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Top 5 Reasons to Evaluate Staffing – January

Happy New Year! A new year brings new goals, and if you haven’t already re-examined your strategic plan for 2016, now is a great time to do so. Is staffing on your list of things to evaluate? If not, it should be. From goal setting to company growth, human resources truly are your greatest asset.…

Make a Career Change for 2016 – January

Are you unhappy with your current career? Well, there’s no better time than the beginning of a new year to decipher exactly what it is that is making you blue and make a career change. Here’s a list of questions to ask yourself before starting a job hunt: Do you like your current position? Do…

Our 2015 Year in Review – December

Our 2015 Year in Review infographic says it all! We’re proud to report steady growth. Our candidate pool has grown incredibly year over year, with plenty of high-quality job seekers. In fact, in 2015 we added and screened 136% more candidates than in 2014! Here’s to another great year together.

The Benefits of Giving Back – December

’Tis the season of giving back, and companies often choose this time of year to align themselves with a cause. Why? Because doing good feels good, and happy employees create a healthy company. At Activate Staffing, we do various things throughout the year to not only show our support for some valued organizations and charities,…

Hire a Temp = Try Before You Buy – November

As a growing company, it’s important to hire wisely. We know that savvy business owners always keep an eye on the bottom line, which makes the decision to add to your staff even more important. One way to be budget conscious while finding the right candidate for the job is hiring temporary help. Do you have…

Temp to Find the Right Fit – November

While many of us are looking for permanent employment, you shouldn’t discount temporary employment as a great way to get your foot in the door. Just as the employer wants a way to see if you’re a good fit, temping also allows you to see if working for a certain company is right for you.…

How to Build Your Network Instantly – October

Have you ever heard the adage, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”? When it comes to getting hired for a job, we know this is true. Hiring companies want to know that they are recruiting someone they can trust, and—even if there are multiple interviews—it’s a lot easier to get hired when…

Leverage Our Network to Find the Ideal Candidate – October

We know that you are busy. You don’t want to attend industry networking events every week to find the best insurance talent. You don’t have time to engage in a lengthy prescreening process when it comes to hiring candidates. But, you want to be sure you hire the best in the insurance industry. To make…

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The Best and Worst Words for Resumes – August

We recently shared with you that a recruiter spends 15 seconds or less determining whether a resume makes the cut or not. Resumes with certain words can inspire hiring managers to toss it in the “no” pile, while other words encourage them to take a second look and even pick up the phone to schedule…

SEO 101: Become More Searchable – August

You have probably heard of the term SEO, but do you know what it stands for? The acronym is short for Search Engine Optimization, and it’s become the standard for how savvy marketers gain a better organic ranking on search engines, like Google or Bing. If you lead a company or are trying to get…