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Decode the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

    We’ve seen and heard about Silicon Valley’s casual hoodies, the jeans, the snowboards, and seen the ripple effect as first tech companies, then all start-ups, and now nearly every company brags about a “casual dress code”. If you’ve never worked in one before, it sounds heavenly. Just throw on what you wore this weekend,… Read more »

5 Ways to Excel at Work To Get Promoted

Show Initiative Doing the bare minimum never gets noticed in a good way and is rarely remembered. That one enthusiastic person with fresh ideas and takes on extra projects is the team player everyone wants to work with – and the person who will get a raise first. Notice that the wording is “show” initiative… Read more »

What to Write in a Thank You Note After an Interview

  Sending the perfect thank you note makes more of an impression when you’re competing against others and increases a positive impression. If your interview was perhaps on the fence, think about this as a way to tip the tables in your favor – even after the interview is over. Email vs. Snail Mail If… Read more »

5 Tips About Re-Entering the Workforce

Going back into the workforce is scary! No matter what reason you were out, it’s always good to have a refresher that will get you up-to-date FAST! DON’T DIMINISH WHAT YOU’VE BEEN DOING Unless you’ve been sitting at home, waited on hand and foot, and eating bonbons while watching daytime TV (unlikely) then you’ve been… Read more »

Why Job Seekers Should Use a Staffing Agency

Employers love to hire using a temporary or contract basis because it gives them flexibility, both for market demands and economic demands. To job-seekers, however, usually aren’t interested and want full employment, with the sense of security and the benefits it provides. So why use a staffing agency? There’s plenty of excellent reasons!   1.Get… Read more »

Awards for NESC Staffing!

Winners of Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction, 2018 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF NESC STAFFING! While it’s no surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention since 2015, here’s another reminder that NESC Staffing has won the Best of Staffing for Client Satisfaction for 2018! Here are some of the shout-outs and testimonials from our current… Read more »

4 Ways to Modernize Your Resume Fast!

Best part- they’re free and easy! FONT MATTERS Choose a clean looking font. Times New Roman is now overused and easily ignored. Choose something like Garamond, Cambria, Helvetica, or Georgia.  All of them are easy to read, prints cleanly, and look sleek. DON’T PUT PHYSICAL ADDRESS PHYSICAL ADDRESSES JUST AREN’T NEEDED, IF YOUR EMAIL AND… Read more »

Most Popular Reasons People Quit Their Jobs

In this era of low unemployment, it’s not surprising that some companies are now trying to lure away excellent employees from their competition. Meanwhile others are desperately trying to keep who they have from wandering off somewhere else. It’s now the perfect economy if you’re a job-hopper and lousy if you’re the one hiring. The… Read more »

5 Ways to Survive Winter While Stuck in a Cubicle

Just because it’s cold and depressing outside doesn’t mean it has to be when you’re working! STAY WARM Invest in good clothing layers, consider adding a small heater or electric blankets, and consider if more clothing is needed. BRING IN THE SUMMER Growing an indoor garden, even a small couple of pots on a counter,… Read more »