Category: Talent Acquisition

5 Questions to Ask During an Interview

Interviewing can be either an exciting or stressful process. Preparing for the interview will help reduce stress and gain knowledge about the company. However, many job candidates fail the final interview hurdle without even realizing it.  At the end of an interview, most hiring managers will ask, “Do you have any questions?”  There are two ways to answer this question. You never want to respond with, “No, I do not have any questions.” This is like saying... Read More
at Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Squash Interview Nerves

You have a great resume and a highly sought after skillset. Your recruiter just landed you an awesome opportunity.  Your resume got your foot in the door; now it’s time to sell your worth. After all, who knows your story better than you?  This is the time when it’s acceptable to brag about your achievements. Your interview is coming up, but you’re nervous. Nerves are often tied to feeling unprepared. Utilizing a repetitive method for answering interview... Read More
at Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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How to Include Staffing Jobs on Your Resume

Many people are unsure how to list temporary or contingent jobs on their resume. You did all of your work at one business, maybe even at a cool company that would look good on your resume, but your paycheck came from a staffing company. So who do you list on your resume? The answer is simple: either or both . The key is to make sure it’s easy for a recruiter to understand what you did, where and when you did it, and why it matters. As long as you make that clear, and you’re... Read More
at Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Networking for a New Job

In the current job market, most people rely on the help of others to find their next position. If you find yourself job hunting, here are a few tips to maximize your networking. People When you begin the process, you should know the line of you’re interested in pursuing. Then, contact people you know in your personal and professional network and ask for 5 minutes of their time. Tell them about your employment intentions, and set up a time for an in-person meeting or phone... Read More
Posted by Scott Strickland at Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Technology's Influence in the Finance and Accounting Industry

As the world continues to thrive on technological innovation, nearly every industry is becoming further entrenched in the digital age. Even traditional fields such as finance and accounting are not immune to change. In a study from Ernst & Young, 58 percent of finance leaders are focused on combining leading-edge technologies with process improvement. Furthermore, where organizations once relied on their IT leaders to drive these changes, CFO’s are now reporting their increased... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Plough at Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Talent Agency Partnership

Finding and hiring the right person for a job may sound easy, but it can be a time-consuming process. In today’s job market candidates have an advantage in the process. That’s why many companies are turning to outside staffing agencies to pre-screen and qualify candidates. But like any relationship, communication is key and obstacles will arise so it’s important to find the right talent agency for your needs. Here are some helpful tips to ensure your experience is great:... Read More
Posted by Nancye Claxton at Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Interviewing 101 - Nailing your Interview

If you’re like most people, you probably think interviewing for a new job is a painful process - something to be dreaded. However, a little preparation can change that attitude and turn you into a great interview candidate. Here’s how we recommend you prepare for and perform during your interview. Prepare, prepare, prepare! Finding company information is easy, and it’s one of the most important steps to take prior to any interview. Learn as much as possible about... Read More
Posted by Scott Strickland at Monday, July 24, 2017
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Company Culture Should Drive Your Hiring Decisions

A great team is like an eight-man crew boat – it moves smoothly along when the rowers are coordinated and  moving in the same direction. Trouble begins when one rower wants to go in a different direction. That rower may not be a 'good fit' for the team. That’s a phrase you hear quite often in staffing: “She just wasn’t a good fit.”  Hiring candidates who “aren’t a good fit” can end up costing your company.... Read More
Posted by Dan Weddle at Monday, July 17, 2017
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We're a Customer Service Company that Sells Technology

In the age of technology, it can be easy for us to forget the importance of personal interaction, communication and contact. Although this can be said about all industries, it rings a bit truer when we discuss the industry that produces the technologies that seemingly separate us. A strong focus on customer service helps reach through this divide and reassure clients that we see more than their network and tickets; it reminds clients that we see them. At ProTech, we know this to be... Read More
at Friday, May 19, 2017
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A Great Resume Gets Your Foot in the Door

What if your first step in applying for a job was sending a photograph of yourself to the hiring manager? You would take extra care to make sure that photo was a good one. You’d make sure your hair was neatly combed and you were wearing presentable clothing. You’d make sure the photo itself was of good quality, with balanced color and a crisp focus. That’s the way you should think about your resume – because it is, in effect, a snapshot of your talents, skills and... Read More
Posted by Chris Flatley at Thursday, May 11, 2017
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