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Congratulations! You got the job! Now comes the challenge. How can you succeed and optimize your current place within the company? What are some things you can do to keep your job, get noticed and move up the ladder of success? Don’t be late. Always assume there will be traffic and plan accordingly. Even if… Read more »

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As the economy begins to pick back up, your top performers may end up getting offers from other companies.  In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere. So what can you do to retain your best people? The key is to identify your top… Read more »

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At Westside Personnel, when we recruit for temporary contract roles, the top question from candidates tends to be:  “Is there a chance this may turn into a permanent position?” As a candidate for a contract role, the answer lies within you and what you can bring to the table. As a temporary worker, you have… Read more »

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Demand for warehouse workers is increasing by the year. It has always been true that the holidays create a high demand for temporary employees in the warehouse industry, but staffing agencies help job seekers to fill positions throughout the entire year. Distribution and warehouse centers are where the majority of temporary job seekers are able to… Read more »

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Jobs in the manufacturing industry are a great way to enter into a long-term career with little professional background or schooling needed. They also are very lucrative for those who possess the skills to work on the engineering side of things. CONSIDER THESE FACTORS BEFORE YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW There are few different things that will… Read more »

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Etiquette, as Emily Post once declared, is the science of living. It may seem stuffy and outdated to some, but having established social protocols can be helpful in unfamiliar situations. A job search, for example, is a time where it can be a blessing to have guidelines to follow to make sure that you don’t… Read more »

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What business isn’t looking to control expenses? Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and improving organizational performance. Used effectively, staffing services can save you more than they cost. Here are some key ways you can use staffing to reduce costs in your organization: Convert fixed expenses to variable. Develop… Read more »

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy.  So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like Arnold Schwarzenegger or be mistaken for a… Read more »

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Flexibility. Extra income. Work experience. An avenue to direct employment. The reasons people choose temporary work are as diverse as the assignments they select. But whether you are looking to earn some extra cash, or are seeking full-time employment, here are several things you can do to make the most of temporary assignments: Dress the… Read more »