Posts Tagged: staffing agencies in Anchorage

Hiring Made Simple – Why a Partnership with Opti is a Smart Move in Today’s Market

Hiring Made Simple – Why a Partnership with Opti is a Smart Move in Today’s Market - Opti Staffing

Companies across the country are relying on staffing agencies to find and deliver workers where they are needed during the pandemic crisis. Public and private sector organizations are using staffing agencies to provide essential workers. As the pandemic continues to create a great upheaval in the job market, staffing agencies like Opti have the experience… Read More »

Make the Move – Why a Skilled Trade Job in Alaska is Totally Worth It

Many people believe that having a college degree is necessary to have a good career. But this is just not the case. There are definitely some high paying jobs that require a degree, but there are also many well paying jobs in the trades. In fact, for many of these jobs, the pay is comparable… Read More »

Managing Life’s Bumps – How to Spot Opportunity and Pursue It

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Opportunity is created as often as it is discovered. Thomas Jefferson commented on this phenomenon when he said that he believed in luck, and the harder he worked, the luckier he was. The more sustained effort we can muster, the more opportunities that tend to spring from it. But how do you spot these opportunities… Read More »

The Ups and Downs of Business Require Hiring Intelligence

Businesses spend a lot of time recruiting and hiring, but according to some prominent management experts, they don’t do a very good job of it. Companies today focus on passive job candidates, they try to recruit as many people as possible, they outsource their recruiting, they use applicant tracking software and vendors who claim to… Read More »

Longevity Still Matters at a Job

In the past, the amount of time a person stayed in a particular job mattered more than it does today. At one point in time, people spent their entire career at one company. If a person moved around a lot, he or she was known as a job hopper, and this was a red flag… Read More »

Have Trade Skills? It’s Time for the Move!

Have Trade Skills? It’s Time for the Move! - Opti Staffing

Traditionally, jobs in the skilled trades have been regarded rather dismissively, good only for those who were not academically oriented enough for college. Many believed these kinds of jobs could not provide the kind of income that a college education could. But these stereotypes have become outdated. The skilled trades today not only require a… Read More »

Looking for a Job Doesn’t Need to be a Pain

Looking for a Job Doesn’t Need to be a Pain - Opti Staffing

Job searches can be stressful and time-consuming. But a little planning and focus can help save you a lot of time and wasted effort. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help your job search be more efficient and effective. 4 Ways to Make Your Job Search More Successful 1. Use social… Read More »

How to Take the Pain Out of Hiring

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When companies have trouble with their hiring process, it is usually in one of the following areas. Here are some common problems firms encounter when looking for new employees and what companies can do to improve the situation. 4 Hiring Pain Points You Don’t Need To Face Alone 1. Hiring managers are poor interviewers. Interviewing… Read More »

The Hot Summer Months and Your Employee Wellbeing

The Hot Summer Months and Your Employee Wellbeing - Opti Stafing

It’s no secret that productivity drops off over the summer – as much as 20 percent according to some studies. There are a number of reasons for this. One of the more obvious causes is the weather. It’s a little harder to focus on your work when the sun is shining outside, and there is… Read More »

The Hard Skills and the Soft Skills Matter – Here’s Why

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Hard skills, soft skills – what exactly are they? Hard skills are the technical skills, the kinds of abilities based on objective, clear-cut, unchanging knowledge. They are the ability to manipulate the tangible world of objects. Examples of hard skills are accounting and finance, engineering, coding, construction design. Soft skills are more amorphous and open… Read More »