to Network at Holiday Parties as a Job Seeker

Introduce yourself.   Try to meet at least two new people and don’t forget the additional guests brought by invitees can be potential contacts as well. Talk less, listen more.  Ask good questions to uncover helpful information and ways that contacts … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Tips for Job Searching During the Holidays

Make the most of less competition.  Typically job applications slow down around this time of year so you will have less competition for the openings you find. Be flexible with your schedule. Companies may have limited interviewing slots available because … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Ways to Give Back During a Job Search

Share information. It takes very little effort to pass on an informational article that may provide insight into the type of job you are looking to land. Expand the network. Provide an introduction for a new networking connection in person … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Times to Send a ‘Thank You’ Note During a Job Search

After a telephone interview. Doing this will help maintain a positive first impression. After the face-to-face interview. Doing this extends the interview and is an opportunity to remind them why you are the right person for the job. After a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Tips for Talking Politics at the Workplace

Don’t do it. Stay productive and focus on the job at hand instead of wasting time on the latest political topic. Understand the ground rules at your office. Workplaces can ban political talks as well as posters, signs and buttons. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Quick Tips for Working With a Recruiter 

1. Consider recruiters who specialize in your field. 2. Make it easy for recruiters to find you and create a professional online presence. 3. Tailor your communications and update your resume to a recruiter’s preference. 4. Once you are in … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Things Every Job Description Needs to Contain

Heading information. Includes the job title, pay range, and hours. Job objective. Lists the responsibilities of key tasks as well as relationship criteria with customers and coworkers. States the necessary education, experience, training, and skills. Special demands. Include any special … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Things to Look for on a Company’s Website

Company overview. Learn and research the services, customers, and products offered through the organization. Employer brand. Companies will showcase employee testimonials, benefits, and other highlights to show why they’re great places to work. Events calendar. Networking is still the best … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Tips on How to Respond to a Job Rejection

Don’t get angry. There is no reason to take this personally and showing bitterness will scare off future employers. Show gratitude. Thank them for their time and remaining polite will keep you in a good light in case their first-choice … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: How to Use the St. Louis Staffing Availability Call Line

Call in after 5pm to 636-240-7823 ext. 5 Monday through Friday. Leave a voicemail with your name, last 4-digits of your social security number, phone number, shift availability, and method of transportation. Speak slowly and clearly. Leave in your voicemail … Continue reading

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