The Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

At some point in every job interview, the hiring manager will allow you to ask questions. Typically, this comes at the end of the interview, but you might be offered a chance to ask them earlier in the meeting. Either way, when your turn comes, you should be prepared to ask questions that will help… Read More »

3 Tips for Breaking Out of a Job-Search Rut

Many job seekers fall into a job-search rut and don’t even realize it. Once they are stuck, their quest for a new job seems to go on endlessly. Not only that, but they start losing confidence and become hopeless as that proverbial light at the end of the tunnel appears to be moving farther away.… Read More »

Experience the Personal Touch at Select Staff’s Harlingen Branch

Ariana Tovar, Operations Manager at the Harlingen Branch of Select Staff, tells a story that speaks to the branch’s motto: Quick to Respond and Ready to Help: One of our employees accidentally shot himself in the knee with a nail gun while on assignment. A representative from Select Staff went to the worksite immediately and… Read More »

Stand Out at Your New Job with These 5 Easy Tips

You’ve just been hired. Way to go! You probably feel as if you’ve been through the wringer after attending all those networking events, reaching out on LinkedIn, sending out resumes, sitting through nerve-wracking interviews, and negotiating your salary. You earned this opportunity, and now you want to do your best and show your new employer they… Read More »

Simple and Affordable Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

Employee Appreciation Day won’t be coming around until the first Friday in March in 2020, but your employees are working hard for you right now and during the rest of the year. You don’t have to wait for that one day to show your employees you’re grateful for their contribution to the organization’s success. Sometimes… Read More »

When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

It’s not always easy to ask for help. Those who see asking for help as a sign of weakness should think again. It takes strength and courage to admit that you don’t understand something or are in over your head and need a helping hand. While everyone already knows you aren’t perfect and can’t handle… Read More »

People Make the Difference at Select Staff Dallas

After a severe hailstorm in the Dallas area, the three staffing and recruiting professionals at the Dallas office of Select Staff were tasked with finding a workforce for an auto auction company. The company needed to get hail-damaged vehicles cleaned up and readied for auction. They required 25 people, and the agency had two days… Read More »

Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

You have a job interview coming up, and you’re a bit nervous. Well, you’re terrified! Someone is about to pass judgment on what you say, how you look and what you’ve done in the past. If this person determines that you are the right fit for the job, your future will look bright. If not,… Read More »

5 Benefits of Companies Working with a Staffing Agency

It can be difficult for companies to find qualified people. All too often, the person they hire does not meet their needs sufficiently. This exercise in futility wastes time, money and productivity. It’s no surprise that a growing number of businesses are turning to staffing agencies to fill their hiring needs. These agencies have the… Read More »

5 Ways to Increase Productivity without Experiencing Burnout

Everyone, from the newest entry-level employee to the CEO of the company, wants to be more productive. But it isn’t always as easy as it sounds. An all-out effort to get more things accomplished can leave you drained and turn you into a candidate for burnout. It’s important to make intelligent choices about how you… Read More »