Are Your Unemployment Benefits Ending? How to Find a New Job

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced many Missouri businesses to furlough or lay off workers. It also led the federal government to provide unemployment benefits to those impacted by the pandemic.    However, federal unemployment benefits programs are no longer available in Missouri. As such, Missouri residents who have relied on unemployment benefits during the pandemic may face a steep financial burden.   Fortunately,… Read more »

Job Fair in Pacific, MO – June 15th, 2021

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Looking for great jobs in Pacific, MO or Franklin County? Westside Personnel is here to help! We are holding a job fair on June 15th, 2021 at The Magnet Group at 300 Westlink Dr, Washington, MO 63090 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We have immediate full-time job openings available for: General Laborers Light Industrial… Read more »

Job Fair in Pacific, MO – October, 29, 2020

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Looking for great jobs in Pacific, MO or Franklin County? Westside Personnel is here to help! We are holding a job fair on October, 29, 2020 at Quality Inn, 1400 W. Osage Street from 9am to 1pm. We have immediate full-time job openings available for: General Laborers Light Industrial / Warehouse Staff Forklift Operators Machine… Read more »

Tips for Once You Have Landed The Job

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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 »

Temporary to Permanent Employment

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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 »

Stop Losing Your Best People

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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 »

The Benefits of Working with Warehouse Staffing Agencies

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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 »

3 Common Interview Questions For Manufacturing Jobs

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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 »

4 Tips to Help Nail Your Chances at a New Job

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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 »