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How to Manage Your Emotions During an Interview

Interviews are stressful. There is a lot riding on them. Because they are so important, job candidates naturally go through a range of emotions depending on how the interview is going – excitement, satisfaction, anxiety, nervousness, agitation, frustration, and doubt, just to name a few. To perform well, however, it is important to have control… Read More »

Trusting Your Team is an Underutilized Leadership Trait – Here’s Why It Matters

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There are certain core values that are necessary for any group to function. Trust is an important one. Without trust, cooperation and collaboration are impossible. But trust exists along a continuum. There are degrees of trust. The bonds of trust among people can be strong or weak. You may be willing to trust a person… Read More »

Prepping for a Virtual Job Interview?

Job Interviews conducted by video are now common practice among companies. Most do it as a way to access more candidates, screen them more quickly, and save time and money doing it. So, if you are doing a job search, you are more than likely going to encounter this type of interview. Here’s how to… Read More »

Afraid of Negative Reviews? Three Tips to Responding to Less Than Flattering Online Reviews for Your Business

How Should You Respond to Negative Online Reviews? Opti Staffing

From time to time, no matter how hard you try, you are going to get negative reviews online. You just cannot please everybody all the time. When this happens, how should you respond? The first thing to keep in mind is that you definitely should respond. Ignoring the situation will only make matters worse because… Read More »

Discreet Job Seekers – How to Look for a New Job While Employed

Discreet Job Seekers – How to Look for a New Job While Employed Opti Staffing

Looking for another job while you are employed is a tricky situation. You need to do it – employers prefer to hire people who are already employed because it gives the hiring manager confidence in the person’s ability. At the same time, you don’t want your current employer to find out because that will create… Read More »

Social Media in the Workplace – Do You Need a Policy for Your Employees?

Social Media in the Workplace – Do You Need a Policy for Your Employees? Opti Staffing

The answer to that question is an emphatic yes. Employees are going to be on multiple social media platforms, and, like it or not, where they work is likely to enter the conversation. So the reputation of the company is at stake. It is obviously better to be proactive than reactive, so you can prevent… Read More »

Staying Current – How Often Should I Update My Resume?

Staying Current – How Often Should I Update My Resume? Opti Staffing

All job searches begin — and sometimes end — with the resume. It is the lynchpin. It gets the whole thing started. If it is good, you may get to the interview stage. If it is not, you have to begin again. So it is vital that your resume is up to date. And that… Read More »

First Day on the Job: Five Essential Safety Items You Should Bring to Your First Job Site

If you are starting a job in construction, or any similar type of work, you should know the importance of safety. You need the right protection for your eyes, ears, head, lungs, and feet. Generally, employers are required to provide personal protective equipment to workers in accord with OSHA guidelines. But if you prefer to… Read More »

Temp Work for College Students: How a Temporary Job Can Prepare You to Enter the Workforce

Temp work has a lot of benefits for job seekers, especially for those in college or recent college graduates. It is an option that college students should explore for a number of reasons: 1. Exploring careers One great thing that a temp job will enable you to do is get some experience in a profession… Read More »

The Zig Ziglar Philosophy: How Helping Others Reach Their Goals Can Help Your Company Succeed

It’s a counterintuitive path to success, but the man who advocated it was one of the best examples of how it worked. Zig Ziglar, who died in 2012, famously said, “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want, The Importance of Integrity Ziglar… Read More »