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How to Job Search in 2017

The job search we once knew is no more. Gone are the days of newspaper ads and cold-calling for open vacancies. Of course resumes, networking and interviewing are still extremely important, but they are just part of a bigger process. Apps, video resumes, Google, LinkedIn and social media all play an crucial role in your new job search. Google and LinkedIn are gaining popularity among recruiters, who used to solely rely on job databases such as Monster and Careerbuilder. 

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Interview Prep Guide for Your Interview: Before, During, and After

You submitted your resume online for a job that sounded right up your alley. It could be a perfect fit. To your delight, you received a call from a recruiter and they would like to bring you in for an interview. Perfect! Prepping for an interview is slightly time-consuming, but it isn't difficult. But, have you prepped for what could happen during the interview, as well as after the interview? Take a look at our Interview Prep Guide for Your Interview: Before, During, and After.

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What NOT to Say on Your Interview

Honesty is always the best policy. However, some things are better off left unsaid, if possible, when you are trying to land that new job. Don't ruin your interview. Here is what not to say on your interview:

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40% of Adults Use Agencies to Secure Temporary and Contract Employment

Temporary and contract employment has been on the rise in the United States.  Both job seekers and employers have realized many beneficial outcomes as a result of temporary and contract employment. But how many people actually  use a staffing agency to find new employment?  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and American Staffing Association, quite a few job seekers have successfully secured employment by means of a staffing agency!  Check out more facts below.
 
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Curious about working with a Pennsylvania temp agency? Read this.

Ever wonder what it is like to work for a Pennsylvania temp agency? There is a lot of confusion out there as to what really goes on when you register with a temp agency. McCallion Staffing Specialists specializes in Administrative & Professional Staffing and Light Industrial Staffing. We make every effort to ensure the process is quick and painless for you. Upon registering with McCallion Staffing, you become eligible for the open job positions that fit with your work history, skill set, salary requirements, commute parameters, and all of the other fine details on your job "wish list". A Recruiter will contact you about open positions and you have the opportunity to choose if you would like your resume to be submitted to the company. Keep in mind, many of these open positions are exclusive to McCallion Staffing and are not posted on the regular public job boards. Your Recruiter will then present your resume to the company, and will coordinate the interview and hiring process as needed. McCallion Staffing does NOT withhold any portion of your paycheck, or charge a fee to you, for using our hiring services. The company where you work on-site pays McCallion Staffing a fee for providing them with such a wonderful new hire (YOU!). Our services are 100% free for temporary employees. In addition, you will receive your paychecks from McCallion Staffing on a weekly basis. We offer health insurance, holiday pay, performance bonuses, and direct deposit. In addition, our Recruiters will always try to set you up for success by offering support and advice throughout your job search. Think of us as your biggest cheerleader! Click here to learn more about what we offer. Job seekers have had success with McCallion Staffing since 1979!  Will you?

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What is it like to work for a Temp Agency?

Ever wonder what it is like to work for a temp agency? There is a lot of confusion out there as to what really goes on when you register with a temp agency. We make the process quick and painless at McCallion Staffing. To review a step-by-step guide of our registration process, please click here. Upon registering with McCallion Staffing, you become eligible for the open job positions that fit with your work history, skill set, salary requirements, commute parameters, and all of the other fine details on your job "wish list". An Account Manager or Recruiter will contact you about open positions and you have the opportunity to choose if you would like your resume to be submitted to the company. Keep in mind, many of these open positions are exclusive to McCallion Staffing and are not posted on the regular public job boards. Your Account Manager or Recruiter will then present your resume to the company, and will coordinate the interview and hiring process as needed. McCallion Staffing does NOT withhold any portion of your paycheck, or charge a fee to you, for using our hiring services. The company where you work on-site pays McCallion Staffing a fee for providing them with such a wonderful temporary employee (YOU!). Our services are 100% free for temporary employees. In addition, you will receive your paychecks from McCallion Staffing on a weekly basis. We offer health insurance, holiday pay, performance bonuses, and direct deposit. Click here to learn more about what we offer. Job seekers have had success with McCallion Staffing since 1979!  Will you?

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Never Tell Your Interviewer These 5 Things

Honesty is always the best policy. However, some things are better off left unsaid, if possible, when you are trying to land that new job. Avoid these 5 statements during your interview:

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40% of Adults Use A Staffing Agency to Secure Employment

Temporary and contract employment has been on the rise in the United States.  Both job seekers and employers have realized many beneficial outcomes as a result of temporary and contract employment. But how many people actually  use a staffing agency to find new employment?  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and American Staffing Association, quite a few job seekers have successfully secured employment by means of a staffing agency!  Check out more facts below.
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Looking For A Job? Register With McCallion Staffing

Are you unemployed, or just looking for a career change?  McCallion Staffing works with companies who are hiring temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent employees. We have access to many jobs that are not otherwise advertised online, as we exclusively and confidentially recruit for our clients.  We recruit for many different types of jobs, including, but not limited to:

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Goodbye, Interview Jitters!

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Do you get nervous before interviewing?  We've all been there, and it is nerve wracking.  You want to show your potential new employer everything that your resume doesn't say about you. 

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