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Three Books That are Great For Your Career

No matter where you are in your career — just starting out, mid-career, or in a more senior position — you can never stop learning, especially in a modern economy that is changing so rapidly. Reading is a necessity if you want to advance in your career. It is something you should always be doing.… Read More »

How to Find a Job in a New City Before Moving

You have an urge to travel and see the world, and you would like to relocate. But this presents a dilemma – you need to find a job in your new location. You really would rather not quit your current job and then look for work after the move. The good news is by being… Read More »

How to Find CDL and Non CDL Driving Jobs

If you are looking for a good driving job, the first step you need to take is a simple one – contact Opti Staffing. We are always looking for skilled people to place in a job, whether they are looking for something full-time or as a contract worker. We know about positions that the general… Read More »

Beyond Famous Quotes: What Makes Us Successful

We all want success. People define success differently. For many, it is wealth, fame, power. For others it is simply being happy at what they do. Still others define success as making a contribution to our store of knowledge or making an impact on society. Our definitions may be different, but we are the same… Read More »

Finding the Sweet Spot on the Productivity Continuum

Productivity. It is a Holy Grail for companies looking to innovate, grow, and prosper. All companies are looking for ways to improve productivity. It takes a three-pronged approach to do it effectively – one is by having workers who are skilled at their jobs, two is by creating a culture of accountability, and three is… Read More »

Don’t Blow Off the Personality Test (and Other Interview Tips for Your Job Search This Year)

When you interview for a job, you are likely to encounter another kind of assessment as well – the personality test. Surveys have shown that a majority of companies are now using them – about two-thirds, compared to less than half in 2010. A Predictor of Performance As a job candidate, it is in your… Read More »

How Temp Life Can Help You Find the Work Life Balance You Want

People take temporary work for variety of reasons. It’s much more common these days because companies are using contingent labor a lot more than in the past. People often take a temp job as a bridge to full-time, regular employment. Others, however, take temporary positions because they actually like the lifestyle it affords them. One… Read More »

How Referrals and Reviews Can Find Top Talent for You

Reviews  Online reviews from employees can be a great recruiting tool. Job seekers are looking for honest, accurate information about a company, and they give a good deal of weight to what employees say. A job candidate is much more likely to apply to a company if he or she reads good things about it from someone who works there. Having… Read More »

Five Ways to Retain and Re-engage/Rehire Your Temp Staff

If your company uses contingent labor, you want to do what you can to retain these people so that your business runs as efficiently as possible. Constant turnover is not good for any business because it also requires time and effort to train new people. Retaining your contingent workers is much like retaining your regular… Read More »