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Always Be Ready to Network

July 22nd, 2015

You may be at a convention or even just a social gathering. But as a savvy business person, you know these are more than just gatherings – they are also opportunities to network. These opportunities are everywhere, and you need to be ready to take advantage of them. Here are a few tips on how… Read More »

Handle Employee Conflict the Right Way

May 13th, 2015

Employee conflict is going to crop up. Employees are human, after all, and humans come into conflict with each other. A manager’s main issue with employee conflict crops up when the conflict starts to hurt workforce morale or productivity and becomes a distraction. Most employee conflict is minor – one employee likes the office warm… Read More »

Preparing Your Elevator Speech – How to Sell Yourself in Under 30 Seconds

April 22nd, 2015

It’s called the elevator pitch and the term has become quite well known. It refers to a 30-second sales pitch. What you are selling is yourself and making your case to land a new job. It’s based on the idea that people are busy, and you won’t be able to keep their attention for very… Read More »

Feeling Burnt Out? Three Signs You Should Start Looking for a New Employment Opportunity

April 8th, 2015

You have been working at your current job for a number of years, and, to use a traditional phrase, it’s getting kind of old. You no longer feel any enthusiasm when going to work. In fact, often it’s hard just to muster the energy you need to get your assignments finished. You start to wonder,… Read More »

Risk Management: Social Media

December 5th, 2012

To repurpose a famous quote from A Tale of Two Cities: Social media has brought both the best and the worst of times for your company. The best? Social media can improve your marketing efforts while allowing you to communicate almost instantly with your prospects, clients, employees, and job candidates. The worst? Social media also… 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 »

Do “Over the Top” Job Search Tactics Work?

February 15th, 2012

If you’ve done any reading about “how to find a job” lately, you’ve undoubtedly heard about job candidates who try job search tactics that are a bit out of the ordinary. The candidate who sends her dream employer a shoe with a note “Just hoping to get a foot in the door with you.” Or… 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 »

Inland Empire 2012 Job Outlook, Part 2

January 4th, 2012

We talked in last week’s post a bit about the job outlook for the Inland Empire in 2012. Let’s talk some more, because the news is getting better. Here’s a sampling of some recent news reports on the subject of employment in San Bernardino and Riverside counties this year. A December 20 report on InlandNewsToday.com… Read More »