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Down on the Job Search? Here’s Why a Recruiter Can Help You

If you are planning a job search in the Pacific Northwest, you don’t have to go about it alone. Looking for a job is a stress-filled, daunting endeavor, and a recruiter can help make the whole process easier for you. Are you aware of the role a recruiter can play in your job search? With… Read More »

How to Detect Morale Problems Early and Turn Them Around

Has productivity at your company been lagging? Does it look like employees are just going through the motions? These are just a few signs that you could be developing a problem with employee morale and culture, and it’s easiest to make improvements before they get worse. On the flip side, a positive company culture where… Read More »

Time for a Change? What to Expect When Job Searching Mid-Career

Whether because of a change in your industry or in your career goals, there are both advantages and disadvantages to searching for a job mid-career. The experience you have is an obvious advantage, as your track record of accomplishments and skills acquired will appeal to employers looking for well-qualified talent. With experience, you also know… Read More »

How to Make Sure Your Next Hire is a Team Player

Companies want to hire people who know how to work well with others. It has become more imperative than ever because teamwork is necessary today for companies to innovate and stay competitive. How do you find people who are good working in a team setting? During the interview, you can learn a lot about what… Read More »

Find the Cutting Edge: Five Job Search Tactics You Should be Using

Tired of applying for countless jobs online and waiting to hear back? There may be more you could be doing to find your next job! The work and preparation put in before applying, and the way you showcase your work as a professional, can make a big difference when it comes time to apply. If… Read More »

Real Success: Tanya McMorran

When we at Opti take someone on as a client or a candidate, we are making a commitment, a commitment to deliver our best, an effort that goes above and beyond. That’s what makes us so different. We do more than just provide a service, we forge bonds of trust, real relationships based on honesty,… Read More »

Real Success: Kendra Morgan

When we at Opti take someone on as a client or a candidate, we are making a commitment, a commitment to deliver our best, an effort that goes above and beyond. That’s what makes us so different. We do more than just provide a service, we forge bonds of trust, real relationships based on honesty,… Read More »

Five Questions to Assess a Candidate’s Self-Awareness

When looking for a new employee, you are always looking for person who’s a great fit technically, someone who has the hard skills needed for the job. There are other qualities you are looking for as well, the so-called soft skills – a person’s judgment, resilience, drive, creativity, adaptability and ability to work with others.… Read More »

What Can You Expect When Working with a Recruiter?

If you are looking for a job, working with a recruiter can offer you a number of advantages, giving you access to more employers and accelerating your job search process. Because recruiters work with employers and job candidates every day, they know the ins and outs of how the hiring process works and how to… Read More »

Real Success: Jeff Miller

When we at Opti take someone on as a client or a candidate, we are making a commitment, a commitment to deliver our best, an effort that goes above and beyond. That’s what makes us so different. We do more than just provide a service, we forge bonds of trust, real relationships based on honesty,… Read More »