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Understand Your Body Language in an Interview (Without Overthinking It)

When preparing for an interview, job candidates focus on researching the company, preparing answers for common interview questions, and having a professional appearance. All of these things are important. But there is one other key element of the job interview that many people overlook – body language. Don’t underestimate the importance of body language. Some… Read More »

Why Job Skills and Soft Skills are Equally Important When Writing Job Descriptions

The importance of technical skills, the so-called hard skills, in a job is undisputed. Job descriptions focus on these types of skills. However, companies should not forget about the soft skills as well when putting together job descriptions. Why Are Soft Skills a Key To Success? The soft skills are just as important. In fact,… Read More »

Building Up a Productive Mindset and Four Other Ways to be Better at Your Job

To become better at your job, you need to develop the skills to effectively manage yourself and your relationships with others. These are organizational, time management, and communication skills. Here are a few ways to put those skills to use. 5 Ways To Build Better Productivity Into Your Job 1. Get Organized If you want… Read More »

Congrats To The New Members of our President’s Club

At Opti Staffing, excellence is just what we do! It’s an intrinsic part of how we conduct our business, and the goalpost for which we strive. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare John W. Gardner once said: “Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.” Excellence, however,… Read More »

Simple Tips to Help You Become the Leader Your Employees Want

You want to have employees who are motivated, productive and innovative. You know that there are many different kinds of incentives to help with this – from salary, benefits and professional growth opportunities to a supportive company culture. But motivating employees begins with you, the person in charge. If you want employees who work hard… Read More »

Five Ways to Optimize Your Job Postings

  Job descriptions are often very dull, boring reads. They often look like laundry lists of required skills and job duties. The writing is an uninspired, just-the-facts recitation that plods along. They are a real turn-off for job seekers, who mostly skim over them or skip them completely, put off by the large, imposing blocks… Read More »

Spring into Action: 10 Signs You Are in the Wrong Job

Are you feeling dissatisfied at work? There are many different reasons for such frustration – problems with a supervisor, coworkers, workload or performance expectations. But your feelings could be caused by the job itself and the work you have to do. How can you be sure if this is the reason for your irritation? Here… Read More »