Peoplelink: The Blog!

  • 6 Silly Interview Mistakes

    March 11, 2014

    As a leading staffing agency, we’ve seen it all when it comes to mistakes made during the job interview. Here is a funny (and scary) look at some of the biggest blunders. If you’re searching for a job, whatever you do, don’t end up on this list! #1. Chewing Gum Ok, so you want to have fresh breath when you meet your

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  • Peoplelink’s Shining Star, March 2014

    March 10, 2014

    Peoplelink is pleased to announce that Elizabeth May has been chosen as our March Shining Star employee. Elizabeth is a Press Operator Assistant at RX Technology. She reports to the Joplin, Missouri Peoplelink branch. Elizabeth has worked at RX Technology for nearly four years. She started as a boxer, packaging and palletizing, and moved to a Press Operator Assistant position.

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  • Giving Marching Orders to Your Staff

    March 4, 2014

    As a manager, it’s your job to direct your staff so they can get orders out the door, complete projects and keep the company humming along. Sometimes, though, that can be easier said than done. This is especially true when you consider the fact that your team is made up of a diverse group of personalities. To help you give

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  • Addition By Subtraction: Enhance Your Team by Firing Under-performers

    February 25, 2014

    As a leading recruiting agency, Peoplelink can tell you the bottom performers at work will pull others (along with your company) down. It’s a simple fact. And yet, many organizations are reluctant to let sub-par employees go for a variety of reasons, including the following fears: “Maybe this is a bad patch and things will get better.” “Having somebody doing the job

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  • How to List Temp Work on Your Resume

    February 18, 2014

    Worked as a temporary in the past? Wondering the best way to highlight that experience on your resume? As one of today’s leading staffing agencies, Peoplelink has a few suggestions for showcasing your temporary work history – and the full range of expertise you’ve gained through it: Tip #1: Don’t Shy Away From It Some candidates are fearful about putting temporary work

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  • Advice for Effective Offsite Management

    February 11, 2014

    In theory, managing an offsite team shouldn’t be much different from managing an in-house. After all, you’re still bringing different personalities together to achieve common goals. But, as a leading recruiting agency, Peoplelink knows that in practical terms, managing employees who work in different locations can be far different from supervising those on-site, posing a variety of challenges as a result.

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