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Discover Your True Hiring Needs Before Hanging Out the Hiring Sign

April 15th, 2015

One of your employees has just left the company. The next logical step for most companies would be to conduct a search to replace him or her. That means digging up the job description and posting it. This all may seem routine, but it shouldn’t be. In fact, before you even think about posting that… Read More »

How to Find Work in a High Unemployment Area

April 11th, 2012

Unemployment in California still high, with those figures jumping precipitously in the Inland Empire. Here at Arrow Staffing, we see the frustration in our job seekers every single day. So we’ve come up with a few tips to help Riverside and San Bernardino county job seekers find work. Please read below: 1) Naturally, we believe… Read More »

Job Search Tips for 2012

March 14th, 2012

We’re well into 2012. Have you been following up with that “find a job” New Year’s resolution? If not – or even if you have been diligent about searching – below are several tips that could help you in your search this year. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile yet, create yours. Many companies… Read More »

U.S. Manufacturing Sees Growth in 2012

February 29th, 2012

Earlier this year we wrote about the potential job market for the Inland Empire in 2012. San Bernardino and Riverside counties are full of distribution centers and manufacturers, so we thought it would be interesting to see where manufacturing in the country as a whole is headed. Bloomberg.com reported Dec. 6 that a survey by… Read More »

After the Interview: Now What?

February 8th, 2012

You’ve just returned home from a job interview. You think you did pretty well. You know you’re a good fit for the job. Now what? Now for the follow up. Yes, it’s time for more work. You didn’t think you could just do a great job at an interview and leave it at that, did… Read More »

Doing What Needs to be Done: Finding Willpower for the Job Search

January 25th, 2012

Looking for work is, to put it lightly, not pleasant. The inherent rejection (you’ll hear “no” more often than “yes”). The constant applying for positions. The resume and cover letter writing. The networking. The skils testing. The interviewing. The writing thank you letters. Looking for work is work and it’s easy to get started but… Read More »

Are You Being TOO Picky When Hiring?

January 18th, 2012

Are you having a hard time finding skilled and reliable workers? If so, you’re not alone. The Wall Street Journal in November reported that the “U.S. labor pool has nearly 14 million unemployed workers, yet more small businesses complain about the dearth of qualified workers.” Many employers, the article continued, “blame” the “poor” U.S. educational… Read More »

How to Find a Job FAST!

December 15th, 2011

It IS possible to find a full-time position quickly. As in one or two months But it will take exceptional focus, determination and very hard work on your part. Are your ready for the steps it will take to get yourself a new job in a month or two? Are you ready to work harder… Read More »

Is it Ever OK to Quit Without Giving a Reason?

October 26th, 2011

Let’s say you’re in the enviable position of having to quit a current job in order to take another, perhaps with a competitor. Or you need to quit in order to take care of an ill family member. Or your side business has grown to the point where it will support you and so you… Read More »

Is it OK to Ask if You Got the Job?

September 28th, 2011

Short answer: You bet! But…there’s an art to it. First of all, you always, always, always should tell the hiring manager near the end of your interview that you would like to be hired for the position. Simply state, perhaps while you’re shaking hands goodbye, something along the lines of the following: “Ms. Smith, I’m… Read More »