5 Tips for Hiring During Low Unemployment

Hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming.  With the national average at 3.5%,  it’s the applicant’s market. The U.S. labor market is the tightest it’s been in recent memory since 1969. While hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming, there are a few strategies to make sure it doesn’t happen to your company.   Are… Read more »

Straight A’s of NESC Staffing’s Values

NESC Staffing's Values

Values are the heart and soul of what makes a company function. It’s important for both clients and customers to know what NESC Staffing stands for before agreeing to anything. From our start in 1984 in a tiny office to our current offices stretched nationwide, we have upheld these company values:   Attitude Staffing is… Read more »

How to Handle a Gap on Your Resume

How to address a gap on your resume

Have you got a gap on your resume? Maybe you took time off to take care of an ailing parent, or go back to school, or travel the world, or to take care of your children. Whatever that reason, you can feel like your job hunt is going to be much harder than if that… Read more »

Are You Reading Job Ads Wrong?

When you’re looking for work, it can feel easy to minimize how it feels to send out your resume and either be rejected or hear nothing back to just a number: “I only sent out twenty applications, so tomorrow I’ll send forty!” No. You’re focused on quantity when you should be looking at quality. The… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Stand Out At Your Job

It’s hard to stand out at your job is the same as many other people at the same company. This makes it harder to get a promotion, and this is even more difficult if all of you are working on the same project or all vying for one permanent or promoted position. So what can… Read more »

10 Best Tips for Changing Careers

Dread the thought of another day at your current job? Envying someone else’s line of work? If you just can’t stand the thought of going back there, check out all of our steps to make sure changing careers goes as smoothly as possible.   Decide! Figure out which part of your job you can’t stand… Read more »

 5 Most Important Phone Interview Tips

Why a Phone Interview? Why do managers ask for phone interviews? Phone interviews are used to narrow down the number of applicants who will be interviewed in person. If you get a phone interview, you need to know that making it to an in-person interview isn’t definite. You need to earn that in-person interview! Here’s… Read more »

How To Get Your Resume Past The ATS

Today we’re going to cover why an ATS is your first hiring hurdle! As technology advances, so do it’s interruption into the hiring process. While several decades ago a hiring manager had to sort sometimes hundreds of resumes by hand, that’s no longer the case.   What is an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)? When applying… Read more »

Difference Between W-2 and 1099 Tax Form

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Recently, a lot of people have been confused about the difference between a W-2 and a 1099 form and why it’s so important. Today we break it down for you! What is a W-2? W-2 is more detailed than 1099. The reason for that is employers withhold deductions throughout the year from employee income and… Read more »