How to Ask for a Raise – and Get it

Asking for a raise can feel like a delicate social situation. Using our step-by-step method, you can use your past successes, strong work ethic, and industry knowledge to prove why they should invest in you. It may not be easy or feel socially comfortable, but we’re going to consider the entire picture. You did the… Read more »

8 Bizarre Facts About the Workplace

“Work” as a concept is a fairly modern development. Do you know these facts about work?   Bizarre Facts About the Workplace Leonardo Da Vinci has been credited with writing the first resume According to this article by Fast Company, Fridays are the least common sick day And Monday is the most common sick day… Read more »

9 Things Successful People do Before Taking a Vacation

Setting yourself up for success before taking a vacation is easy enough for anyone to do with a few simple steps. After all, no one likes returning from a holiday to an overwhelming pile of work, endless emails, and far more to do than when you left. Avoid all that hassle and headache by using… Read more »

Addressing Salary Expectations in a Job Interview

There may not be any job interview question more sensitive or with the most potential to damage your chances than “what salary are you looking for?”. Not only is it difficult for many people to discuss money in general, but this question also requires a balance between the highest you can ask for without being… Read more »

Dress For Success for a Job Interview

Dress for Success Blog Post by NESC Staffing

What Does it Mean to “Dress for Success”? “Dress for Success” was originally the title of a 1975 book by John T. Molloy about how clothing affects personal and business success. It became a bestseller and he followed it up with The Women’s Dress for Success Book. These books promoted the concept of “power dressing”.… Read more »