Career Articles

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

Attitude Staffing is more than just customer service because it impacts people’s lives and futures. We’re investing in people. We are committed to our own people and take the time to help those who need it. Working in staffing means helping people accomplish great things, from helping that new college grad get the dream job… Read more »

How to Handle 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 key… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Stand Out At Your Job

It’s hard to stand out if 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 your career change is as seamless as possible.   Decide! Figure out which part of your job you can’t… 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 amount 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 a definite. You need to earn that in-person interview!… Read more »

How To Get Your Resume Past The ATS

As technology advances, so does 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 to a position that receives lots of resumes, many employers now use applicant… Read more »

Difference Between W-2 and 1099 Tax Form

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Recently,  lot of people are 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 a 1099. The reason for that is employers withhold deductions throughout the year from employee income and those… Read more »